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Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 5 April 2013 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

The cherry blossoms were in full bloom on Tuesday. I wanted to contrast the orange bridge against a backdrop of blossoms. Even though it was cloudy the blossoms were still bright. By adjusting the exposure compensation by +1 1/3 I made sure the person wasn't too underexposed.

Canon EOS 50D 1/125 second F/5.0 ISO 250 225 mm

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Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well done indeed

5 Apr 2013 7:37am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


5 Apr 2013 1:36pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Cool! The contrast between the two works excellently, I also love the mood with him intrigued with taking his own photo. There's something so beautiful about cherry blossoms, I get that here.

5 Apr 2013 2:41pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

I like it a lot.

5 Apr 2013 7:15pm

Basile Pesso from Between, Spain

Excellent. I like how he looks quite anxious among the delicacy of the trees.

21 Apr 2013 9:24pm