Godox, distributed below the Flashpoint model at Adorama, has introduced the brand new MF12 Macro Flash strobe. As much as six can mix collectively across the related adapter ring to create a circle of shadow-free gentle for macro purposes.
Individually, the MF12 is a small and light-weight flash designed to be used in macro eventualities like with crops, bugs, and a few jewellery purposes. Godox says that it performs this perform properly individually as it might work each off-camera and hooked up, however actually stands out when mixed with as much as 5 others to function a multi-flash answer hooked up to a hoop.
“Working as a multiple-flash answer when hooked up to the mounting ring, the MF12 expands its utilization profoundly over the only unit,” Godox says. “The mix can deal with numerous eventualities simply relying on the variety of flashes and the setup.”
Godox exhibits that beginning with two lights, the mixture permits for a setup that’s brilliant sufficient however not too brilliant to overshine bugs or animals. However as extra flashes are added, it enormously will increase the sunshine energy and may illuminate bigger areas and cut back shadows on a topic. When expanded to 6 whole lights, Godox claims the mixture can be utilized as a powerful ring flash, which “offers delicate and even lighting.”
The corporate says that its ring adapter and multi-flash design options extra management than a typical ring flash. As a substitute of all the time being pressured to level the sunshine in a single route, each flash can rotate to a unique angle freely and slide across the mounting ring to totally different positions.
Every flash has its personal built-in rechargeable (through USB-C) lithium-ion battery that has sufficient energy to assist 500 full-power flashes. On the low finish, the flash will recycle in 0.01 seconds. At full energy, recycling takes 1.7 seconds. All the flashes are individually managed via the Godox wi-fi transmitter which is bought individually. The mounting ring and adapter rings for mounting it to the entrance of a digital camera are additionally bought individually.
Every particular person MF12 Macro Flash will value for $109 and can be found for pre-order. A full loadout of six macro flashes, the mounting ring, and the adapter ring set will run about $723. The flashes are anticipated to begin transport in October.