Godox, distributed underneath 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 situations like with crops, bugs, and a few jewellery purposes. Godox says that it performs this perform properly individually as it could 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 one unit,” Godox says. “The mix can deal with varied situations simply relying on the variety of flashes and the setup.”
Godox reveals that beginning with two lights, the mixture permits for a setup that’s shiny sufficient however not too shiny to overshine bugs or animals. However as extra flashes are added, it significantly will increase the sunshine energy and might illuminate bigger areas and cut back shadows on a topic. When expanded to 6 complete lights, Godox claims the mixture can be utilized as a robust ring flash, which “supplies mushy and even lighting.”
The corporate says that its ring adapter and multi-flash design options extra management than a typical ring flash. As an alternative of all the time being pressured to level the sunshine in a single course, 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. The entire flashes are individually managed by the Godox wi-fi transmitter which is bought individually. The mounting ring and adapter rings for mounting it to the entrance of a digicam 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.