April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

Plum Beautiful

Photograph by Hideyuki Katagiri

"There is a culture around the cherry blossoms in spring in Japan, especially strong now," says Hideyuki Katagiri, who submitted this picture of a plum grove on Mount Takao to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. "But to me, the plum blossoms make me feel the coming of the season. This beautiful early morning light on the trees [seems to create] an explosion of spring."

This photo was submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

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12 comments
Andri P.
Andri P.

I am pretty sure that this is what paradise looks like!  The magic of spring in a photo!Congrats for the wonderful picture!

Hla Win
Hla Win

Color and light contract is very sensational. Congraculation

Dijana Lovren
Dijana Lovren

I am in desert Thar, Rajasthan, India, at the moment. And here Neem tree blossoms, it looks unbelievably nice.

Ayse Erel
Ayse Erel

Beautiful and promising blossoms of spring, so awesome!

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