Simon Wyndham

Simon Wyndham

Simon Wyndham is a professional cameraman of over 15 years, video editor, and all round on set grunt. With a background in indy feature making, when he isn't producing bread and butter corporate videos he can be found hucking the gnar on rivers whitewater kayaking and adventure sports filming.  (Website: http:// www.5ep.co.uk)

Panasonic GH5 Review: the first full hands-on report

Published in Production

Since it was announced last year, the Panasonic GH5 has been making waves throughout the industry. RedShark has got its hands on one of the first production models released and, in our comprehensive hands-on review below, you can find out exactly what all the fuss is about. This is a game-changer.

Panasonic GH5: An unboxing to savour

Published in Production

We have our hands on one of the first Panasonic GH5s to reach UK shores and a full review is coming very soon to RedShark. But, in the meantime, here are a few images to whet your appetite, along with a couple of observations.

A drone light show to go Gaga over

Published in Technology & Computing

While the drone-based light show that lit up the start of the Super Bowl LI half-time show last weekend was impressive, the technology behind the Intel system is even more remarkable.

Conventional wisdom dictates that online video should be kept brief, yet recent changes to Facebook's algorithm for video prioritisation may cause you to rethink your next 30-second video.

AI editing is already here. So, how do we cope with it?

Published in Post & VFX

In editing, as elsewhere, AI offers both intriguing possibilities and huge potential pitfalls. Perhaps though the biggest issue that we face is that AI editing is already here, and it is getting better and better all the time.

Impressive post stabilised footage from ReelSteady

Published in Production

The footage below looks like it might have been taken with a drone equipped with a multi-axis gimbal. It is pretty impressive, flying as it does so close to the mountain ridge so accurately. Only this is no advanced drone, and it isn’t even an advanced camera.

Finding the sweet spot for camera design

Published in Production

Opinion: When coming up with the next great camera, perhaps manufacturers should give more thought as to how actual humans physically hold cameras.

Break the rules to make better films

Published in Production

While we often strive for pristine images gained through traditional filming techniques, we must also recognize that rebellion adds to our filmic language.

The Chronos 1.4: A high-speed camera for the masses?

Published in Production

A recent Kickstarter project, which has flown past its funding target, aims to make very high speed shooting a possibility for lower budget productions.

OK Go's entire latest music video was shot in 4.2 seconds

Published in Production

The band OK Go is known for pushing the creative envelope in its music videos, yet its most recent may be the most inspired to date.

Is there simply too much video on the internet?

Published in Production

Opinion: Video killed the, er, video star. There's an overwhelming amount of video on the internet, but have we entered into a phase of viewer fatigue? And how will the current video usage trends impact future productions?

Repurposing the use of CPU power found in everyday appliances to run Doom is nothing new - we've already had Doom on a Canon Pixma printer, for instance. But a new demo shows just how versatile the Touch Bar in the recently released MacBook Pro is.

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