Each part of the life of cherry blossoms has its charm: after the full-bloom perfection, the withering offers another moment of great natural beauty… In Japan, the spectacle of petals slowly falling to the ground is compared to the snowfall, being called sakura fubuki, the “snowfall of cherry blossoms".
A wonderful ending for the Hanami period…
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Lens: 8-16mm F/4.5-5.6G
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160s
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 400
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: