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。

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The most important feature when using Soratama is to take pictures in a close-up photography. By close-up photography, you are able to enlarge the size of the clear ball in the picture.
Below are the tips to take pictures in a close-up photography.

> Using macro lens
 - Macro lens and Macro mode
> Using macro mode on your camera
 - Macro lens and Macro mode
> Fixing a close-up lens onto your lens (We do not recommend this when using the Soratama 72)
 - Using a close-up lens
> Fixing a macro extension tube in between Soratama 72 and the lens on your camera
 - What is a Macro Extension Tube?

There are advantages and disadvantages for each way. Please find what works the best for you.

近い位置の透明球にピントを合わせるため、接写が必要になります

In order to focus on the closer objects, you need to photograph in a close-up mode.