Crocuses, Derby Arboretum
Mamiya C330, Mamiya-Sekor 80mm f/2.8 – 1/500s, f4, – Lomography CN 400 rated at ISO 200
An image from a recent ‘Photography Friday’ jaunt with my regular partner-in-crime, Rachel to Derby Arboretum, Britain’s first public park.
Joseph Strutt commissioned and donated the park for the benefit of citizens of Derby in 1840. The intention was a botanical tree garden for instruction as well as leisure. Sadly it was neglected for many years and even now is a little known and somewhat unappreciated spot in the city…