The Limited Edition Jelly Lens UWS is based on the Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim camera. Ultra-wide slim cameras are cameras that have a wide-angle lens and a slim body design.
They are typically designed to be compact and portable, making them convenient for photographers who want to take photos on the go. They are also often used for street photography, thanks to their compact size and inconspicuous design. Photos with vignetted edges and the instantly recognisable lens flare give it a distinct low-fi and unique feel.
Original UWS, the Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim is an all-plastic point and shoot 35mm film camera with a fixed f/11 aperture and 22mm wide angle fixed focus lens. Shutter speed is also fixed at 1/125s, so film with an speed of 400ISO is recommended for general use.
The Vivitar UWS camera, which has been discontinued for some time, has found a new life in the “toy camera” and lomography universe, and has become much sought after. Brands like RETO and Jelly Lens are producing it again.
Jelly Lens UWS is a completely mechanical camera, relying on no electronics to function, so no batteries are required. The film is advanced through a manual dial, which in turn advances the number of exposed frames in the frame counter window.
Aiming is done through a plastic window that is not linked visually to the lens in any way; therefore, the photographer needs to adjust for parallax error when composing the photograph.
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