Here’s a nifty and ultra-cool plastic camera – the discontinued Vivitar “point and shoot” ULTRA WIDE & SLIM camera.
The all mechanical / all plastic camera uses 35mm film and has no electronics or need for a battery to function.
With a fixed f11 aperture and a w-i-d-e 22mm lens, the camera delivers gorgeous lo-fi pictures.
Current price tag on e-bay: $50. (if your lucky to find one). Occasionally the FPP On-Line Store 35mm Camera Page will have inventory on vintage Viv Ultra Wide & Slim cameras or the SuperHeadz “Slim Devil” (same as the Ultra Wide & Slim!)
images above: Squeezing the last days of Summer 2010 on a photo walk with my Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim Camera and Kodachrome 64 film.
More Ultra Wide and Slim shots here.
Love the camera and certainly easy to carry in your pocket for outdoor shooting!
Additional reading: “Love for the Ultra Wide & Slim Camera” – http://filmphotographyproject.com/content/2010/01/love-ultra-wide-slim-camera