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cherry blossoms in the Nakameguro district of Tokyo
November 27, 2013

Cherry Blossoms, Nakameguro

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Nakameguro in Tokyo is one of the most famous places for admiring the blossoming cherry trees in the middle of the city.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? Beautiful simply by being, cherry blossoms are an easy get (and I fall for them every time). What is not so easy is making a shot that is unique. I like that my eye is first caught by, and then travels past, the spray of blossoms, continuing along the light-refracted river to the tiny people on the footbridge at the end. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Giovanni Pascarella, Your Shot
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