This budding growth was found on some bushes a bit away from my apartment. Spring is rapidly approaching after a very cold and slow start, and the buds are popping out almost like popcorn. It was a difficult day to take photos due to the wind and the shifting lighting. One minute it was sunny, the other it was gray and overcast.
This photo was taken the last day of April, 2012. In Sweden the tradition of “Valborg” mandates a large bonfire to scare away the last of winter. I shot this photo of my girlfriend Kristine looking at the fire and enjoying the heat given by it. Shot in Södertälje, April 30th, 2012.