"This photograph of a bridge on the canal in Omihachiman, Japan, is a great example of what the magic of light can do for a photograph. This is the immediate afterglow of sunset, a beautiful time for cityscapes and landscapes."
"April is a beautiful time in Korea. Cherry blossoms and a warm breeze make for a great stroll through the Changdeokgung Palace, one of several traditional palaces in the heart of Seoul."
"While wandering through Kyoto, Japan, I was mesmerized by the millions of cherry blossoms above me. It was the most beautiful sight I had ever seen. When the wind would blow, the delicate flowers fell from their branches, covering the earth like a blanket of pink snow."
"While visiting a coffee-growing farm on Hawaii's Big Island, I spotted this colorful blooming tree."
"A young girl enjoying a stick among the cherry blossoms at the Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn, N.Y., 2010."
"We paid ¥6 to get into the zoo so that we could see this popular pagoda in Tokyo's Ueno Park. The cherry blossoms have a way of making every picture look better."
"Photo taken April 2011 of the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C."
My first trip to Washington, D.C. coincided with the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. I had no idea of the millions of people that converge on the area and was pleasantly surprised to have gotten such a peaceful moment to take this shot.
"A beautiful day in D.C. I visited my daughter and we strolled around the city looking at the beautiful blossoming trees."
"A late March heavy wet snow on the trees that were in bloom made a colorful contrast. Photo taken at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in Saint Louis. Every week brings a new view in the gardens."
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