Monday, January 20, 2014

White Cherry Blossoms

The cherry blossom (sakura) is Japan's unofficial national flower. It has been celebrated for many centuries and holds a very prominent position in Japanese culture. There are many dozens of different cherry tree varieties in Japan, most of which bloom for just a couple of days in spring. The cherry blossoms open as early as January and come into full bloom around the beginning of April. Below is a selection of 12 beautiful analog photos of cherry blossoms.

cherry blossom by patricia.dries

sakura by .megu.

**S✿✿C** by LiLi S.

White cherry blossom by Pankha Nikon

Film - Canon A-1 - Cherry White - 3-29-09 by mosley.brian

white cherry by TinoTino

white blossoms by sweet potato anna

spring tunes. by ZI.NGUYEN

Y_18940029_SS F3_50_2 FSuperia200 cherry by jim sedgley

Against the blue sky by Lindeberg Feller

untitled by slothic

untitled by The Master & Marisa

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1 comment :

  1. These are absolutely gorgeous photos. You'd think seeing as colour is such a fundamental feature of flowers, these photos would look a bit flat, but I think the black and white really works here.

    Charli @ Urban Design Flowers

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