17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sakura Rain

At the end of cherry blossom season in Japan, the slightest gust of wind makes petals fall from the sky like rain. They especially looked like rain while falling on this woman, the petals popping against the black umbrella, mountains and traditional homes lining the street.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 07.2019
Photo Location: Iwakuni, Japan
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Arielle Valenzuela