Spring has come to Washington, DC and there’s no better way to celebrate its arrival than by visiting with friends and taking in the beauty of the cherry blossoms. I’ve known Jessica and Justin for many years now and they’ve patiently let me practice my photography on them and their son. I really enjoyed watching this sweet family explore the tidal basin early in the morning in celebration of their anticipated new arrival – a baby girl! Dylan, their almost three year old, enjoyed looking for ducks and playing with sticks. Here are a few of my favorites from this session. Continue reading “Cherry Blossom Maternity Session”
This past Wednesday, I joined hundreds of other photographers around the tidal basin to capture the magnificent cherry blossoms that announce the beginning of spring in Washington, DC. It’s a bit cheesy/touristy, but they are just so darn beautiful and easy to photograph that I couldn’t resist. Et voila! Below are the results of that expedition.
The birds are chirping, the weather is slowly warming up. Aaaah, it must be spring! I don’t know why this winter has seemed particularly long, but it has. I’ve also been pretty bad about taking my camera out but no longer have an excuse! Also, I have more photos of the Capitol dome than I know what to do with. Maybe I can make a collage: the dome at night, in the morning, in winter, summer, spring, and fall, and…
Also, many people are waiting on the cherry trees to blossom. Almost! Next weekend should be the one. Although it’s certainly a huge tourist trap, the sight of the Tidal Basin covered in thousands of pink blossoms is just too pretty to miss.
This year, I also went to watch the circus elephants march past the Capitol dome. I have mixed feelings about the circus, but couldn’t resist the photo op. It was freezing cold that night, but it was worth it. Elephants in the streets of DC! It’s just too much.