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Cherry Blossoms // UW Quad

Cherry Blossoms // UW Quad

It's that time of year…cherry blossom season. 31 cherry blossom trees on the University of Washington campus Quad turn into cotton candy plants straight out of a Dr. Suess book. And not only do the trees bloom, students emerge out from the depths of the libraries to study and lounge and tourists descend on the annual spectacle.

I will admit, these trees are iconic. But when there are thousands of photos taken everyday, it deters you from partaking. Alec and I were determined to document the cherry blossoms from the most unique perspectives possible. We wanted to create pictures that had yet to be captured.

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And our first idea was the aerial shots, namely climbing four flights of stairs in multiple buildings and searching for open classrooms.

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All of the Quad buildings are so picturesque.

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And then we walked around ground zero.

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I had to get at least one macro shot...

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This artsy shot courtesy of Maddie.

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All the people milling about.

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Cherry blossom climbing featuring UW medical students.

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Even though the cherry blossoms can be somewhat of nuisance, they are one of the best parts of campus and the perfect remedy for finals week.

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Golden Gardens

Golden Gardens

Museums with Maddie // 2

Museums with Maddie // 2