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Places - Dyffryn Fernant Gardens

3 Apr 2020 4:22PM   Views : 429 Unique : 314

A few miles east of Fishguard in Pembrokeshire we find Dyffryn Fernant Gardens. We were there in June 2019 and as usual the day was very damp and indifferent, but we're well used to picnics in the rain. For photography, a rainy day isn't a bad thing at all, because water droplets on plants look great and the general wetness really brings out the colours. On this particular day it was indeed perfect as the light was bright and even as well, so ideal for flower photography. The Pentax K-1 is also an ideal camera for such circumstances - weather resistant with superb colour rendition, and shake reduction when needed. A tripod is the best option, but in a more crowded place with tiny, narrow paths it tends to get in other people's way so best avoided. Lenses were the 28-105mm, plus the FA-J 70-300mm, the 100mm macro and the FA 20-35mm.

Obviously it will be closed now, but when the Coronavirus problem is finally over and we start to get back to normal, a good destination for some outdoor photography.

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