Simon Wyndham

Simon Wyndham

Simon Wyndham is the 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.

When you are starting out it is so easy to think you have to spend a lot of money on gear. But here's a video that shows very starkly how to use a $300 camera to get 'high end' looking results using some neat tricks and tips, and some very inexpensive lights.

At last weeks NAMM Show IK Multimedia showcased its new MIDI/XLR audio interface for mobile devices, and it looks intriguing indeed.

What will the next big visual revolution be?

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New visual technologies are often treated with suspicion. So the question that needs to be asked is, what do we really want from new advancements in video? And is there really truly a new visual revolution to be had?

Pay what you want? There's method in the madness in what looks to be a very ethical charging model for its latest HitFilm Express 14 update.

The film 1917 is winning plaudits across the board, but it's the cinematography that has gained attention from within the visual industry. Just how do you film a movie on this sort of scale in one shot? Here's how they did it.

Review: Add on lenses for phones are now commonplace, but some are better than others. Sandmarc's 16mm wide angle lens and hybrid filters give you additional control over your image, but are they worth the money?

Going to the orchestra or a music gig might not be the first type of night out you might associate with a being deaf person. But this revolutionary piece of clothing literally allows them to feel the music directly on their bodies. And apparently the effect is incredible.

Deepfakes until now have mainly provided a lot of amusement to YouTube viewers. But as this video shows it can have a really useful purpose for moviemaking. Even drastically improving dodgy effects made by the professionals costing millions of Dollars!

Canon goes all action with the new, ultra high speed EOS-1D X Mark III full-frame DSLR. It's no slouch when it comes to video, either.

The Anker PowerCore series has always been a great mobile power bank, but now the company has released the PowerCore Essential 20000 PD, designed for high speed charging to all manner of devices.

RIP to the shoulder mount camera?

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The 2/3" shoulder camera, once ubiquitous by its presence, is now suffering an identity crisis. What is it useful for now, and does it have a safe future?

Just got yourself an action camera for Christmas? Here's a few ideas for some slightly lesser known accessories for it.

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