A spring tree

I was sitting at a stop light and noticed this large pink tree in someones yard. I had my camera in the truck and snapped a photo before moving on. I really like the spring blossoms and all of the colors of the spring season. I think it would be cool if some trees were as colorful all of the time, but then I guess it wouldn’t be as special then. Photography-wise I never seem to tire of trying to capture that perfect spring blossom photo. I don’t think I’ve achieved that yet, or know if I ever will, but it is fun trying every year.

I processed this photo a little on the cool side and punched up the magenta a bit to enhance the blossoms. An added vignette keeps the focus on the big blob of color. Again, it’s just a grab shot – no real photography effort here – but I still like the results.

Colorful Tree in a Yard

© David Guidas

  One thought on “A spring tree

  1. March 22, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    Beautiful colors

  2. March 22, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    Beautiful – I love the results, David! It brings back memories of childhood and running under the trees next to my grandparent’s white farmhouse.

    • March 25, 2012 at 11:31 pm

      Thanks Karen. It’s amazing when you were young how many activities evolved around a tree.

  3. March 23, 2012 at 1:04 am

    I can only wish for a tree like this 🙂
    nice image, nice photo, nice tree

  4. Chloe
    March 23, 2012 at 1:29 am

    oh my gosh, is that a cherry blossom? stunning!

    • March 25, 2012 at 11:39 pm

      Thanks Chloe. Uhm, It could very well be, but I’m not always sure, especially from a distance.

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