100th spring

A few hardy originals still remain of the cherry trees gifted to the US by Japan in 1912. They and all the newbies put on another spectacular show around the Tidal Basin last week. This image, inspired by an old Japanese screen, was taken on the first day of spring!

Apps: Filterstorm, Blender, PicGrunger, Retouch


New Pansies

It's spring, and new pansies are popping up everywhere. Here's a tribute to this plucky little flower.

Apps: Filterstorm, Snapseed, Blender, PhotoForge, Rays