Pilots prepare balloons for take-off as crowds take in the sights prior to Saturday’s balloon launch.
Firing up the torch to inflate one of the balloons Saturday morning is one of 23 scheduled pilots.
A group of balloon enthusiasts watch from canoes on the Yakima River as the skies fill on Saturday.
The skies are filled with an array of color as the balloons fly over the glassy waters of the Yakima River on Saturday.
A balloon begins to take on hot air before it lifts above the grounds of the Prosser Airport.
Photo by Job Wise
A family watches from the parking area at the Prosser Airport as the pilots start to inflate their balloons prior to launch Saturday morning
A balloon pilot maneuvers just above the tree line, giving spectators a closer view.