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ColorRight has just announced the LightRight, a dual-purpose lighting solution for pro photographers and videographers. Billed as "the first Pro video light & flash diffuser combo," LightRight is the thinnest and lightest pro LED light currently available to order. “Until now, photographers and videographers had to choose whether to shoot with their external flash, or with an LED light panel. Carrying and using two separate units in the field was cumbersome at best,” said Drew Strickland, President of ColorRight. “LightRight LED products give people the ability to use their flash and a video light simultaneously." The ColorRight LightRight video light and flash diffuser also features a one-touch dimmer and on / off switch, 1800mah rechargeable li-ion battery, protective battery case, and AC power cord. The LightRight will sell for $99, along with a PRO Kit that includes an optional tripod mounting plate and mini tripod plus a more robust 2800mah battery for $149. ColorRight has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help raise funds for commercialisation. If you would like to make a contribution, visit the website below.
Website: LightRight on Indiegogo
Colorright Press Release
ColorRight Announces World’s First Video Light & Flash Diffuser Combo
LightRight is a Patent Pending Super Thin & Light Pro LED Light & Photo Flash Diffuser
Gurnee, Ill. – August 1, 2013 – ColorRight, a small, family owned manufacturer of photography and videography accessories and equipment, today announces the LightRight, a dual purpose lighting solution for pro photographers and videographers. The compact LightRight comes with a long list of industry firsts. LightRight is the first Pro Photo & Video dual purpose light. LightRight is the thinnest (.5”), and lightest (less than a pound) pro LED light currently available to order. The ColorRight LightRight also includes new patent pending world class LED technology. This new technology is called LEDNatural and provides very diffused light with minimal power loss. LEDNatural also provides for longer battery run time and ultra-slim led panel designs.
LightRight can be used handheld, in the studio, on a video rig, attached to your flash diffuser, and just about anywhere else, with the optional tripod mounting plate and mini tripod included in the PRO Kit. The PRO Kit also includes a tungsten gel.
“Until now, photographers and videographers had to choose whether to shoot with their external flash, or with an LED light panel. Carrying and using two separate units in the field was cumbersome at best,” said Drew Strickland, President of ColorRight. “LightRight LED products give people the ability to use their flash and a video light simultaneously. Our patent pending LEDNatural technology is a totally new approach to photo and video lighting. I can’t wait to see where it takes the industry. Please consider supporting our Indiegogo campaign.”
The ColorRight LightRight video light and flash diffuser also features a one-touch dimmer and on / off switch, 1800mah rechargeable li-ion battery, protective battery case, and ac-power cord.
Other standard features include:
· Samsung premium LED chips
· Daylight 5600 ± 200, Color Index Rating > 80
· Approximately 1200 lumens
· Dimmable: 10-100% Power Output
Additional PRO Kit features include:
· Tungsten Gel and Velcro Mounts
· 2800mah Li-ion Rechargeable battery
· Mini Flexible Tripod
· Tripod Mounting Plate
· Universal Hot-Shoe Mount
Available to pre-order now are the regular LightRight $99, and a LightRight PRO Kit $149. The LightRight is being crowd-funded on Indiegogo. Both products are available for pre-order now at http://www.indiegogo.com. For additional information about ColorRight please visit http://www.colorright.com.
Serving the photo and video markets since 2008, ColorRight is an innovative manufacturer of high-quality professional photography and videography accessories. ColorRight is the developer and exclusive distributor of the award-winning ColorRight white balance line of products, as well as the premium FlashRight line of high-end camera flash diffuser systems. For more information about ColorRight visit http://www.colorright.com and www.facebook.com/pages/colorright.