Azaleas of Spring

The best thing to look forward to after cherry blossoms is the Azaleas blooming and they stay around for quite aqhile. All the colors bloom at slight different times and gives the blooming a longer run. They were great this year, espceilay at Bryan Park in Richmond. They use to have a spectacular azalea garden but it has declined.

Taken with my Fujica AX-3 on Velvia 50 using my micro lens at f3.5

These light purple ones are right behind my house…

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These were at a clients house and were large bushes with the morning sun just coming up…

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Spring in Richmond 2015

Spring time is a glorious time of the year. Cherry blossoms are a sure sign of warmer weather and flowers are coming. This is at Brown Island down at the river in the city. Blossoms add a nice back drop and they are easy to get to even so close the the center of the city. Plenty of people out enjoying the weather.

Taken with Fujica AX-3 on Velvia 50.

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Cherry Blossoms Velvia

Blossoms were great this year, here are a few blossoms that I took my my Fujica AX-3 on Velvia 50 fujifilm. I wish there was more pink here in Richmond but most of them were white or slight pink. There is quite enough places to see blossoms in Richmond. These were taken at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Lakeside. The gardens had installed Cherry trees all around the pond which is new this year. They are not all that amazing but in a few years when they grow and become larger they will be great.

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Some blossoms had fallen on the pond in the Japanese garden…

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Fujica AX-3 at the Isle

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We went out in the fall to Belle isle to take pictures and enjoy some more fall foliage. I left work a little bit and my girlfriend had just resigned from her job so it was more of outing because she was in a great mood. We took our cameras and I still had some Velvia film in my AX-3 to shoot on the fall colors. The camera was set up looking at the city skyline. I decided to take a picture of the set up with my Fujifilm Xpro-1.

Xpro-1 with 23mm lens, f/1.4, 1/4000sec, ISO 200.