D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms Are The Perfect #NoFilter Shot
Washington D.C.'s cherry trees have reached peak bloom
Cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. reached peak bloom on Friday—about a week earlier than average.
Stunning Instagram images inevitably followed.
Vocativ used our technology to curate some of the best geo-tagged Instagram pictures of the famous cherry trees that Japan gifted to the nation’s capital in 1912. Don’t expect many photos taken from above: The Federal Aviation Administration warned visitors that flying any type of drone is prohibited in D.C. and its surrounding areas.
If you’re looking for the perfect #nofilter photo, take heed: The National Cherry Blossom festival, which runs from March 20 to April 17, notes that peak bloom period, which starts a few days before the date of peak bloom, only lasts up to two weeks.