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.

Whether you're a couch potato or an active lifestyler, I think we can all agree that surfing is cool. And it doesn't get much cooler looking than this, and it's guaranteed to bring extra sunshine to your summer. But don't underestimate the risks of taking such footage.

This deepfake is funny, extremely freaky, and yet disturbing at the same time. What can it tell us about the future?

Although current versions of the M43 Speed Boosters worked with the BMD's Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, these new additions are optically tuned and sized specifically for it.

As IBC approaches, we are seeing a trickle of new announcements, including this new camera upgrade from JVC, which allows integrated live streaming to Facebook.

Review: Everybody wants that cinematic look, and as a result anamorphic shooting is on the rise and it's what low budget filmmakers have been craving for a long time. And now you can even shoot anamorphically on your phone. We take a look at Sandmarc's new lens for iPhones.

Review: In the second part of his review, Simon Wyndham looks at its video capabilities, and discovers just how much of a low light monster it is!

What exactly do we mean by a ‘good picture’?

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When we talk about good picture quality we like to think we know what it consists of. You might mention resolution, or dynamic range, or noise levels. And then there’s accurate colour rendition. But do those all really equal a good quality picture?

The Lumix S1 is one very talked about camera, and for good reason. Here's our in-depth look at it in the first of a two part review.

DJI’s new gimbal is aimed at the new generation of mirrorless cameras and places an emphasise on lightness and travel friendliness, along with some new user friendly features.

Just when you think Summer is quiet, Sigma go and announce one of the most interesting new full-frame hybrid stills/cinematography cameras we've seen in a long time.

Some things are nice to have. Others are essential. Here's what Simon Wyndham thinks all video capable cameras with professional intent should have as standard, but often don't!

It's not a headline you'd expect to see in 2019, but it's true!

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