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Canon extend Macro Photography with E-TTL autoflash -
The Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX incorporates E-TTL flash technology to give properly balanced exposure, even under difficult lighting situations. When used in conjunction with Speedlite 550EX units, wireless control of up to three slave groups can be achieved with the option of first or second curtain synchronisation.
Seven custom functions enable the flash to be set up for individual shooting styles while longer lasting power and quicker recycling times can be achieved by connecting the unit to external power packs. Two new custom functions have also been added to the MT-24EX: The C.Fn-8-1 which enables the flash ratio to be adjusted in -stop or whole stop increments and the C.Fn-9-1 whereby the focusing lamp is turned off/on with the shutter button's double click, halfway pressing function.
Flash ratio control for right and left flash heads create special lighting effects with different flash outputs coming from the top and bottom or from the left and right. With such a versatile system, subtle lighting of fine images or three-dimensional effects is possible. The high guide No.22/24 (twin/single flash head firing in normal mode) is also suitable for normal flash photography, which broadens the use of the MT-24EX for non-macro flash photography.
The Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX is available from the beginning of November for 700.