Single Cherry Blossom

 
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A cluster of single flowering, cherry blossoms, in delicate pale pink with yellow tipped stamens.
Not sure of the exact name of this particular species but thought it was extremely pretty.
In Japan there is a legend that each spring a fairy maiden hovers low in the warm sky, wakening the sleeping cherry trees to life with her delicate breath.
Thanks for looking. :)

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A.Lovely - May 29, 2009 01:15 PM EDT
Jas this is such a wonderful composition of the cherry blossom. The colors are so pleasing. Nice framing with this photograph.
Jas - May 26, 2008 08:48 AM EDT
So glad you liked this one Alandra. I think it is one of my favourites too. I think I caught the lighting just right here. :)
alandrapal - May 26, 2008 06:14 AM EDT
this caught my eye at once, Jas. Love the delicate difference in the shades of pink, and the diagonal presentation too. Also the nice legend, that really goes well with this image. Delightful image.
Jas - Apr 30, 2008 12:59 PM EDT
Thanks, so much, for the nice comments Cindy! :)
Cindy - Apr 30, 2008 06:54 AM EDT
This is so pretty Jas and I love the soft shades of pink. How beautiful it looks and your framing is perfect :)
Jas - Apr 29, 2008 06:14 AM EDT
Thank you, Janice and Beverly, for your nice comments. Spring, tree, blossoms always brighten the day, I think. I was lucky to capture these before the rain came and spoiled them. :)
talsi - Apr 28, 2008 08:13 AM EDT
Very pretty - I like the diagonal composition.
sparkle1103 - Apr 25, 2008 09:51 PM EDT
What beautiful delicate cherry blossoms.
Jas - Apr 25, 2008 02:27 PM EDT
Thank you ALL for the great comments! Am so glad you liked the blossoms; Spring has really arrived on the Isle of Wight and we may even get a nice warm day tomorrow!? :)
TMR8 - Apr 24, 2008 08:11 PM EDT
Jas this is beautiful from the flowers to the boarders and colours.
shutterbug - Apr 24, 2008 06:04 PM EDT
Beautiful and I like the legend too. Carol
TravlynWomyn - Apr 24, 2008 05:17 PM EDT
Beautiful spray of the delicate flowers, Jas. Excellent input on the dialog too. Vicki
whittler113 - Apr 24, 2008 03:12 PM EDT
WOW!!what a nice shot.
chriss35 - Apr 24, 2008 02:17 PM EDT
Beautiful image of a single cherry blossom and I just love the description. Chriss:)
bubbalinn - Apr 24, 2008 12:05 PM EDT
Gorgeous photo Jas! I also really like your framing and your composition of the blooms is great, they are so pretty and definitely fill the frame. Great Job!
donwrob - Apr 24, 2008 09:50 AM EDT
Beautifully done! The framing really adds to the composition. Nice work Jas! I like the Japanese legend, a neat culture with tons of cool legends like that. Don

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