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crazy cherry

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 26 September 2016 in Plant & Nature.

You know cherry usually blooms only in spring. But it can bloom in autumn. It is called 狂い咲き kurui-zaki in Japanese, it literally means crazy blooming. Insect damage by hyphantria cunea is said to be one of its cause.
September 24, 2016 @平安神宮

Canon EOS 70D 1/250 second F/4.0 ISO 100 160 mm

Please leave your comments.

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique, plein de légèreté. )

26 Sep 2016 5:49am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Superb capture !~

26 Sep 2016 5:59am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

I like this pink crazy

26 Sep 2016 6:47am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb capture and beautiful composition!

26 Sep 2016 6:55am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Bravo !

26 Sep 2016 7:22am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Sweet presentation of this lovely moment . .

26 Sep 2016 7:28am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Beautiful semi-macro pic. I can touch the butterfly...

26 Sep 2016 8:05am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle scène! un beau papillon

26 Sep 2016 9:22am

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Two seasons in one photo, a beautiful scene.

26 Sep 2016 10:00am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a beautiful world you capture here

26 Sep 2016 11:08am

Frances from Boston, United States

This is a superb image, the butterfly in this shot is wonderful.

26 Sep 2016 11:35am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful crazy blooming !

26 Sep 2016 12:02pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

crazy, but maybe happy

26 Sep 2016 12:23pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful capture of this lovely cherry blooming. Excellent. :)

26 Sep 2016 12:26pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Thank you for the explications

26 Sep 2016 3:53pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The butterfly enjoys the strange blooming season. A lovely shot.

26 Sep 2016 4:14pm

Laurent from Villefontaine, France

beautiful butterfly and indeed strange blooming for the period.

26 Sep 2016 4:21pm

Shahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

beautifully done

26 Sep 2016 4:36pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Well seen and photographed.

26 Sep 2016 4:48pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Interesting information on this cherry blossom in autumn. Great capture of the fluttering swallowtail as well.

26 Sep 2016 5:48pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Love that it attracted a beautiful butterfly

26 Sep 2016 6:38pm

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

Wow,I like to see them.
Two wonderful things at the same time.

26 Sep 2016 6:56pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

a dreamy image, hiro! :-))

26 Sep 2016 8:28pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Nice little butterfly. Thanks for the caption.

26 Sep 2016 8:57pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful image...:-)

27 Sep 2016 3:57am

k@ from Paris, France

Ah, the vibrating wing....

27 Sep 2016 11:42am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


27 Sep 2016 1:34pm