Vivitar IC100: A Poor Guy's LCA+

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This is one of my favorite film cameras. Come on and find out why Philippine Lomographers love this camera so much!

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The Vivitar IC100 Costs only 50 Pesos (around a Dollar and a Quarter), this plastic camera amazes almost everyone from Lomomanila.ph forum, including me. After a member found this camera at Hidalgo, Quiapo in Manila, tested some rolls and posted the results, everyone wanted to have one (I bought two :p)

It produces vignettes like that of an LCA, and unpredictable contrasts and saturation. It also gives magnificent lens flares, which by the way I love!

I call this “My Poor Man’s LCA,” though it doesn’t have controls for aperture and focus. It has a fixed aperture opening and shutter speed, both of which I dont know. It doesn’t come with a manual, the face of IC100 just says that it is “Focus free.”

I use this when I want something lighter and more handy than my LCA+.

But there are times when sticky shutter happens, that I do not really mind.

The best thing I like about Vivitar IC100?? It has a Hotshoe for flash, so indoor photography is possible.

Here are the shots that i have taken using Vivitar IC100

written by icuresick on 2008-12-11 #gear #slide #review #vivitar #icuresick #lens-flares #ic100 #colorsplash-flash

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4 Comments

  1. mattcharnock
    mattcharnock ·

    wow! cool camera - i used to have a vivitar when i was a kid but the results were no like that - i want one!

  2. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    mmmmmmmm...interesting results! just, tell me if some of these shots are redscaled or x-processed, I mean the #2, 6, 8, 10,11

  3. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    3rd pic is sooo wooooooowwwwwww

  4. icuresick
    icuresick ·

    Thanks mattcharnock !

    @superlighter the photos that you mentioned are all redscaled shots

    Thank you as well adi_totp!! It's redscaled.

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