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GIZMON Vivilens

Integration of Toy Camera and Digital Technology

“Vivilens” is an interchangeable lens for a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera equipped with a ultra-wide angle aspherical plastic lens from Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim. The unique photography style of Vivilens could be taken on your mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Moreover, you could achieve the convenience and efficiency of digital technology. The charm and attractiveness of the legendary toy camera, Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim, will be broadened to the digital camera world.

GIZMON Vivilens
Photos taken on toy cameras can now be taken on various mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.
Equipped with Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim 22mm ultra-wide angle lens.
The f-stop is F11, making it brighter than the Utulens.
GIZMON Vivilens
Genuine toy camera photos created with Vivilens.
Compatible with full-frame cameras.
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What’s included.

What is Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim?

With the legendary toy camera, Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim, you can take eye-catching photos with beautiful texture thanks to its simple structure and characteristic lens features.

It is hard to imagine that this compact and simple camera took unique textured photos.

With the characteristics of a 22mm ultra-wide angle and aspheric-designed lens, surprisingly sharp but vignetting ultra-wide photos could be achieved. Among many toy cameras, Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim has fascinated a lot of photographers and artists with its captivating images.

On Flickr, a photo-sharing platform, countless works are published in the Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim group.

Viviter® Ultra Wide & Slim group on Flickr🔗

Real Toy Camera Photos on Digital Cameras

Using Vivilens on your mirrorless interchangeable lens camera is the best way to reproduce a toy camera world in digital format. Enjoy the authentic toy camera photos that Vivilens creates!

GIZMON Vivilens
Easy to carry pancake lens.

Many photography methods are available with Vivilens that the original Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim did not have. For example, strobe/flashes, automatic exposure, long exposure photography with a tripod, multiple exposure capability using camera settings, and video shooting.

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High resolution in the center and strong vignetting are the appeal of the toy camera.
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Photographing with strobe/flashes is available.
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Automatic exposure could be controlled on digital cameras.
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With the camera’s function and photo editing app, you can enjoy retro film-textured photos.
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In backlighting situations, lens flares or magenta flares may occur due to the sunlight.
Please enjoy photographing with Vivilens including these phenomena.

Video shooting is possible with Vivitar® Ultra Wide & Slim lens.
  • Vivilens could be used as a 22mm wide-angle lens for full frame cameras and 33mm wide-angle lens for APS cameras.
  • When installed onto the EOS R series, magenta flares will occur due to the structure of its image sensor.
  • When installed onto the APS cameras, strong vignetting cannot be expected.
  • Retro film textured images can be produced by adjusting the shooting mode on the camera setting or using the photo editing app.

Compatible with Seven Different Lens Mount Adapters Including Full-Frame

We provide mounts for M4/3, E-Mount, FUJIFILM X-Mount, EOS M-Mount, and Nikon 1 mount which covers most of the mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.

Mounts are made of metal

[Micro Four Thirds]
OLYMPUS: PEN E-P series, PEN Lite E-PL series, PEN mini E-PM series, PEN-F, OM-D series, OLYMPUS AIR
PANASONIC: G series, GH series, GF series, GX series, GM series, AVCCAM series
KODAK: PIXPRO S-1
Blackmagic Design: Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Micro Cinema Camera
YI Technology: Yi M1

[E-Mount]
SONY: NEX series, α5000 series, α6000 series, α7 series, α9 series

[FUJIFILM X-Mount]
FUJIFILM: X-Pro series, X-E series, X-M series, X-A series, X-T series, X-H series, X-S series

[EOS M-Mount]
CANON: EOS M series, EOS Kiss M

[RF-Mount]
CANON: EOS R series

[Nikon 1-Mount]
NIKON: Nikon 1 series

[Nikon Z-Mount]
NIKON: Nikon Z series

Sample Images

Below are photos taken with “Vivilens” on different types of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.

Techniques

By loosening the screw on the front lens unit, you can focus on the near object.

NOTE!! Do not loosen too much. The lens unit will fall out.

By loosening the screw on the front lens unit, you can focus on the near object.

The front lens unit can be used on cameras supporting Leica L-Mount and L39 Mount.

NOTE!! We cannot provide the usage of these products.

Precautions

  • Due to its large f-stop, dust on the camera’s image sensor easily causes dark spots to appear. Please check the image sensor carefully before shooting. If you find any dust on the sensor, please clean it with a cleaning kit or ask the manufacturer for a cleaning service.
  • We make every effort to ensure that the Lens mount adapter could be equipped, but in the unlikely event of the product not being able to be screwed on properly onto a camera mount (too hard to install, or if you cannot hear the click sound when screwing the mountings), please do not put extra pressure. There are possibilities to damage the mount, camera body, and lens system. Please reach us at the following contact information. Our support team will promptly handle the situation. Contact address: support@gizmon.co.jp
  • Switch on the “release without lens” on your camera setting.
  • Set the shooting mode to A-Mode(Aperture Priority AE) or M-Mode(Manual Exposure).
  • When installing this item onto Nikon1, please set the shooting mode to M mode(Manual) and change the shutter speed to adjust the exposure value.
  • This is an optical equipment. Do not drop or hit against other objects.
  • Avoid water or any kind of liquid.
  • Do not touch the lens directly.
  • It will lose focus when you are too close to an object.

Specifications

Product NameGIZMON Vivilens
ManufacturerGIZMON
Focal DistanceSingle Focus f=22mm
Focus TypeFixed Focus
ApertureF11 (fixed aperture)
Focus Range1.5m ~ ∞
Compatible Sensor FormatsFull Frame, APS, Micro Four Thirds
MaterialsLens unit: Plastic, Lens mount adapter: Metal
ComprisesLens unit, Lens mount adapter, Lens cap, Japanese English manual
Compatible Lens MountsCameras supporting Micro Four Thirds, E-Mount, XF-Mount, EOS M-Mount, Nikon 1 Mount, RF-Mount, Nikon Z Mount
SizeLength 60mm × Width15mm (may differ slightly depending on the mount)
WeightAbout 46g
Warranty6 months
Country of ManufactureKumamoto, Japan

Note: Viviter® is a trademark of Sakar International, Inc.

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