Cherry Blossom Photography Tips

Tips for taking photos of Washington DC’s cherry blossoms.

Using Drones at the Tidal Basin

If you're tempted to take photos or video of the cherry blossoms from a drone--or indeed anywhere nearby--don't do it.… Read More

March 23, 2017

The Floral Library

Consisting mostly of several varieties of colorful tulips, the Floral Library is located at the northeast corner of the Tidal… Read More

November 9, 2016

Ultra-High Resolution Panorama of the Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin

An ultra-high resolution 3-gigapixel panorama of Washington DC's Tidal Basins with the cherry blossoms in bloom. Read More

March 31, 2016

Cherry Blossom Photo Tours

If you're looking improve your photography skills, a hands-on photo tour of the cherry blossoms can be a wonderful way… Read More

March 6, 2017

Family or Engagement Photos with the Cherry Blossoms – Local Professional Photographers

Looking to hire a professional photographer for family, engagement, or portrait photos with the cherry blossoms? Here are some recommendations. Read More

April 9, 2019

Tips for Taking Cherry Blossom Photos with Your Smartphone

Ideas for playing to the strengths of the camera you have with you all the time. Read More

June 29, 2016

Using the Sun

The sun can be a very dramatic addition to your photos of Washington DC's cherry blossoms. Read More

January 16, 2016

Avoiding the Crowds

Crowds are an integral part of Washington DC's cherry blossom season. But there are ways you can avoid them and… Read More

March 18, 2020

Shooting in the Dark

The cherry blossoms look great during the day, but there are also photographic opportunities at night. Read More

January 16, 2016

Take the Weather as it Comes

Springtime in Washington can bring a mixed bag of weather, from stunningly clear spring days to overcast, drizzly, and cool.… Read More

January 16, 2016