This black and white image captures the grandeur of the Japan Alps in spring, nestled within Minami Alps National Park. In the frame, a towering mountain shrouded in clouds forms a dramatic backdrop. A meandering stream flows toward the viewer, flanked by blossoming springtime trees on both sides. This photograph encapsulates the awe-inspiring beauty and raw natural power of the Japanese wilderness during the vibrant season of renewal. Photo © copyright by Rich Voninski.