Fuji's new extension tubes: To infinity and beyond | Bill Palmer

By | February 11, 2015

Back in November of last year you may remember reading my views on the macro options then available for Fuji X-users.  The MCEX-11 and MCEX-16 had just been announced and I was quite excited at the prospect; indeed I wrote to Santa in the hope of waking up on Christmas morning with something tubular in my stocking.  Sadly either Santa didn’t get my note in time or I was on the Naughty List, because I had to wait until mid-January before I found an MCEX-16 in stock somewhere friendly enough to give me a small but perfectly formed discount. To briefly recap, my macro solution up to this point has been the Olympus OM 50mm f3.5 Macro lens plus some matching auto-extension tubes.  I covered the advantages and disadvantages of this setup in the previous article so I won’t repeat them here.  Let’s focus instead on the benefits of the MCEX solution………

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