Cherry Blossom Time As En Plein Air Portrait Studio

All pictures Leica M-240 with 50mm APO-Summicron-Asph.  Click on picture for detailed viewing.

It’s Cherry Blossom Time in Washington, D.C. and everyone is enjoying the nice weather.

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It’s a time for relaxation in the suddenly gorgeous spring, which given how consistently cold the winter was, provides immediate happiness.

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But it’s also a time in which people come to the Mall to have their picture taken, and everyone is either posing for a picture…

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taking a picture…

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Or reviewing a picture.

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The mass  phenomenon of people taking pictures of themselves is a byproduct of the Smartphone Revolution.

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But everyone loves getting their picture taken during Cherry Blossom Time, even if it’s not by the person to whom they thought they’d given the assignment.

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It can all be a bit much.  Until you see how happy it makes everyone.

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One Response to “Cherry Blossom Time As En Plein Air Portrait Studio”

  1. […] in America buying a compact camera these days?  Last night, in what amounts to our first annual People Taking Pictures Of People Taking Pictures Of People Taking Pictures Of… Themselves, we saw a fair number of folks out with their Canons and Nikons and, interestingly, Fuji cameras. […]

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