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a field of baby blue eye flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan
October 25, 2014

The Blue Universe

About 4.5 million Nemophila menziesii—a California wildflower commonly known as baby blue eyes—carpet the hills at Hitachi Seaside Park in Japan. According to photographer Hiroki Kondo, who calls this landscape “the blue universe,” the flowers peak from the end of April to the first week of May. This photo was submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest. Enter your best shot by October 31 for a chance to win. Download wallpaper » See all contest entries » Browse galleries of our editors' favorites »
Photograph by Hiroki Kondo

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