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Clouds of Them

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Cherry blossoms -- Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)Contax T + Zeiss Sonnar 38/2.8Kodak Ektar 100 + C-41 commercial processing

Cherry blossoms — Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)
Contax T + Zeiss Sonnar 38/2.8
Kodak Ektar 100 + C-41 commercial processing

Tom’s Place

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Jefferson Memorial while waiting for the dawn -- Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)Sony RX1R II + Zeiss 2.0/35mm

Jefferson Memorial while waiting for the dawn — Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)
Sony RX1R II + Zeiss 2.0/35mm

Pink Sakura 櫻

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Cherry blossoms at peak -- Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)Sony RX1R II + Zeiss 2.0/35mm

Cherry blossoms at peak — Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)
Sony RX1R II + Zeiss 2.0/35mm

Exquisite Sakura 櫻

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Cherry blossoms at peak -- Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)Sony RX1R II + Zeiss 2.0/35mm

Cherry blossoms at peak — Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)
Sony RX1R II + Zeiss 2.0/35mm

They’re Here!

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Cherry blossoms at peak -- Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)Sony RX1R II + Zeiss 2.0/35mm

Cherry blossoms at peak — Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (March 2016)
Sony RX1R II + Zeiss 2.0/35mm

Observed just at sunrise yesterday… cherry blossoms, in all their glory.

Cherry Blossom Watch Update

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The Tidal Basin — Washington, DC (April 2015) Leica M7 + Kodak Portra 400 + Leica Summilux 21/1.4 ASPH

The Tidal Basin — Washington, DC (April 2015)
Leica M7 + Kodak Portra 400 + Leica Summilux 21/1.4 ASPH

The National Park Service has predicted that the cherry blossoms will begin to hit peak this Friday, March 18th.  However, it’s beginning to look like that’s optimistic, and that they will likely arrive later.  Please check all the links in this post to get a better sense of when peak blooms will arrive.

Live webcam of the cherry blossoms around the Washington Monument.
Live webcam of the cherry blossoms around the Jefferson Memorial.
Live webcam of the Washington Monument.
Live webcam of the DC Mall.

ABCD — A Blossom of Cherry Dreams

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Tidal Basin overlook -- Washington, DC (April 2015)Leica M3 + Ektar 100 + Leica Summilux 50/1.4 ASPH

Tidal Basin overlook — Washington, DC (April 2015)
Leica M3 + Ektar 100 + Leica Summilux 50/1.4 ASPH

Tentative Mallard

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Spotted while people watching -- Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (April 2015)Leica M7 + Kodak Ektar 100 + Leica Summilux 21/1.4 ASPH

Spotted while people watching — Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (April 2015)
Leica M7 + Kodak Ektar 100 + Leica Summilux 21/1.4 ASPH

Accidental Witness

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Getting adjusted -- Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (April 2015)Leica M7 + Kodak Ektar 100 + Leica Summilux 21/1.4 ASPH

Getting adjusted — Tidal Basin, Washington, DC (April 2015)
Leica M7 + Kodak Ektar 100 + Leica Summilux 21/1.4 ASPH

This is another example of what one can stumble upon when taking photos of the cherry blossoms — wedding photography. Continue Reading →

Baltimore SunShots “Spring” Honorable Mention

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Sunrise at the Tidal Basin -- Washington, DC (April 2015)Sony NEX-5N + Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/1.4

Sunrise at the Tidal Basin — Washington, DC (April 2015)
Sony NEX-5N + Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/1.4

You can find the Honorable Mention here.