Watch This Breathtaking Timelapse Of World’s Largest Hot Air Balloon Festival

The world’s largest hot air balloon festival, The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, is stunningly epic and has been set to a timelapse. Timelapses are a thing of beauty, but when you combine it with another pretty thing, the results are amazing.

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta timelapse is available to watch below.

The timelapse video beautifully displays the hot air balloons inflating one by one, as people frequently shift spots on the screen. Once inflated, the hot air balloons take off into the distant Albuquerque, New Mexico sky.

The world’s largest hot air balloon festival has been captured on film by Knate Myers. The timelapse is masterfully created, and set to an ambient electronic track that fits the video perfectly.

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta timelapse creator says in the description of the video:

Every year the city of Albuquerque host the largest hot air balloon event in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Each morning begins very early as a group of 6-12 hot air balloons known as Dawn Patrol, ascent into the deep blue sky before sunrise. These skilled pilots test wind and weather conditions as other pilots and crew begin to lay out hundreds of balloons across the field.

Just a dawn begins to break, the next wave of balloons begin to lift off. When the sun rises above the Sandia Mountains it simultaneously fills the morning with beautiful light as the balloons fill the sky with color. The next 60-90 minutes are a great mix of fun and chaos as several hundred more balloons lift off, wave after wave.

I had a absolute blast capturing this nine day festival. Even though the weather cancelled several events it was nevertheless an incredibly beautiful and successful time! Thank you for taking the time to watch :)

The world’s largest hot air balloon festival timelapse is spectacle you must see to believe. The sight of hundreds of hot air balloon drifting through the sky is truly breathtaking.


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