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Ume-sure February 28, 2009

Filed under: Japan,photography,travel — erinp @ 8:05 pm
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Cherry blossoms, or sakura, are a big deal in Japan. So big that the news has a special weather segment on every night when cherry blossom season starts so you know when they will be in bloom. I think that plum blossoms, or ume, are equally as beautiful, and we were in Japan during prime ume viewing. I practiced using my digital macro setting. A lot. Here are some of my favorites–please vote on which one I should frame (if any)!

1. ume1

2. ume2

3. ume3

4. ume4

5. ume5

6. ume6

7. ume7

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8 Responses to “Ume-sure”

  1. Adina Says:

    2, 4, and 5. Groups of three always look great on a wall. You need a whole “Ume Period”. Haha.

  2. iheartfilm Says:

    We have a plum in our yard. Can’t wait till it starts blossoming again.

    Chris

  3. WeezerMonkey Says:

    You did such a nice job with your macro setting! 🙂

    I like 6 and 5.

  4. Grace Says:

    I vote for #5. I don’t know what macro settings are, but I have a feeling that I should go find out. Your photos turned out great!

  5. Melanie Says:

    They are all great!

  6. knitwick Says:

    I love #s 5, 6 and 7. The colors in #6 are really striking…

  7. andrewjoslyn Says:

    #5 or #6, but I think #5 is best.


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