Tag: cherry blossoms

Photographing Cherry Blossoms In Iwakuni, Japan

A little over a month ago in April, I was able to take a trip to photograph the cherry blossoms in one of my favorite places in Japan – the town of Iwakuni. More specifically, I spent almost all of my time around the Kintai Bridge and Iwakuni Castle area. This is a trip I have wanted to take for quite some time. I lived in Japan when I was a kid between 1995-96, and...

Beauty In The End

One of the things I love about cherry blossom season is how the beauty of the blossom pervades the entire season. That is to say, from the blossoming of the first flowers to the dropping of the final petals, there is a unique charm that can be enjoyed. In fact, in some ways, I would say it is after the trees have peaked and begin to shed their petals that you will find some the...

Japanese Sakura And A Taste Of New Creation

From the ages of 12-13, my family lived in the town of Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. We made many wonderful memories there, but one of my favorites was from our first cherry blossom season in Japan. I remember being awestruck at the beauty of the blossoms around the Kintai Bridge, and all the cultural elements that came with it. It was foreign in many ways, especially for a budding teenage boy living on an...

Free Japan HD Wallpapers From Cherry Blossom Season

Since travel to Japan is still impossible for most people due to the pandemic, I imagine there will be a lot of people wishing they could be here for cherry blossom season, daydreaming about hanami and the beautiful sights of this unique event. While I can’t open the borders for you, I can at least provide some beautiful images to enjoy while you daydream. Below are some of my favorite images from cherry blossom season...
Sakura Flow

Sakura Flow || Lightroom Only

I’ve taken many different images of sakura (cherry blossoms), from all sorts of angles and at various focal lengths, but there has been photo I’ve wanted to take for a while that I’ve had a hard time getting. Thankfully, while visiting Aomori Prefecture for a photography project recently, I found the perfect place to finally get this photo, which you can see below. The photo was taken in a section of the moat around the...