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almost ready

Posted by
Darkelf Photography (Perth, Australia) on 1 May 2014 in Plant & Nature.

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before going to Japan this year, i was really looking forward to the cherry blossoms (amongst many other things)... needless to say that i was not disappointed! they were beautiful everywhere and despite huge crowds of blossom admirers, there was always a quiet spot to be found...

this i captured on out first walk through Tokyo - we wen to Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and some trees were already blooming but most were still waiting for their turn... i really enjoyed that anticipation, especially when i noticed these beautiful buds beginning to come alive...

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1/1000 second F/4.0 ISO 100 50 mm

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II
1/1000 second
F/4.0
ISO 100
50 mm

tokyo
japan
asia
shinjuku
garden
spring
blossoms
plant
nature
24-105mm