Spring Sakura

Sakura at Kyoto Incline

Breathtaking

Breathtaking

Spring Sakura

Spring Sakura

Catching a glimpse

Catching a glimpse

Kimono with Sakura

Kimono with Sakura

embankments

embankments

Getting set for photos

Getting set for photos

Strolling

Strolling

Kyoto poi

Kyoto poi

Closeup

Closeup

Happy

Happy

Every man and his dog was out today in the great weather

Every man and his dog was out today in the great weather

So many trees

So many trees

Details of the Incline

Details of the Incline

The old interchange between tracks and water

The old interchange between tracks and water

Sunny day

Sunny day

Playing in the park

Playing in the park

Sakura wedding

Sakura wedding

Wouldn't be Japan without the tour guides

Wouldn’t be Japan without the tour guides

A picnic with the city backdrop

A picnic with the city backdrop

Petals falling

Petals falling

Different shades

Different shades

Nice

Nice

pink pink pink

pink pink pink

Walking the rails

Walking the rails

Everyone looking for a good photo spot

Everyone looking for a good photo spot

The dark and the pink

The dark and the pink

Spring

Spring

Contrast of pink with the blue sky

Contrast of pink with the blue sky

Tunnel under the incline

Tunnel under the incline

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Kiyamachi Dori

One of the well known, distinctive streets in Kyoto city

One of the well known, distinctive streets in Kyoto city

The Takase river with Sakura is a great place to take photos

The Takase river with Sakura is a great place to take photos

Restaurants looking onto the Takase river

Restaurants looking onto the Takase river

There are so many tiny bridges crossing the river

There are so many tiny bridges crossing the river

Contrasts

Contrasts

The trees seem to be protecting the river, giving it some nice shade

The trees seem to be protecting the river, giving it some nice shade

I like the sunshine coming through the gates here

I like the sunshine coming through the gates here

Modern buildings blended with nature

Modern buildings blended with nature

A popular place for lunch or dinner

A popular place for lunch or dinner

A nice casual walk

A nice casual walk

The river contrasts the sakura nicely

The river contrasts the sakura nicely

Sakura

Sakura

More sakura

More sakura

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Ninnaji Temple

Rising above the Sakura

Rising above the Sakura

Walking up the road to Ninnaji from the station

Walking up the road to Ninnaji from the station

Entering Ninnaji Temple

Entering Ninnaji Temple

A walkway of sakura

A walkway of sakura

Serene

Serene

Hidden in the Sakura

Hidden in the Sakura

The Sakura here were feeling the rain a bit

The Sakura here were feeling the rain a bit

It might have bee raining, but there were lots of people out

It might have bee raining, but there were lots of people out

Sakura falling on the ground

Sakura falling on the ground

One of the smaller structures on the site

One of the smaller structures on the site

The pagoda peeks out above the sakura

The pagoda peeks out above the sakura

Close up of nature

Close up of nature

The umbrellas made the scene look all the more interesting

The umbrellas made the scene look all the more interesting

Rain falling on the Temple roof

Rain falling on the Temple roof

Map of the Ninnaji Temple grounds

Map of the Ninnaji Temple grounds

Waiting for the train

Waiting for the train home

Kamogawa

Kamogawa Sakura

Kamogawa

Kamogawa

Another photo I took of the Kamogawa river area with Sakura here. This was a really nice afternoon walk with good weather and great atmosphere on the river bank.

Kyoto Sakura

Sakura Weekend

Kyoto Sakura

A few really nice sakura trees here with branches reaching down to the water below

As the Sakura season is finishing for another year, I took some shots on the weekend taking advantage of the good weather.

Sakura with blue skies

Sakura with blue skies

Couples enjoying the banks of the Kamogawa River with Sakura

Couples enjoying the banks of the Kamogawa River with Sakura

Kamogawa

Kamogawa

A touch of HDR with the Sakura on the riverbanks

A touch of HDR with the Sakura on the riverbanks

Where did you enjoy the Sakura this year?