This image is part of a set of three on the same theme of Spring blossom. As I was creating these I was walking the dog on my local large park and happened to come across a couple having a mock picnic under a cherry blossom tree with a professional photographer. Intrigued I discovered that in Japan it is customary to celebrate the blossom in communities it is called Hanami (花見, lit. "flower viewing") is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient ... Hanami was first used as a term analogous to cherry blossom viewing in the Heian era novel The Tale of Genji. Although a ... In cities like Tokyo, it is also common to have celebrations under the sakura at night. How beautiful.