This photograph is taken in Rikugien Garden in Tokyo Bunkyo-ku. I visited this garden after a long time. In the lawn inside the garden, the azalea was cared for finely. A typical style of a Japanese garden is a stroll garden. This is a garden which makes an excursion and appreciates inside the garden. As a feature of development、it is the form which allotted centering on the big pond, surrounded the circumference with the park road, and reproduced the picturesque scenery of place, etc. with an artificial hill, a bridge, small island, a noted stone, etc. And, tea house is prepared as the rest station under walk in some places of a park road, and a view place from which a garden is viewed. It is the form mostly erected by the Zen temple in the Muromachi period and the feudal lord in the Edo period, and is regarded also as the compilation of a Japanese garden. In such meaning, it may differ from the western garden style which governs nature by symmetrical/geometric and rational design centering on the mansion or castle.
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jemaflor (97305) 2013-06-08 7:50
Lovely garden with thes eflowers, well composed with a part with flowers, grass and water, pleasant place, tfs.
mcmtanyel (22690) 2013-06-08 10:32
This is another lovely photo. I like the colors the most. Very well framed, nice touch with the statue in the background.
fabbs99 (17167) 2013-06-08 12:42
You have produced a really striking image here. Wonderful colors of the flowers.Very attractive capture in great contrasts and colors. Excellent composition, very well done, TFS.
Regards and best wishes,
nikkitta (17066) 2013-06-08 15:45
Nice and well composed capture,pink azaleas in contrast with the very green vegetation , the water, the rocks, all was is supposed to be in a Japanese garden
Well done, congrats
pajaran (60661) 2013-06-08 23:23
Dobar tekst o mestu sa datim podacima ...
Dobra kompozicija i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Lepo mesto za setnju i odmor sa lepim mirisom cveca.
Kod mene i dalje pada kisa.
Good article on the place of the given data ...
Good composition and perspective, beautiful colors.
Nice place for walking and relaxing with a nice scent of flowers.
All the best.
With me still raining.
ikeharel (71459) 2013-06-09 1:29
Exquisite shot over the green lawn adorned with the pink flowers.
A beautiful garden with a pond, cared well, and an attractive ancient lantern on far side.
abmdsudi (54097) 2013-06-10 8:20
I found the neat 'sculptures' are amazing in colours as well as the shapes blends harmoniously and this shot is beautiful full of good colours and strong contrast. It does look so tranquil and pleasant to view and indeed a great place to kill the time or to meditate. Well spotted and a pleasure to savour and works a treat. Congrats.
adores (45339) 2013-06-10 17:33
The colourful bushes really catch our eye in this beautiful garden. I like the way you framed it, with the lantern in background. Everything seems to be in the right place here and the light is very good.
wolf38 (31296) 2013-06-11 23:18
Hi Mike. What a beautiful cultivated garden. The fresh green and flowering shrubs are a delight to the eye. Title and photo complement each other perfectly.
COSTANTINO (65272) 2013-06-22 2:59
I visited you gallery today and I found
this shot nice and pleasant to my eyes
I travelled all over the world,in
a different world with interesting
architectural details,I love the flowers
I love this place because the chosen
point of view shows the beauty better
have a nice weekend
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-06-07
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/6.7, 1/180 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-06-08 7:42