Soon the cherry blossoms will begin blooming in D.C. Washingtonian shared some tips for how to take good photographs of them. Their recommendations are pretty good.
I’ve made a point twice to take pictures of them. Once at sunrise, and another time at midday. I became overwhelmed by the crowds the year I went during the day. The mistake I made the year I went to shoot before sunrise was that I did not own a tripod.