Soratama | 宙玉

Aerial ball shooting technique : 宙に浮かぶ玉の中の光景を撮影できる宙玉(そらたま)。撮影のためにはどんな機材が必要になるのか? 撮影のコツや作例などを紹介。



The genuine macro extension tubes, “F MCEX-16” “F MCEX-11” are sold.
Its quality is high enough to match the genuine lens design.
Beside these, other macro extension tubes are available at a lower price sold from third parties.


[X-T1/XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS]
Focal Length: 23mm (35mm equivalent:34.5mm)
Soratama Extension tube length: 30mm(10mm+20mm)
Macro Extension Tube: 16mm (digital close-up ring)
Step-up ring: 58-72mm
Remarks: Highly recommended using compact zoom lens.

[X-T1/XF10-24mmF4 R OIS]
Focal Length: 22mm(35mm equivalent:33mm)
Soratama Extension tube length: 35mm(5mm+10mm+20mm)
Macro Extension Tube: 16mm(digital close-up ring)
Step-up ring: No need
Remarks: Because the diameter length is same as the soratama lens, its fitness is entirely satisfactory.



[X-T1/XF14mmF2.8 R]
Focal Length: 14mm(35mm equivalent:21mm)
Soratama Extension tube length: 20mm
Macro Extension Tube: 11mm
Step-up ring: 58-72mm
Remarks: The length of the extension tube is 20mm, and it is quite short. It can be used without “Soratama Extension Tube” Highly recommended.



[X-T1/XF18mmF2 R]
Focal Length: 18mm(35mm equivalent:27mm)
Soratama Extension tube length: 35mm(5mm+10mm+20mm)
Macro Extension Tube: 16mm
Step-up ring: 52-72mm
Remarks: Because the lens is compact, the whole camera seems to be also compact. Highly recommended.