Shirakawa River, Kyoto Japan
Traffic on the way home from Mass became jammed packed once we got near the Okazaki area (of Kyoto), by the throngs coming to enjoy the cherry blossoms. I expected it to be crowded, but was surprised by the number of people milling around the Shirakawa river, with many sitting for lunch. It was nice.
But not everyone enjoyed the Cherry-Blossom Joie de Vivre of the area...
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 240 mm — 1/1000 sec, f/6.3, ISO 220 — full exif
sitting in ultra-packed traffic
It's a common problem each season.
Anthony took the opportunity to snap some shots as well...
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 500 mm — 1/500 sec, f/13, ISO 6400 — full exif
... and as a bonus garnered a wave from some ladies...
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 290 mm — 1/1000 sec, f/6.3, ISO 250 — full exif