Rain and Haze dominated the sky over Putrajaya during the weekend. In spite of that, thousands of city folks flocked to Precinct 2, hoping to catch a rare glimpse of the giants in the air…
Double Whammy. As though gloomy skies weren’t enough, a lift-off late into the evening (due to rain) compounded the difficult conditions for balloonists and photographers.
Nervous Clown. An airborne balloon keeping a close eye on a paramotor flying around it.
Vietnamese Cat. Participating balloonists from 24 countries, including Malaysia, thrilled the crowd on the ground.
Into The Clouds. There is beauty in adversity, photographically…
Maybe I Should Have. It was amazing to see so many cameras of all shapes and sizes pointed towards the sky. I am sure events like these help camera sales greatly.
Every Cloud Has A Golden Lining. For those who didn’t flee the rain, the heavens rewarded them with a beautiful sunset over the Putrajaya Lake.
Night Wait. The Night Glow event finally got underway at about 9 pm. When will organisers realise that such events should be conducted during the ‘magic hour’ when the sky is still bluish instead of pitch black? The Olympus IBIS (In-Body Image Stabilization) means no tripod was required. It was hand-holdable even with a very low shutter speed.
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