Cherry Blossom, known as the beginning of spring in some countries, are treated like a big festival. People flooded to the sites where cherry blossoms are and take amazing pictures all varieties of pink. Here we handpicked some breathtaking Cherry Blossom Photography around world. We have to say, it is definitely one of the most beautiful sights every spring. So if you can find any nearby, take a look at below photos to enjoy the splendid view.
Held annually since 2001, the Aboriginal Cherry Blossom Festival in Taiwan attracts a large number of visitors to their 2,000 cherry blossom trees. While viewing them during the day would be spectacular enough, stick around till night and you’re in for an amazing treat – enjoying the dreaming cherry blossom in colorful lights. During the festival, a lamplight is placed on each of the cherry trees, creating the romantic and poetic appearance of a colorful cherry blossom veranda. [source]
Sakura is the Japanese name for cherry trees and their blossoms. In Japan it is an omen of good fortune and is also an emblem of love, affection and represents spring. Cherry blossoms are an enduring metaphor for the fleeting nature of life, and as such are frequently depicted in art.
Every year the Japanese Meteorological Agency and the public track the sakura zensen (cherry-blossom front) as it moves northward up the archipelago with the approach of warmer weather via nightly forecasts following the weather segment of news programs. The blossoming begins in Okinawa in January and typically reaches Kyoto and Tokyo at the end of March or the beginning of April.
These days are the best Sakura-viewing time in Tokyo. One of my friend who on the business trip to Japan, shared these photos with me. That is so beautiful and romantic. I posted some of them here, and hope you also enjoy.