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A few weeks ago (the 18th of March), on a beautiful early spring afternoon, I went into Bute Park in the centre of Cardiff to take some photographs of spring flowers. Here are the results.

A backlit daffodil in Bute Park, Cardiff taken on the 18th of March 2014.

A backlit daffodil in Bute Park, Cardiff taken on the 18th of March 2014.

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For those of you interested, I took all the photographs using a Tamron 70-300mm macro lens on my Nikon D70 DSLR, which is now nearly ten years old but works fine and produces high quality images. I took all the photographs in RAW mode, using the aperture priority mode, allowing the camera to use its autofocus. Most photographs were taken with the aperture wide open (which is about f/4 to f/5.6 depending on the zoom of the lens), as it was late afternoon and the light was getting weak. But, for some of the photographs, I stopped down the aperture to increase the depth of field.

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