Tag Archives: Spring Blossoms

Door

By Vladimir Brezina

The doors of NYC’s Upper East Side in the springtime—

Springtime door 1Springtime door 2Springtime door 3

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Door.

Vivid

By Vladimir Brezina

Earlier this spring in NYC’s Central Park…

Vivid 1Vivid 2

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Vivid.

Weekly Photo Challenge & Travel Theme: Spring Close-up

By Vladimir Brezina

This week’s Photo Challenge is Spring! (a little behind the curve as far as Wind Against Current is concerned: see here and here), and Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge is Close-up.

In our patch of Central Park, we know Spring has surely arrived when we notice the first insects flitting from flower to flower—

DSC_0123 cropped small
DSC_0155 cropped small
DSC_0095 cropped small 2
DSC_0131 cropped small
DSC_0133 cropped small 3
DSC_0187 cropped small
DSC_0104 cropped small 2

These photos are from mid-March of 2012—an early Spring that year! This year, the crocuses have long gone, and we haven’t seen any insects yet…

Another Spring Close-up is here.

Spring on Fifth Avenue

By Vladimir Brezina

This was then…

DSC_0103 cropped small

… and this is now!

Spring on Fifth Avenue 24

Continue reading

Happy Easter!

By Vladimir Brezina

After a hard winter, spring is finally opening up…

DSC_0106 cropped small

Travel Theme: Pink

By Vladimir Brezina

Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge this week is Pink.

In NYC’s Central Park not so long ago, pink was an artificial color.

Pink in Winter

But very soon now, it will grow on every tree—

DSC_0467 cropped smallDSC_0194 cropped small 2DSC_0191 cropped smallDSC_0481 cropped smallDSC_0074 cropped smallDSC_0505 cropped smallDSC_0374 cropped smallDSC_0379 cropped small

These photos were taken in April 2013. Hopefully, a preview of coming attractions!

Another classic NYC event, later on in June, at which pink is surely the ruling color is here.

Travel Theme: Delicate

By Vladimir Brezina

Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge this week is Delicate.

I wanted to come up with a Fall photo, but “Delicate” keeps suggesting Spring…

DSC_0161 cropped small

… and we do have readers in the southern hemisphere :-)