This image was selected for the 2010 FotoWeekDC Meadowlark Gallery Show,“Capturing Nature in Photographs.” This will be one of 25 images featured in the juried show. It will be on display at Meadowlark Gardens during November 2010. While Sakura is a variety of cherry tree, it is also sometimes used to describe something very beautiful and fleeting, such as these Cherry Blossoms.
This Brood X cicada is touching its empty shell as it prepares to move on to the next stage of life. This photo was selected for the 2006 Meadowlark Nature Photo Expo and was selected by Kodak as their sponsor's choice from that expo.