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Weeping Sakura

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 15 May 2009 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Cherry blossoms in front of a Nara temple.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Standley from Carquefou, France

This is splendid Daryl. You did a great conversion job here!

15 May 2009 6:01am

@Standley: Thank you Richard!

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Beautiful. Such a graceful tree.

15 May 2009 10:46am

@Laurie: Thanks Laurie!

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! The contrasts and sweeping motion of the leaves are fantastic! What a beautiful shot, Daryl.

15 May 2009 12:32pm

@bluechameleon: Cheers bc!

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

I find the tree a bit overwhelming for the statue.....

15 May 2009 2:55pm

@vu@granby - Wolfgang: Tomorrow's shot might be more to your taste Wolfgang...!

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

This treatment has high contrast gives a very strong image! Superb!

15 May 2009 3:20pm

@Mathilde Collot: Thank you Mathilde!

SPunkt from Stuttgart, Germany

I like the contrast of the black branch and the blossoms. (as all the others do, too, reading the comments)

15 May 2009 4:07pm

@SPunkt: Cheers SPunkt!

Mariana from waterloo, Canada

Fantastic BW contrast ! Great composition !

15 May 2009 4:26pm

@Mariana: Thanks Mariana!

observing from North West, United Kingdom

The different tones and contrasts works very well, a very fine tree for the temple.

15 May 2009 8:07pm

@observing: Thanks Mike!

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Thats incredible, almost feels like an infra-red shot.

15 May 2009 8:55pm

@Richard_Irwin: Cheers Richard!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Simply gorgeous.

19 May 2009 9:30pm

@Steve Rice: Cheers Steve!

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

i agree -- gorgeous indeed!! a lovely composition -- makes me feel relaxed!

20 May 2009 3:14pm

@dj.tigersprout: Thanks dj!