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Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim

The Vivitar Ultra wide and Slim is a pretty basic camera. It’s a small piece of plastic fully set (as in set aperture f11, a 1/125 shutter speed and fixed focus from 5ft to infinite) don’t have the fun bulb features, hot shoe, multiple exposures and don’t use any kind of battery, it’s a great camera to be used only in sunny days!

It’s the smallest plastic camera I have, you can walk around with it in your back pocket. The coolest thing in this camera is his extra wide (22mm) plastic lens, which produces amazing flare when pointed into the sun, massive depth of field, some nasty color contrast in the right light, and also vignettes in the corners. I love to use slide films in it and x-pro, my last film was a Sensia 100 (24 exp.) and I did 29 shots!

written by rodrigomg1511


  1. strangelilgirl


    great shots!!! so excited here because I just ordered this camera today, and then happened to stumble upon your review. yay.

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  2. superlighter


    wow! awesome gallery!

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  3. resophonic


    Great stuff! I recently ordered a bunch of these via Ebay. I can't wait for them to come!!!
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  4. rodrigomg1511


    @superlighter and resophonic, thanks for your comments, I bought my at e-bay, it´s very a funny and cheap camera!!!

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  5. drudolph


    Just got one myself. Can't wait to get the roll back.

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  6. mizzfonky


    Seeing these amazing shots, I can't wait to get back my very first roll from my Vivitar..

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  7. itsdebraanne


    i;ve been hearing bad things about this camera bc it;s not very cool to use, mostly in low-light conditions, but your article just upped my confidence a bit (;

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