Simon Wyndham

Simon Wyndham a professional cameraman and video producer of 20 odd years. With a background in indy feature making, he has been writing camera reviews and tech articles for as long as he can remember. 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.

Posts by: Simon Wyndham

16 September, 2020

GoPro Hero9 Black: 5K video, MAX Hypersmooth amongst the top new features

GoPro’s new Hero9 Black addresses user requests as well as appearing to set a new benchmark for action camera quality, with 5K video, Hypersmooth...

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15 September, 2020

Lightworks NLE and QScan now have new owners and a bright future

LWKS Software Ltd has taken ownership of both the Lightworks NLE and QScan AQC software in a move that signals a bright future for both apps.

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15 September, 2020

Have we already passed peak drone?

Replay: This article was first written in 2017, but many of the issues raised are still relevant, despite how quickly the industry moves. Simon...

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14 September, 2020

Insta360 announces major new ONE R firmware

The new firmware that has been announced for the ONE R gives the camera some impressive new capabilities, including higher bitrates. Insta360 ONE R...

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14 September, 2020

What happens when you put a 1000W LED onto a drone?

Replay: A YouTuber mounted a 1000w LED light onto a Freely Alta drone. Check out the video! 1000w LED lighting rig on a Freefly Alta.

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13 September, 2020

Steadicam: The device that changed filmmaking forever

RedShark Replay: Over forty years ago, Garret Brown came up with an unwieldy looking invention that promised to provide silky smooth shots without...

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11 September, 2020

Sony FX9 receives substantial firmware update

Firmware version 2.0 has been released for the Sony FX9, bringing with it new recording modes and 16-bit raw output amongst other things. The Sony...

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11 September, 2020

Do your skills still belong to a craft or have you become a commodity?

Replay: In recent months there has been a bit of talk about the types of jobs that are under threat from automation. Whether or not a computer could...

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10 September, 2020

Mind-boggling hyperlapse shows off Faena District in Miami in ways we didn't think possible

There's no two ways about it. Making a good hyperlapse is incredibly difficult, even for the simplest ones. Which makes this tourism promotion all...

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9 September, 2020

Filming with log: Are you making yourself work too much?

Are you using log as a crutch or as a tool? Here the case is put forward for giving those standard picture profiles another chance.                  ...

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