SALON de la PHOTO, 13 – 17 November 2014 – Paris

SALON de la PHOTO, 13 – 17 November 2014, Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris Visit the 2014 Salon de la Photo from Thursday 13 to Monday 17 November 2014 at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris. Personal invitation for Ubergizmo readers, clic here: http://screencast.com/t/U6NQvpNK24K4 The November Salon de la Photo in Paris has become the top event for discovering new products and innovations in the world of photography. It’s a must for […]


Sony NEX-5T with WiFi, NFC and Fast Hybrid AF

At Ubergizmo, in addition to our two Canon EOS-50D we carry the NEX-5N – we bought all those devices –  to shoot videos during briefings and conferences, and we are overall very happy with the photo quality and the high quality microphone that can be attached to the body. So we were quite excited when we could briefly get our hands on the new Sony NEX-5T that has a similar […]


PENTAX introduces new K-30 Digital SLR Camera

Last week, we wrote to you about the supposed flagship Digital SLR camera from Pentax that was allegedly leaked in a French catalog. We also managed to get a few of the camera’s specs, albeit no official statement was heard from the optics company. But today, Pentax is making it official. Through a press release, Pentax introduced its latest brainchild, the PENTAX K-30, a weather and dust resistant digital SLR […]


Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS

Olympus unveiled its new flagship camera in its rugged point-and-shoot lineup, the Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS, which is an elegant device packed with impressive features. Compact cameras have to face fierce competition from smartphones and consequently, manufacturers feel the pressure to offer DSLR-like features in their consumer products. The Olympus TG-1 is the first high-speed bright f2.0 lens on a Tough camera that is waterproof to 12 m / 40 […]


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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 Ultra-slim Camera

Sony updated Cyber-shot lineup started to roll out in January with the beautiful Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V, a brand new glass-design point and shoot camera. Among other things, the new Cyber-shot product line features an improved “Exmor R” CMOS sensor that delivers higher pixel count (up to 18.2 MP), improved low light image capture and faster AF speed of approximately 0.13 second in daylight, 0.25 seconds in low-light. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 […]


“Women of The World” mobile application by the World Bank and Fotopedia

The World Bank is using technology very creatively to support its #thinkEQUAL campaign, an initiative that aims to increase awareness of progress in gender equality on our planet.  We reported about the Open Forum , an online event hosted on the World Bank Live website every year, to address major social and economical issues. The 2011 session was dedicated to #thinkEQUAL . To continue to support the #thinkEQUAL campaign, the […]


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V Stylish 18.2 MP Glass Design Camera

Sony launched the stylish new Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V featuring a beautiful reinforced glass design, a look that will go well with your iPhone. With fierce competition coming from the high-end smartphones that now deliver high megapixel cameras with good lenses and sensors (Xperia Ion with 12 MP Exmor R sensor and Nokia Lumia 900 with Carl Zeiss lens), it is hard for point-and-shoot to remain attractive to highly demanding consumers. Beside […]


Top 10 CES Gadgets

LG and Samsung 55” OLED TV, At CES, both LG and Samsung have committed to commercialize large-size OLED televisions by the end of the year. While no pricing has been announced yet, the rumored price is said to be hovering around $8000. We don’t know how close this is to reality, but it’s fair to assume that most people won’t be able to afford one the first models. Fortunately, OLED […]


Olympus VR-340

[CES 2012] Olympus has announced its top-of-the-line addition in its compact camera entry level offering, the Olympus VR-340. The slim metal casing packs 10x super wide optical zoom lens (24-240mm equivalent) equipped with a new 16 megapixel sensor and a 3.0-inch high-resolution LCD. To improve performance in low-light conditions, the VR-40 offers higher ISO and AF Illuminator. The camera will be available in March, in white, silver, black, purple and […]


Olympus Tough TG-320

[CES 2012] Olympus’ Tough line has made some headlines this year with the release of the Tough-810, the world’s first 100kg crushproof camera. The Olympus Tough TG-320 will not be Olympus’ new flagship rugged camera but merely an upgrade of the Tough TG-310, the colorful mid-range model of the line.  Featuring a new 14-megapixel sensor and a 3.6x wide-angle optical zoom lens (28-102mm equivalent), the Olympus Tough TG-320 is waterproof […]


Olympus SZ-12 – 24X Long Zoom Camera

[CES 2012] The S-series is Olympus’ mid-range offering in its point-and-shoot category featuring ultra zoom capabilities. Touted to be super-slim by the manufacturer, the new Olympus SZ-12 gets a 14-megapixel CCD sensor, a 24x optical wide-angle zoom lens (25-600mm equivalent*), a 3-inch LCD display (460K) and built-in Dual Image Stabilization. Thanks to the Telephoto Macro feature, you can capture the small details of an object and shoot at very close […]


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W620 and DSC-W610

[CES 2012] Sony launched its new addition to its entry level Cyber-shot W-Series lineup, entry-level cameras “that pack high performance into a compact body”, according to the company. At the top of the line in the category is the Cyber-shot DSC-W650 that will be available for $150 in February and you will be able to get the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W620 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W610 for $120 and $110 respectively.


Olympus E-P3 Review

Olympus E-P3 Review – It is true that it classic looks inspire confidence, but can such a small camera deliver a professional quality?


Nikon 1 micro camera with interchangeable lenses

Nikon has officially launched its Nikon 1 camera system. It was revealed during a gala in Australia and the official news came to us via email shortly after.  We’ve reported on the rumors for a while, but the real thing has finally appeared in all its glory. Nikon 1 is a micro-camera that uses a 10.1 megapixel 13.2×8.88mm CMOS sensor and a Nikon 1 mount (yes, it’s new). It can […]