Photographs by Stanley Johnson
“Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon?
Would you like to glide in my beautiful balloon?
We could flow among the stars, together you and I
For we can fly, up, up and away
(For we can fly)
In my beautiful, my beautiful balloon…”
The annual Adirondack Balloon Festival was held earlier this month at Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport in Queensbury, and Nippertown photographer Stanley Johnson was there to capture all of the glory of the colorful balloons in flight…