November 27, 2013

Cherry Blossoms, Nakameguro

Photograph by Giovanni Pascarella, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

Nakameguro in Tokyo is one of the most famous places for admiring the blossoming cherry trees in the middle of the city.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? Beautiful simply by being, cherry blossoms are an easy get (and I fall for them every time). What is not so easy is making a shot that is unique. I like that my eye is first caught by, and then travels past, the spray of blossoms, continuing along the light-refracted river to the tiny people on the footbridge at the end. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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91 comments
huni m.
huni m.

captured a great view!!!

jackie childs
jackie childs

So mysterious, yet so inviting. The clarity that comes through due to the lighting really sets this photo up. Would love to walk along here.

Brian Grover
Brian Grover

so bright and colorful! Love this picture!! 

Shannon T
Shannon T

I love photos that make me wish I were there as in this case. It feels so peaceful even though there is clearly lives being lived all around. The water looks like one could walk on it.

Sigit Iriantoro
Sigit Iriantoro

to think when could be able to visit the wonderful place or just able to dream it ....#sad

Janice H.
Janice H.

Such a lovely picture with the always beautiful cherry blossoms!      So many pretty colorful delights in this picture.   Captured the scene perfectly!

Tex Vel
Tex Vel

Hot dog!!! NICE PICTURE one of the best I've seen in NG

Dave Powell
Dave Powell

I lived about 2 blocks from here for my first 8 years in Tokyo... 

Luigi Dei Luigi Lia
Luigi Dei Luigi Lia

A little but so fascinating old dream of a very old friend becomes true!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations!

Luigi

Marie Mesaros
Marie Mesaros

Great foto. Fond remembrnces of walking in a pink cloud at cherry blossom time; petals at my feet, blossoms above

Jill Dunphy-Hanns
Jill Dunphy-Hanns

Gorgeous! I want to follow the walkway and enjoy every minute of it.

Susan S.
Susan S.

Beautiful image...Congratulations on being selected for Photo of the day!

Carol Owens
Carol Owens

Photo helps the soul to rest. I lived in Wash., D.C. and enjoyed the beautiful blossoms as I sat on a bench and had lunch. Memories bring comfort to aging soul. 

Madhu Swaroop
Madhu Swaroop

the best of cherry blossoms...love the reflection too...

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