Category: Sakura

Photo of Cherry Blossom in Tokyo

Firstfruits of Spring

The Sakura have begun blooming around Tokyo – Spring is officially here! Camera: Nikon D7000 Lens: Nikon 35mm f/1.8G Shot Info: f/2.8 | 125sec | ISO100 | 35mm Click Here To Purchase A Print
Matsumoto Castle Japan

Cherry Blossoms in Matsumoto

Last year at the beginning of April my family took a much needed vacation to the town of Matsumoto in Nagano Prefecture. So far it’s been one of our favorite places that we’ve visited in Japan, although I’m sure the experience was helped by the fact that we had been sick most of the Winter! And I’m sure it didn’t hurt that the Sakura were blooming during our trip either. The blossoms in the city...
Photo of cherry blossom street in Japan

Cherry Blossom Street in Matsudo

In my town here in Japan there’s a great little street known as sakura dori (Sakura Road) which is lined for probably 1 or 2 kilometers with Cherry Blossoms. They usually have a big festival on this road but last year the season came very early and unfortunately they weren’t able to do it. I still go to visit the road though and take some photos. This photo isn’t technically great for a lot of...