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Stable 12 Brewing Company

I was asked to do some behind the scenes photography of Stable 12 Brewing Company as they did their “First Canning” of their “Wild West – West Coast Style India Pale Ale”.

It was not hard to say “Yes” to this assignment, and off I was to Phoenixville.

Little did I realize, that “First Canning” was literally “First Canning”!

The Canning machine was in the final stages of being installed!

With that in mind, here are a few images from behind the scenes!

Bring Christmas time, the main bar was decorated for the season!

Stable 12 - The main bar area at Christmas time.
The main bar area at Christmas time.

What’s on tap?

What is on tap?
What is on tap?

The folks behind the beer.

If you want more on the story behind the beer

I want to thank the folks at Stable 12 Brewing Company for allowing me to document such a unique event!

Good luck and hope to see you all soon!

- Andrew
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2016 Music – BWW – Fire & Wine Festival

Some images of the various musical bands at the 2016 Black Walnut Winery – Fire & Wine Festival in Sadsburyville in Chester Country PA.

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2016 Black Walnut Winery – Fire & Wine Festival

Various images taken at the 2016 Black Walnut Winery – Fire & Wine Festival in Sadsburyville in Chester Country PA.

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Remote Controlled Airplanes – CC Balloon Festival

The Remote Controlled Airplanes exhibition was a new addition this year balloon festival, and proved to be a big draw for everyone there.

The rc planes were paraded through the excited crowd.

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Moving a jet rc airplane runway through the crowd.

Only to be followed by this bi-winged beauty!

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Moving a bi-wing rc airplane runway through the crowd.

Here are some pilot/owners of these beautiful creations –

Bi-Wing Airplane – Pitts Python

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Proud pilot/owner with his bi-wing airplane.
Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
A bi-wing airplane with some balloons.

Jets Airplane – Royal Air Force (Red Arrows)

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
A pre-flight check with pilot /owner.

The Red Arrows, officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, is the aerobatics display team of the Royal Air Force based at RAF Scampton. The team was formed in late 1964 as an all-RAF team, replacing a number of unofficial teams that had been sponsored by RAF commands.

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
More pre-flight checks.

The amount of detail that goes into these machines is incredible!

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Cockpit detail of one of the jet airplanes.

In flight images

Watching these planes zoom past you, is incredible!

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Nothing but clear skies…

It was generally agreed by those photographers in the in-field, that this craft was the hardest to photograph…

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Coming in for a landing…

One wonder… The announcer was saying that this jet was buzzing by the field at 170 mph!!

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
A crowd of interested viewers.

And it still looks fast when grounded!

Candy Drop

Also new, was the candy drop!

Images of remote controlled airplanes taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Candy drop time!!

One of the traditional single winged airplanes, flew up twice, and dropped candy over the field, with children and parents eagerly rushing to gather as much as they candy as they could.

Personally, I hope they continue the rc airplane event/exhibit!

If you happen to know more info on these planes, I would like to update any info that is incorrect!

Questions and Information can be addressed to the Contacts page.

- Andrew
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The Balloons of CC Festival

I regret that I only got to spend Saturday afternoon at the Festival, but I did get to see the various balloons in action!

Inflation, the good kind!

A common terminology mistake, you do not NOT “Blow Up” balloons… That is not a good thing, because there is nothing left, and someone might get hurt…

Balloons must be Inflated!

Images taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
A river of balloons.

After being rolled out, fans are used to start the ‘cold’ inflation –

Images taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Another interior view of a balloon.
Images taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
A look on the inside…

Once the pilot feels the time is right, the ‘hot’ inflation begins –

Images taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
A pilot watching the flames inflate the balloon.

And the splendor of the rising balloons as they take shape in the air!

and finally the balloons with its passengers floats off into the wind currents…

Images taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
No One Was Hurt!! – It’s just the angle!

and the sunset…

Images taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Balloons at sunset…

off they go…

Images taken during the 10th Anniversary Chester County Balloon Festival at New Garden Airport in Toughkenamon PA.
Good Night Balloons!

If you have any Questions or Comments, please feel free to Contact me!

- Andrew
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