Say hello to MCEX-45 and also its other sibling MCEX-18 It’s the new
macro extension tube for GFX system. Basically what extension tube
does is giving your original lens the capability to shooting beyond its
minimum focus distance.
Let’s take GF63mm. It was my first GF lens and I know a few owners
out there only own this lens. Before you invest on your next GF lens,
you may wanna consider this two marco extension tube. I had a
fun time playing with it.
Before I continue I would like to explain with 3 pictures. First shot
is taken with GF63mm at its minimum focusing distant. The second
shot is taken MCEX-18 mounted with GF63mm. The last shot is with
As you could see there is nothing to compare between the two
extension tube. Basically MCEX-45 has a greater closer minimum
focusing distance. Its drawback is it also more than 2 times thicker.
As always; the headache is which to purchase if you are looking
at investing in one. Good Luck.