Once a year, at the Fuji Shibazakura Matsuri (富士芝桜まつり ), you can enjoy a marvellous sight : Mt. Fuji with hundreds of thousands of flowers blooming. All pictures available on my other website dedicated to travels in Japan – image-japan – along with a video and the coordinates.
Even the ugliest of houses can hold a bit of beauty !
Took my wife’s RX1 along for lunch – she inadvertently left it at home ;-) Still very impressed by the results !
The Garden is located on the highest hill in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Providing a place for 60,000 orchid plants – consisting of 400 species and more than 2,000 hybrids – is the three hectares of carefully landscaped slopes. The design concept presenting the display of plants in four separate color zones: the “spring” zone ...
Wild poppy flowers groing among wheat crops in Normandy.
Too much rain in Tokyo nowadays, even the plants have had enough of it ! Ok, to be fair I have to say that it is normal : it’s the rainy season after all.
Bucolic mood for spring…
Late laundry in the small streets of Kagurazaka – ISO 10,000 !
Somewhere in Kagurazaka, Tokyo : simple and beautiful, very japanese !
A lonely survivor in Hakone.
Straight from the camera. After a bit more than a month, I can now say that I really like my 50mm/f1.2L ! On par with another favourite lens of mine, the 16-35mm/f2.8L.
Cute little bouquet !
That’s how new businesses are greeted in Japan : expensive flowers offered and displayed outside or in the lobby. Quite often the gifts even originate from direct competitors ! By the way, this is yet another new restaurant in Kagurazaka.
Some of my favourite photos of Cherry Blossoms in Japan.
Happy Bokeh Wednesday !
@ Home in Tokyo…
Part 3: the Photographers…
Part 2: the Crowd…
Part 1 : The Flowers…
@ Fujiya, Ginzan Onsen