Pretty, sunny late afternoon, as witnessed by the light shining through these fresh new green leaves. The tree is next to First Presbyterian church on 5th Avenue, which has been featured in these pages before (here). It turns out it’s quite a historic building, and the church/congregation as an institution has even more history than that! Read all about both here.
Picture huge bushes of hot pink azaleas on either side of this bush of white ones!
What a perfect April morning (with our tax dollars at work)!
A select cluster of petals and a fine success (if I do say so myself) with my phone’s camera’s “selective focus” feature!. It did well on another cluster of cherry blossom petals back in February of 2016, as featured in this post here.
Such a pretty color combination! And in other news, I have a little information on the architectural ornament in this post here. It seems that especially with regard to its outer shape, that it’s in the general category of arabian ornament: e.g. like sample #12 in the chart below from The Grammar of Ornament by Owen Jones (1809-1874).
One of the trees mentioned in yesterday’s post that’s blooming in Washington Square Park. The combination of overcast lighting, pale pink blossoms, and sandy-colored brick (not to mention the blue tint of the windows–of Judson Memorial Church) is quite nice, I think!
Some pink fluffiness for Valentine’s Day!