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Soft Purples


Bearded iris
Ridge, Maryland — April 2017
Sony a6300 + Zeiss Sonnar 50/1.5 ZM

It’s Crocus Time!


A little dash of color
Central Maryland — March 2017
Sony a6300 + Zeiss Sonnar 50/1.5 ZM

If you’re into color, this is the time of year for the brilliantly saturated colors of spring to jump forth.  I always love it and make a point of hunting out my favorite spots to find the latest blooms.

Cherry Blossoms 2018 (Or Sakura 桜)


Cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin
Washington, DC — March 2017
Sony a6300 + Voigtländer Ultron 21/1.8 ASPH II

It’s almost that time of year again — the cherry blossoms are about to bloom in Washington, DC!  They were forecast earlier to be at peak by March 22nd or 23rd, but the cold spell we’ve been having for the past week has slowed things down a bit, so they are expected to peak sometime next week — closer to March 27th or later.

You can read more detailed conditions about the cherry blossoms here, and the National Park Service official prediction here, and a live webcam of the blooms here. Continue Reading →