Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing any type of balloon in the Show Balloons Photo contest with chances to win Gift Card Bundle and more!

A special thanks to our friend and professional photographer Jarrod Castaing for his collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Jarrod Castaing is an internationally award-winning Australian photographer specializing in landscape photography and photo workshops from our amazing world. Having been fortunate enough to travel through over 45 countries (and counting!), his passion is capturing those moments of light that only last for a few minutes, twice a day. Featured in publications and exhibitions, including the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington DC, Jarrod's photographs are held in collections around the world.

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner "A Look Inside Firefly" by jimstennette

"A fantastic kaleidoscope of colour made all the more interesting by a distant silhouette drawing you deeper into the image. Well timed and captured." - Jarrod Castaing

Congratulations Runner Up "The Second Balloon In Jurassic Park" by ron7cal

"With the colours of a Romanticism painting perfectly framed by the landscape the image gives a great sense of adventure and context to the journey ahead." - Jarrod Castaing

Congratulations Amateur Winner "Balloon" by dpinard

"A unique perspective, almost abstract in appearance, with wonderful shape and form being created by the low golden light." - Jarrod Castaing 

Congratulations People's Choice "Sweetness" by outlitephotography

"Balloon02" by markcarolan

"Balloon Sky (46/52)" by Meike_I

"Away" by mrpeeps

"Shadow" by Prijaznica

"Balloon." by Miss_G

"Ballons Albuquerque" by sergeramelli

"Dots" by russasanov

"A Boy and his Dog" by jodiandersonhattery

"inside the ballon " by Guillaume

"Hotair Balloon" by EmmaJPhotographie

"balloons at sunrise" by amiejames

"Ancient Bagan" by MyatMin

"Sunrise, hot air balloon and moon over the tulip field" by Freebilly

"Balloon above Giraffes" by staincliffe

"The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams " by alexandermils

"DSC_0555 " by italylover

"A Call From Beyond " by JBaptista

"Dark yet uplifting thoughts " by eraeber

"Arizona 4 " by Bigskyaerial

"OMW to Sunrise Kingdom~ " by micahmackenzie

"Balloons " by stratographic

"Paulina " by ivanabellazadro

"Sunrise in Bagan " by Remco_van_Adrichem

"New Mexico ballon festeble" by youngpaik

"Balloons over Bagan" by kathrynsklenakdannay

"Bagan Sunrise " by nakul

"Balloon Over the Sonoran Desert" by philipdrispin

"balloon riding" by kutlu

"Chase after your dreams..." by daliaa

"Early Morning Balloon" by tobysummers

"colors rising" by Dhtraveler

"Balloons over the temple " by nyaungyanthar

"Balloons 1" by MaccaPhoto

"Sunrise and the balloons." by Txilekoa

"Sunrise in Bagan" by manda0102

"flying girl and red suit case" by hanlismit

"Composite" by JulesK

"Arches&Balloons" by allanrowe

"Lift Off" by InfinitePhotography

"untitled" by GrahameRickard


"Wildebeest and balloons" by amona27

"Bird's eye view" by Lovenit

"Going up" by ImagesbyStina

"GCHotAirBalloon" by wolfgangmoritzer

"Man and his Balloon" by debcoimages

"Cappadocia" by pedropulido

"View Inside a Balloon" by intheloupe

"Hot Air Balloon " by Indyman

"PC250547" by sebastienbosc

"Hot Air Balloon Landscape" by stephaniemikuls

"Sunrise in Cappadocia" by ardaerlik

"Morning at Bagan Myanmar" by kenvinpinardy

"A Guy Could Get Lost in Here!" by avimiaaz

"Dawn of the Zeplin" by dallasgolden

"Bagan " by EleonoraMarangi

"Castle's balloon " by colinpasquier