Rift Launches KICK in the UK

March 7, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories | 3 Comments |
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Rift Labs have announced the UK launch of their latest pocket size camera light, KICK. Distributed exclusively by Color Confidence, the KICK camera light was shown for the first time in the UK at the Photography Show. Offering an output of 400 lumens, KICK emits the full colour spectrum and has an array of controls including brightness, colour, animated lighting, built-in video effects and sampling. The KICK camera light can be mounted on a tripod or used as hand-held device; and multiple KICKs can be connected via WiFi for more elaborate and creative lighting. “When I first saw the extensive capabilities of the KICK camera light, I knew that it would have great appeal to our customers looking to push the boundaries of creativity," Geoffrey Clements, Managing Director, Color Confidence said. "I was delighted that Rift Labs selected Color Confidence to be the exclusive distributor for this product." The KICK camera light will be available from leading photo dealers at a retail price of £135.

Rift Press Release

INTRODUCING KICK, IT IS NOT JUST A LIGHT, IT IS A CREATIVE TOOL

Rift Labs announced the UK launch of its latest pocket size camera light which boasts a range of creative features and options at The Photography Show

5th March 2014. Birmingham UK. Rift Labs announced the UK launch of their latest pocket size camera light, KICK. Distributed exclusively by Color Confidence, the KICK camera light was shown for the first time in the UK at the Photography Show last weekend.

The KICK camera and video light is about the size of a mobile phone and so is extremely portable. The magic of the camera light is the multitude of creative features that it boasts which can be controlled via a mobile phone using the iOS or Android app!

One of the most creative camera lights of its size on the market today, the Kick light works with any camera device, smart phone, DSLR camera, video and more, and also has an astonishing 400 lumens output as well as emits the full colour spectrum from such a compact and light-weight unit. This pocket size lighting studio has an array of controls including brightness, colour(all colours!), animated lighting and built-in video effects and sampling. For maximum flexibility, the KICK camera light can be mounted on a tripod or used as handheld device and either individual or multiple KICKs can be connected via WIFI to create greater visual control and impact. Finally, the KICK can also be used as a standalone device with manual controls to adjust brightness and colour temperature.

Morten Hjerde, designer and Chief Executive Officer of Rift Labs commented on the launch “The Photography Show was the perfect venue for Rift Labs to demonstrate all the key features of the KICK camera light and to show visitors is creative capability. KICK took me over three years to design and perfect and we have been delighted with the response we have received from photographers that have tried the light and seen the extent of its creative capabilities.”

Geoffrey Clements, Managing Director, Color Confidence added “When I first saw the extensive capabilities of the KICK camera light, I knew that it would have great appeal to our customers looking to push the boundaries of creativity. I was delighted that Rift Labs selected Color Confidence to be the exclusive distributor for this product and we are pleased to add Rift Labs to our portfolio of vendors.”

The KICK camera light will be available from leading photo dealers at a retail price of £135.

Further information on the KICK camera light is available at www.colorconfidence.com
 
About Rift Labs
Rift Labs design and manufacture lights for photographers and videomakers. Rift Labs looks to develop the latest creative possibilities for photo and video using new materials and advanced electronics. Lighting gear needs to become better and more flexible. It is our mission to do just that, and the KICK is our first product.
 
The KICK is designed in Norway and USA, and is manufactured in the EU.
 
About Color Confidence
Color Confidence offer the widest range of products and services from the world's leading manufacturers including PANTONE, X-Rite and DxO Software amongst many others, together with our own brand range of calibration and colour management essentials for photographers, designers and anyone for whom colour is important!



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#1 Casey Dane

This is awesome!

3:33 am - Sunday, March 9, 2014

#2 Socrates

Very interesting but what is the battery life?! And how does it compare to the Ice Light?!...

4:08 pm - Monday, March 10, 2014

#3 Autolycus

Looks almost perfick - but when will we see one encased in a compact, 60-metre depth-rated, waterproof housing for our underwater photographic enthusiasts...?

3:42 am - Tuesday, March 11, 2014