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。


What is “soratama 72”?

“soratama 72” is made of optical glass and it is able to provide sharp images compared to marbles and acrylic ball. The edge of the metal frame is shaped like a screw and it can be fixed onto your camera by screwing a step-up ring.
The diameter of “soratama 72” is 72mm, and it comes with a 20mm Soratama extension tube. Also, “Extension Tube 72” (sold separately) is a set of Soratama extension tubes ranging from 5mm, 10mm, to 20mm. It is used to adjust the distance between soratama and the camera lens.

The basic set of “soratama 72” It provides sharp images compared to marbles and acrylic ball.

Product name:soratama 72
What’s included:
-Circular glass with clear ball in the center.
-Ball lens (optical glass)
-1 piece of Soratama extension tube (filter diameter:72mm length:20mm / alluminum)
Made in Japan

“Extension Tube 72” also called the Soratama extension tube can adjust the length between soratama and your camera lens. You can adjust the length from 20-55mm by 5mm.

Product name:Extension Tube 72
What’s included:3 pieces of Soratama extension tube
-filter diameter:72mm length:5mm
-filter diameter:72mm length:10mm
-filter diameter:72mm length:20mm
Used material:alluminum
Made in Japan.

This is how to sort the “soratama 72” and “Extension Tube 72” together. You cannot take photos just by “soratama 72” itself. Please check this website for more information.

“soratama 72” and “Extension Tube 72” sorting completed.

Check out the page below to learn how to use.
How it works

The product is available at the shops below:

“Soratama 72” – Amazon
“Extension Tube 72” – Amazon

・Sold at each Yodobashi Camera store.