The Joy of Cherries

The Joy of Cherries

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, April 26, 2017.

Rain and Cherries

Cherries in the Rain

Cherry blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park today, Earthday April 22, 2017.

A Stroll down Cherry Lane

A Stroll down Cherry Lane

Cherry blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park today April 20, 2017.

Towering Blossoms

Towering Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms in Central Park and the twin towers of the San Remo apartment building today April 11,2017.

Cherry Lane

Cherry Lane

The Bridle Path along the Reservoir in Central Park morphed into a Cherry Lane; April 10, 2017.

The Beauty of a Blossom

A Blossoming Beauty

Carry blossom in Central Park, April 9, 2017.

In The Pink

In The Pink

Fitness under the cherry blossoms near the Reservoir in Central Park.

Cherries Galore

Cherries Galore

Cherry blossoms near the Sailboat Pond in Central Park, New York City.

Running With Cherries

Running With Cherries

Fitness under the cherry blossoms in Central Park.

Also Pilgrims Like Pink

Also Pigrims Like Pink

Pink Cherry blossoms on Pilgrim Hill in Central Park. Sculpted by John Quincy Adams Ward, The Pilgrim was gifted to Central Park by the New England Society in 1885.

Lady and A Tree

Lady and a Tree

Yoshina Cherry blossoms in Central Park.

Pink Tranquility

Thinking of all the victims in the Brussels attacks today, March 22, 2016.

Thinking of all the victims of the senseless and cowardly attacks in Brussels today, March 22, 2016.

First Cherries of Central Park

First Cherries of Central Park

The first cherry blossoms are out in Central Park.

Reflections of Spring

Looking in my rear view mirror to this spring and seeing Cherry Blossoms in the Japanese Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Looking in my rear view mirror to this spring and seeing Cherry Blossoms in the Japanese Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden


Fujifilm X100T

Cherry Walk in BW

Cherry Walk in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Cherry Walk in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.


Fujifilm X100T

Cherry Walk

Cherry Walk in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Cherry Walk in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.


Fujifilm X100T

Pink Delight

Cherry trees at the Reservoir in Central Park

Cherry trees at the Reservoir in Central Park


Fujifilm X100T (four frames merged in Photoshop)

On A Tapestry Of Blossoms

Cherry Trees on Pilgrim Hill in Central Park

Cherry Trees on Pilgrim Hill in Central Park


Ricoh GR

With Spring In Your Step

Cherry trees at the Reservoir in Central Park

Cherry trees at the Reservoir in Central Park


Fujifilm X100T

Shadows in the Pink

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City.

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City.


Ricoh GR

Under a Canopy of Pink

Cherry blossoms along The Reservoir in Central Park

Cherry blossoms along The Reservoir in Central Park


Ricoh GR

Abundance

Cherry blossoms in Central Park

Cherry blossoms in Central Park


Panasonic GX7 with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens.

Framed by Cherries

Framed by Cherries

Panasonic GX7 with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens

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A Pilgrim in the Pink

Cherry blossoms on Pilgrim Hill in Central Park

Cherry blossoms on Pilgrim Hill in Central Park


Spring blossoms at Pilgrim Hill in Central Park.

The Cherries of Pilgrim Hill

Cherry blossoms on Pilgrim Hill in Central Park

Cherry blossoms on Pilgrim Hill in Central Park


Lumix GX7 with the 20mm f1.7 lens.

Pretty in Pink

Under the Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City.

Under the Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City.


Olympus E-p1 with the m.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 lens.

Spring Seating

Cherry blossoms at the American Museum of Natural History at the 77th streeet entrance, New York City.

Cherry blossoms at the American Museum of Natural History at the 77th streeet entrance, New York City.


Olympus E-p1 with the m.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 lens.

Under the Cherry Blossoms #3

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City


Olympus E-P1 with the m.Zuiko 17mm f2.8 lens.

Under the Cherry Blossoms #2

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix 12-35mm f2.8 lens.

Under the Cherry Blossoms #1

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix 12-35mm f2.8 lens.

Hop-Along with Spring in Your Step

blossoms in Central Park, New York City

blossoms in Central Park, New York City


Canon S100.

Spring on a Scooter

Cherry blossoms and a man on a scooter in Central Park, New York City.

Cherry blossoms and a man on a scooter in Central Park, New York City.


Olympus OM-D with the m.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 lens.

Towering Blossoms #2

Cherry blossoms at the Central Park reservoir with the twin towers of the El Dorado in back, New York City.

Cherry blossoms at the Central Park reservoir with the twin towers of the El Dorado in back, New York City.


Canon S100.

Spring Pink

Cherry blossoms in Central Park

Cherry blossoms in Central Park


Olympus OM-D with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens

Blossoms and a Photographer

A photographer aiming at Cherry blssoms near the statue of the Polish King in Central Park

A photographer aiming at Cherry blssoms near the statue of the Polish King in Central Park


Olympus OM-D with a Lumix Lumix G Vario 100-300/f4.0-5.6 lens.

Towering Blossoms

Cherry blossoms and the twin towers of the El Dorado

Cherry blossoms and the twin towers of the El Dorado


Canon S100.

Blossoms revisited

Cherry blossoms at the Reservoir in Central Park

Cherry blossoms at the Reservoir in Central Park


A look back at the Central Park cherry blossoms in April, this time taken with the Olympus Stylus Epic 35mm camera on Fuji Superia 400 film.

Enjoying the Blossoms

Cherry blossoms in Central Park

Cherry blossoms in Central Park


Canon S100.

The Lady in the Red Coat

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City.

Cherry blossoms in Central Park, New York City.


Canon S100 and processed with Color Efex Pro4

Relaxing under the Blossoms

Cherry blossoms in Central Park

Cherry blossoms in Central Park


Panasonic G3 with an Olympus 45mm f1.8 lens.

Under a Canopy of Blossoms

Central Park, New York City.

Central Park, New York City.


Panasonic G3 with a Leica DG Summilux 25/f1.4 lens

Summer in March

77°F (25°C) in Central Park today.  The white cherries are out in full force - 3 weeks ahead of schedule.

77°F (25°C) in Central Park today. The white cherries are out in full force – 3 weeks ahead of schedule.


Panasonic G3 with a vintage OM 50mm f3.5 Macro lens.

An Excercise in Spring

Spring fitness in Central Park, New York City.

Spring fitness in Central Park, New York City.


Lumix LX3

A Spring Run

72°F (22°C) in Central Park today...the pink cherries are in bloom alonf the Reservoir in Central Park

72°F (22°C) in Central Park today…the pink cherries are in bloom alonf the Reservoir in Central Park


Lumix LX3

Pink and Yellow

"Heatwave" with temperatures at 72°F ( 22°C) today March 13 in Central Park - you can almost see the flowers jumping out of their buds.

“Heatwave” with temperatures at 72°F ( 22°C) today March 13 in Central Park – you can almost see the flowers jumping out of their buds.


Panasonic G3 with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 lens.

Pink

70°F  ( 21°C) today in Central Park.  The early Cherries are in full bloom, three weeks ahead of schedule.

70°F ( 21°C) today in Central Park. The early Cherries are in full bloom, three weeks ahead of schedule.


Panasonic G3 with a Leica DC macro-elmarit 1:28/45mm lens

Spring!!

The first Cherry blossoms in Central Park.....spring has arrived!

The first Cherry blossoms in Central Park…..spring has arrived!


Panasonic G3 with a m.Zuiko 45mm f1.8 lens

Dreaming of Spring

Cherry Blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City

Cherry Blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City


After some very intensely hot days in New York City spring seems a long time ago.
Canon G9

A Spring Jog

The Reservoir in Central Park, New York City.

The Reservoir in Central Park, New York City.


Konica Auto S2 rangefinder from 1965 with a Hexanon 45mm f1.8 lens. Taken on Fuji Superia 400 film.

A Pink Explosion

Cherry Blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City

Cherry Blossoms along the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City


A few warm days has made Central Park explode into Pink.
Captured with the Canon G9