It’s a stinking world cause there’s no film cameras any more. It’s a stinking world because it lets the young get on to the old like you’ve done with your photos stuck on computers and printers that are hard to use. Oh, it’s no world for an old man any longer. What kind of a world is it at all? Men on the moon and men spinning around the earth and there’s not no… → Read More
Yes, you’re reading that headline correctly. Vivitar is slinging a brand new all-manual 35mm film SLR and it’s not half bad. In fact, I’ve had more fun shooting with this than I have with any of my DSLRs. What’s most impressive about the V3800N are its specs compared to what it costs, which is only $170. That price includes a 50mm f/1.7 lens.
Before we get to the specs, here’s what you… → Read More
The DVR565HD from Vivitar should give Sanyo a run for its money. This 1080i video camera has HDMI out and records at 720p at 30 frams a second. No price or availability and I actually forgot that Vivitar still existed. → Read More
Digital has almost completely replaced film in the casual set and is making inroads among professionals and artists, but that doesn’t mean film is being completely forgotten. Kodak and Vivitar have not forgotten their roots, and are creating a new film camera aimed at universities teaching “traditional photography.” They say it’ll be similar to the V3000. I’m not sure… → Read More