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.

This is a genuine suprise: Panasonic is first off the starting line with its 4K full frame rate POV camera

RedShark Replay: This article was first published back in 2015, but while some things have changed for the better, some of them haven't. It's one thing for cameras to be modular, that's a good thing. But should we really have to design our own custom rig for every new device?

 The 4K Production Camera is a camera that has been on the radar of many a camera owners mind since it was announced last year. Amongst the promises were 4K resolution, naturally, and a global shutter. All for the price of a couple of decent DSLR lenses.

Don't bore your clients with your kit list!

Published in Business

Your client is more interested in the videos you can create than the tools you use to make them

Video isn't video without sound

Published in Audio

Replay: Video is only half the equation for a full production. Audio is important. To do it properly, you need skill and perseverence

To further rub the noses of those who think that having a better camera will improve their skill level, Apple has now released a new advert shot entirely on the iPhone 5s

Sony Puts the Pressure on GoPro

Published in Technology & Computing

It is safe to say that the POV action camera market is pretty much owned by GoPro at the present time. Sony have now clearly decided that it was about time that the ante was upped and as a result they have now announced an upgrade to their HDR-AS100 in the form of the HDR-AS100V. Simon Wyndham explores

The JVC GY-HM650 is in several ways an important camera. It can record to two codecs simultaneously, and can stream over 3G/4G mobile and and WiFi. And the BBC loves them enough to have placed a very large order. Here's our in-depth review

Is this the end of HFR, or just the beginning? Simon Wyndham explains

Is the fixed lens camera dead?

Published in Production

RedShark Christmas Replay: One from the archive back in 2013. There's a big trend towards affordable interchangeable lens cameras for professionals, but does this mean fixed lens cameras like the PMW-EX1 are a thing of the past? Definitely not, says Simon Wyndham

Garmin takes on GoPro

Published in Business


GoPro have long since had a stranglehold on the POV camera market. The sheer versatility, picture quality, and more importantly their fanbase has ensured that GoPro is now a multi-billion Dollar worldwide phenomenon

Can Cinematography be too good?

Published in Technology & Computing

Replay: Are we getting too carried away with glossy, beautiful, some might say pretentious looking productions, when often a simpler production style would be better?

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