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)

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.

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.

Blackmagic drops massive update for Video Assist monitors

Published in Production

Blackmagic brings new features to its Video Assist line and unifies much of the feature set for these devices.

Is DJI going to stop at just dominating the drone market?

Published in Business

Have a look at the current DJI product line-up, and what talented artists can do with it on shorts like The Circle, and it’s not hard to imagine the company expanding into other areas of the industry.

While the new Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro were causing lots of initial excitement after their announcements, DJI has got another ace up its sleeve that fell somewhat below the radar: monitoring.

Lord of the Skies: meet the new $2999 DJI Inspire 2

Published in Production

DJI’s announcement of not one but two new drones and cameras, the very impressively specced Inspire 2 and the prosumer Phantom 4 Pro, shows that it is still driving drone R&D as hard as ever.

Sphericam introduces The Beast 360-degree camera system

Published in VR & AR

Sphericam might not be a household name, but the company certainly has vision. A week or so at NAB NYC, it announced its new 360 degree camera system.

GoPro's Karma drone suffers product recall

Published in Production

In what could be thought of as a bit of a nightmare scenario for GoPro (although it is also a textbook example of burying bad news on a day when the world is looking elsewhere) its new Karma drone has just been recalled.

Is it finally time to move on from the Mac?

Published in Post & VFX

Enough is enough. Simon Wyndham is a long-time Mac user, but, like more than a few others, in the wake of the new MacBook Pro announcement he is now considering changing computing and NLE platforms. 

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