A PASSION FOR PLANKTON……by Peter Parks Here is your chance  to purchase a real classic…. I heard a few days ago, via an email from old friend and author Peter Parks, that he had delivered some copies of his superb, autobiographical work A Passion for Plankton to NHBS https://www.nhbs.com/a-passion-for-plankton-2-volume-set-book I was lucky enough to be given a set of these, duly autographed by Peter last year. They are simply superb…not just a wonderful set of beautiful and intriguing images of the smaller (and large) denizens of the oceans and ponds but…

For a couple of months I have used the Laowa 15mm f/4 wide angle macro from Venus Optics Company and have just penned a very detailed review and sent it off to Keith Wilson editor of WildPlanet photo-magazine with a large selection of images. I have posted some interim images and comments as my relationship with this lens has deepened. It has also set me thinking (not unusual) in what I want out of wide angle lenses. Have written a great deal on this already in both blogs,…