Simon Wyndham

Simon Wyndham

Simon Wyndham is Deputy Editor of RedShark News, 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.

Zhiyun-tech's new 3 axis gimbal is fully featured and innovative in equal amounts.

We are all susceptible to confirmation bias

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Are the problems that we see when comparing our favourite cameras real or imagined? Or do we simply see what we want to see? A recent experiment highlighted the problem of Confirmation Bias in a very direct way.

The final instalment of our comprehensive Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K concludes with a look at what it is like to use in the field,  grading, and the all important picture quality.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K has a lot of detail and nuance to it. In the last part we covered its general features and how its dual gain (ISO) circuits allow you to have flexibility and control over exposure despite the lack of an ND wheel. In this part we want to focus in on some of its more detailed functionality.

It’s one of the most talked about camera releases of the year. We’ve got our hands on one and we’ve been using it. So grab a drink, sit back and read part 1 of our comprehensive BMPCC4K review!

The main stand out feature of the new GoPro Hero 7 is it's electronic stabilisation system, and it looks like it is producing some impressive results with these wonderful Hyperlapse examples.

Review: If you want to film inside confined spaces such as a car, even television shows often resort to GoPro cameras. But what if you want something rather higher in quality? What are your options then? If this is your dilemna the IO Industries Victorem 4KSDI-Mini could be just what you are looking for.

BMPCC 4K: We have our hands on one of the first into the UK

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It feels like a long wait, but we finally have our hands on one of the first production Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K's into the UK.

Panasonic had been very much focussed on the MFT system, and questions have always been asked about when or if the company would ever go full-frame. Rumours have abound, but now we have the definitive answer.

In the first of a two part review, read our hands on impressions of the iPhone Xs, how it relates to older models, what it has to do with media, and why Simon Wyndham decided to upgrade from his old 6S.

Science fiction is a great thing. It has predicted a fair few pieces of technology that we now take for granted. In fact in some instances we have surpassed sci fi predictions. But there are some ideas that appear in both science fiction, and as real concepts from technology manufacturers, that really are a bit useless when you really think about it.

Sony's new ultra fast full frame f1.4 G Master Prime

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Sony's new glass further expands its full frame line up with this impressive looking 24mm prime lens.

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