Olympus STF-8 Macro Flash
Featuring a splash, dust, and freezeproof construction, the Olympus STF-8 Macro Flash offers shooters a completely weatherproof macro flash option. Design with full TTL support for Olympus cameras, this twin flash will help users more easily illuminate their close-up subjects.
In addition, photographers can adjust ratios to control the scene’s contrast and regulate the amount of light emitted from each side. The flash unit incorporates flash heads that emit ample light, including a twin flash with a guide number of 8.5 m at ISO 100 and a single head with a guide number of 6 m at ISO 100. Moreover, it can cover a 12mm lens on a Micro Four Thirds format camera, and each flash head offers tilt functionality from -40 to 60°.
Photographers will find numerous features and settings on the Olympus STF-8, an advanced flash unit, that can be of great assistance. Shooters can use the STF-8 as a wireless master TTL flash to control up to 4 groups of flashes set up off-camera.
Also, the unit supports focus stacking and bracketing functions of select OM-D cameras. It requires 4 AA batteries to operate, and the two included ring adapters enable attachment to select Olympus lenses.
Key Features of the Olympus STF-8 Macro Flash
- Flash heads do not protrude past the lens in order to use the minimum working distance of the lens.
- Splash, dust, and freezeproof to 14°F for a completely weatherproof design.
- Guide number of 8.5m at ISO100 with two flashes and 6m at ISO100 with a single flash.
- Covers the angle of view of a 12mm lens on MFT cameras, or approximately 61° vertically and 72° horizontally.
- Flash can be set to fire one head or both with a ratio setting from 1:8 to 1:1 to 8:1.
- Flash heads can be tilted upward from 0 to 60° and downward from 0 to 40°.
- Flash duration of 1/1,000 second or faster.
- Manual flash power settings of 1/1 to 1/128.
- Comes with case, two diffusers, ring adapter, and joints.
- Compatible with Focus Stacking and Focus Bracketing modes of select OM-D cameras.
Olympus STF-8 Macro Flash Compatible Lenses
The Olympus Twin Macro Flash STF-8 is compatible with a range of lenses such as the M.Zuiko Digital ED 30 f/3.5 Macro, M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro, and M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO. For a list of compatible products* please see our specification tab.
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