四月,正是春花绽放的时候,每年此时,我都会忙碌的到处去拍摄大自然中的各种美景,拍樱花盛开,拍各种花卉,也会在自己花园里忙着种花,除草。今年的四月有些不同,因为我将飞向我的故乡,二周的远行,会让我错过不少盛开的花朵,但是随着出行时间的临近,我的心情也越来越兴奋,每日一图正在继续,我期待有更多的拍摄机会和题材。。。

4.1.2018 

Cherry Blossom (樱花开了)

I’ve been waiting for the cherry blossoms in front of the house to bloom for a while, and finally I see the first ones bloom today, immediately I photographed it.

等待已久,门前的樱花树今天开始开出了粉红的花朵,我赶紧把它拍下

4.2.2018 

High Key Pear Blossom (高调梨花)

There are many Bradford pear trees by the parking lot, I see the flower buds grow little bigger each day, I decided to take a photo against the sky, resulting a high key pear blossom picture

停车场边上有很多梨树,每天看着花苞一点点变大,今天以天空为背景拍了一张,修成了高调梨花照

4.3.2018 

Close Up Pear Blossom (近拍梨花)

Walking around under the bright sunlight, seeing full bloom pear blossoms, they still carry some pink colors, zooming in to take a close up shot

今天散步,阳光灿烂,见梨花已经盛开,刚开的花还带着点粉红色,拉近了距离拍一张特写的照片

4.4.2018  

Cherry Blossom Under The Sun (阳光下的樱花)

A very sunny day, good weather, good mood, under the sun, the trees look prettier, the people look prettier, and the newly blooming cherry blossoms look even more beautiful

阳光普照,好天气,好心情,在阳光下树也漂亮,人也漂亮,刚盛开的樱花,更加的漂亮

4.5.2018 

How To Make A Paper Sun (纸太阳是如何做成的)

Actually the paper sun is extremely easy to make. I have used the post-it notes to create a circle, then stuck the two last pages together to complete it. It was found accidentally, it made me so happy, I am using the green background today

纸太阳其实做起来十分容易,我用的是一叠便条贴,转成圆形,然后把最后二张粘在一起即成,这是偶然的发现,让我很欣喜,今天用绿色的背景来衬托

4.6.2018 

Ready To Bloom (等待盛开)

The purple magnolias in the backyard are ready to bloom, but I will be gone for two weeks, will they be still blooming when I return?

后花园里的紫色玉兰花,含苞待放,我要离开二周,等我回来,不知这些花儿是否都已经花开花谢了?

4.7.2018

Fly To My Hometown (飞往故乡)

Today I begin my long-awaited trip to my hometown , flying over the icy mountains and across the ocean, soon I will be back to the place where I grew up

今天开始我期待己久的故乡行,飞过冰山,越过海洋,我很快就要回到我从小生活的地方

4.8.2018 

Shanghai, My Hometown (上海, 我的故乡)

After four years, I am back to my hometown,on the way from the Pudong Airport to the city center, I see the Shanghai skyline, the 3 tallest buildings appeared in front of me, make me feel that I am indeed have arrived in Shanghai

四年之后,我的故乡,我又回到了你的身边, 从浦东去市中心的路上,当看到这几幢上海的最高建筑,让我感到自己真的已经到了上海

4.9.2018 

Like A Postcard (如明信片般)

I have seen many postcards of the Shanghai scenery, this one most represents today's Shanghai, and I want to use my own cell phone to take a picture, the afterglow of the sunset is still there, at this moment, I am holding both my camera and cell phone, trying to capture the most Shanghai scenes through my eyes

看过很多明信片般的上海景色,这一张最能代表今日的上海,我要用自己的手机拍一张,天色渐暗,日落的余晖还有一点点,此时此刻的我,手持相机和手机,记录我眼中的最上海的镜头

4.10.2018 

At A Busy Intersection (在繁忙的交叉路口)

Flew to Tokyo today, was planning to see the cherry blossom, but the timing is off a bit, we missed the peak blooming time. Walking around the streets of Shinjuku,I see hurried people walking in all directions, this is our modern life.

今天飞往东京,原本打算去看樱花盛开,可是时间没有算准,最美的花已经谢了,走在繁忙的新宿交叉路口,看来去匆匆的人群,这就是现代生活

4.11.2018 

A Glance At Mount Fuji (富士山一瞥)

Taking the cable car to the hilltop, I tried to have a glance of the mt. Fuji, these stubborn white clouds just surrounded the mountain top, preventing us the chance of seeing the famous Fuji mountain, the good thing is that I got to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom here.

坐缆车上山,想一睹富士山的真面目,那些云就是不散,我只能看到部分的山影,不过在此我看到了还在盛开的樱花

4.12.2018 

Tranquil Garden (宁靜的花园)

Every time I am in a different city, I will look for it’s park or garden, in Shinjuku National Garden, the beautiful cherry blossoms are faded, the crowds are sparce, I’m enjoying the tranquil garden, it makes me feel so calm and relaxed, shot one garden scene with the lake reflections 

每到一地,我总会去寻找它的公园,新宿的御苑,多数的樱花已谢,人群已散,很享受这种宁静的感觉,拍一张有倒影的公园景色


4.13.2018 

A Different Kind Of Phubbing (另类低头族)

Nowadays you see many people holding there cell phones constantly, ignoring the surroundings, they are called phubbing, but today I am surprised to see a different group of people, also ignoring others, but holding newspapers or books instead of a cell phone. They are waiting for the store to open for breakfast

如今你常会看见人们拿着手机,低着头,对周围的事物不闻不问,他们被叫做低头族,可今天我看到的却是一组另类的,他们没有一个人拿着手机,虽然也是低着头,但是他们看的是书,是报纸,让我感到意外,这是在等候店门打开去买早餐

4.14.2018 

Cityscape Reflections (城市高楼倒影)

Through the sea of high rise buildings across from my hotel, I see the reflections of the surrounding buildings, really interested in all kinds of reflections, using every chance to capture it

酒店对面的高楼, 我看到了周围建筑物的倒影, 对倒影总是非常感兴趣,抓住每一个机会去拍下

4.15.2018 

Super Starbucks (超级星巴客)

Originally, we are going to visit the largest Starbucks in the world, but when we arrived, I see the long line of people waiting to get in, I lost my appetite instantly, it’s a shame that I didn’t get inside this time. How about I just take a picture of the store front?

原本打算去看看世界上最大的星巴克,可是到了那里,只见门口排了长龙,顿时没了兴趣,很遗憾没能进去看一下,那就拍一张外观照片吧

4.16.2018 

Walking On The Air (行走在空中)

I saw this interesting billboard in Huai Hai Road, it seems like she is walking on air, full of confidence and at ease, it feels like she is floating

在淮海路上看到了这个广告牌,觉得很有趣,看上去她在空中行走,自信又自在,更有飘逸的感觉

4.17.2018 

Familiar & Strange Street (熟悉又陌生的马路)

I have walked down this street many times, but today it seems so unfamiliar. The sycamore trees are still flourishing, the houses still looked same, and there are some small shops here now. But the feeling and connections are completely gone, I am looking left and right, just couldn’t believe that it’s been almost forty years since I left this place.

这条我以前走过无数次的马路,如今已变得那么的陌生,记忆中的梧桐树依然茂盛,路边的建筑依然如故,只是变得更干净亮丽了,沿着马路的房子里开了不少小店,以前的感觉已经完全找不到了,走在路上东张西望,简直不能相信我已经离开这里近四十年了


4.18.2018 

Taste The Delicious Food (尝美食)

Every time I am back in Shanghai, I always indulge in the food, for the food that I used to carved, I will taste them one after another, and photograph them all. This photo looks very attractive, I liked the design of the dish and way it was presented

每次回上海总是让我大饱口福,平时渴望的美食,在此一一品尝,拍下所有吃过的菜,这一张特别吸引我,喜欢这个装盘

4.19.2018 

Looking From Bothsides Of The Huangpu River (浦东浦西两相望)

Today I came to PuDong, walking along the riverside, it gives me a different feel, the scene is not what I am used to seeing, usually we go to the Bund to look at Pudong’s high rise buildings, today I want to use a different angle to see Shanghai

今天来到了浦东,沿着黄浦江边望浦西,别样的感觉,平时不常见的景观,我们总是在外滩望浦东的高楼大厦,今天我要用不同的视角来看上海


4.20.2018 

Leisure Time (悠闲时光)

Walking through the small town of Zhenze, you can see people enjoying the time in the tea house, playing cards outside their houses and strolling by the water. Such a leisurely life is enviable

走在江南的震泽古镇街头,你可以看到人们坐在茶馆店喝茶,在屋外打牌,在水边散步,这样的悠闲生活,令人羡慕

4.21.2018 

Black Bamboo (黑竹子)

Usually we see the bamboo in green or yellow colors, but in the Anji Bamboo Garden I see the unique and beautiful black bamboo, it gives a sharp contrast to the green leaves in the background, very pretty

平时常见的竹子是绿色或黄色的,在浙江安吉的竹园里,我看到了这种美丽又独特的黑竹子,黑竹和绿叶形成鲜明对比,很漂亮!

4.22.2018 

Chinese Garden (中国式花园)

I really enjoy going to the gardens, usually I go to the open concept western styled ones, but I am yearning for Chinese gardens. This morning we came to the Yu Garden inside Cheng Huang Miao, there are winding passages, the Moon Gate, and pavilions. Although there are many people, I still enjoy the few hours of sightseeing

喜欢去花园,平时常去的都是西式开放式设计,中国式花园是我向往的,来到城隍庙的豫园,里面有蜿蜒曲折的通道,月亮门,假山石,亭台楼阁,虽然人也很多,但是我还是很享受这几小时的遊览

4.23.2018 

Shanghai Story (上海故事)

Everyone has their own story, and as you grow older, the story gets more complicated. This Shanghai Story is about a brand of silk scarves, but every time I see it, I will think about the people and things in the past, and also what they have become today?

每个人都有自己的故事,随着年龄的增长,故事会变得更复杂。这个上海故事其实是丝巾的品牌,可是每次看到它就会让我联想很多,会想到以前的人和事,如今的他们会是什么样子?

4.24.2018 

Seeing Sunrise At The Airport (机场看日出)

I missed my flight to DC last night, had to spend the night at the hotel. Arrived the airport very early in the morning. While waiting, I suddenly noticed the bright colors outside, the sun is trying hard to peek out of the clouds.

昨晚我错过了去DC的飞机,只得在酒店过夜,等待早上的班机回家,早晨很早就来到机场,等待的时候,突然发现窗外很亮,太阳正试图从云层中钻出来


4.25.2018 

Back To Work (又上班了)

Today I am back to work, back to my daily routine, also back on my feet to take a walk during lunch break, the woods look much greener than two weeks ago, all the new leaves began to grow rapidly

今天又开始上班,回到我的日常作息,也回到我午休散步的日子,树林子看上去比二周前绿了很多,所有的嫩叶都开始快速生长


4.26.2018 

A New Day (新的一天)

A new day with bright sunshine always makes me happy. This was taken early this morning, while the sun was shining on the trees in my back yard.

有阳光的新的一天,总是令我高兴,这是在早上,阳光照耀在后园树上的时候所摄

4.27.2018 

Raindrops On The Colorful Leaves (带雨滴的彩叶)

A row of new plants were planted in front of my office building, some colorful leaves. After the rain, the colored leaves look so refreshing, I like the pale colors and clean feeling

公司门口种了一排新的植物,里面有几棵是这样的彩叶子,雨后的彩叶十分清新,喜欢这种淡淡的色彩,干净的感觉


4.28.2018 

Pink Dogwood Flowers (粉红色的山茱萸)

Spring in Virginia means Dogwood flowers everywhere, if you walk along the streets of VA, you won’t miss the beautiful blooming flowers. This photo was taken in front of my mother’s house. Beautiful pink flowers against the sky, so soft and so delicate

维吉尼亚的春天是山茱萸的天下,如果你走在街上,你一定不会错过漂亮的山茱萸花儿,这一张是在母亲的花园里所摄,美丽的粉红色花朵,在天空的衬托下,显得很柔和,很精致

4.29.2018 

Dessert From Shanghai (上海点心)

Before leaving Shanghai, both my cousin & my best friend each give me a box of Tang ‘s Cake, it must be very popular dessert, a delicious pastry looklike moon cake, with lovely shape and colors, and it comes in many flavors, such as red bean, green bean, taro, chocolate, etc.

离开上海之前,我的好朋友和我的表姐各自都给了我一盒唐饼家的甜点,一定是目前很受欢迎的甜品,它们看上去有点像月饼,形状可爱,色彩丰富,品种多样,有不同口味的,如豆沙,抹茶,香芋,巧克力,等等

4.30.2018 

The Fragrant White Peonies (香味白牡丹)

My fragrant white peonies are still blooming like crazy, every morning when I open the door I can smell the lovely sweet scent,it seems this year there are a lot more flowers and they are extra large, the flowers are a bit like hydrangeas

我的香味白牡丹还在怒放,每天早晨打开门就能闻到甜甜的花香,今年它们似乎开得特别多,特别大,花朵如绣球花般

摄影,中英文字:霁平

器材:iPhone 7 Plus