Spring begins to suggest its return when the plum blossoms of Kitano Shrine make their glorious appearance.
Great shot! Nice focus, colours and lighting...
1 Mar 2011 6:34am
Lovely picture! The balance between the three stems and their flowers is perfect. Good work :)
1 Mar 2011 6:52am
What a lovely title to go with this wonderful moment. Spring is awakening here in London, too.
1 Mar 2011 7:17am
Beautifully shot...an explosive image for sure. Marvelous.
1 Mar 2011 7:58am
Is to go crazy! White vision against the blue sky ... The wonder of spring in Japan ... Best regards, an Thanks!
1 Mar 2011 8:20am
wonderful spring shot!
1 Mar 2011 10:19am
wonderful . love this bright blue
1 Mar 2011 12:48pm
gorgeous blue !
1 Mar 2011 1:00pm
Beautifully framed against the blue sky! You DOF control is perfect GJC! Well done! ;-)
1 Mar 2011 1:48pm
Gorgeous image, love the strong colors and details!
1 Mar 2011 5:36pm
A wonderful spring hatching
1 Mar 2011 5:38pm
Magnificent detail, focus, and colors for sure. I miss our plum tree - When we lived in San Diego, we had an Apricot, Santa Rosa Plum, and Nectarine tree I miss those blossoms! This is a gorgeous image, sir!
1 Mar 2011 6:25pm
I will be in Japan in May, too late to have a hanami, and your photo really makes me regret that :-)
1 Mar 2011 8:15pm
I love seeing these blossoms against the beautiful blue sky.
1 Mar 2011 10:01pm
I love the saturated colour. Just when it seems Spring is coming it gets cold again.
2 Mar 2011 3:22am
depth of field, depth of field, depth of field makes this a good shot of flowers into a magnificent shot of flowers against a perfect sky backdrop.
2 Mar 2011 3:38am
I am amazed in front of this cliché small adorable spring beauty!!!
2 Mar 2011 6:31am
Fanatstic color! Beautiful shot!
2 Mar 2011 8:17am
Very bad weather of late overe here...cannot enjoy the flowers....so, I envy you!
2 Mar 2011 8:38am
Very nice ! Beautiful background bokeh !
2 Mar 2011 1:33pm
Wonderful bokeh, and I love the colour of the sky!
2 Mar 2011 4:37pm
2 Mar 2011 5:00pm
Beautiful shot :)
2 Mar 2011 8:01pm
Beautiful blue! Lovely contrasts.
4 Mar 2011 5:21am
4 Mar 2011 12:27pm
bravo pour le spotlight color,c'est trés mérité.
8 Mar 2011 7:26pm
. . . and Congrats on the Color Spotlight with this lovely posting, GJC. Nice one !
8 Mar 2011 7:48pm
@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks for the heads-up. I didn't know. I haven't had a photo highlighted in over 2 years, so I am glad to get this chance.
Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!
9 Mar 2011 4:30am
Congratulations for the "Spotlight Color. Good day.
9 Mar 2011 7:57am
Wonderful shot, with this DoF and tones.
Congratulations for the spotlight color
10 Mar 2011 4:57pm
I like the sharp foreground flowers against the blurred background ones against the blue sky!
12 Mar 2011 10:10am
16 Mar 2012 9:17pm
I like this ... :)
25 Mar 2012 3:02pm
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