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There are three types of photographers – those that shoot only stills, those that shoot stills and video, and those that shoot only video. By far the largest group is the first, the stills only crowd. For those I suggest turning the metaphorical page, because there's little here that will interest you.

If you shoot any sort of video though, read on, because an Australian company called Blackmagic is about to shake up the industry. TheBlackmagic Pocket Cinema Camerais scheduled to  ship in late July, 2013, a couple of weeks from when this article first appears. But, since Blackmagic has a track record of being late with new products it might be August or even September until these fall into customer's hands. Update:The BMPCC started shipping on August 2, 2013, just a few days later than scheduled.

Major retailers have been taking pre-orders for a couple of months now, so if you're interested it might be a good idea to get your name down. Chris and I ordered two, and put do...

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Michael Reichmann is the founder of the Luminous Landscape. Michael passed away in May 2016. Since its inception in 1999 LuLa has become the world's largest site devoted to the art, craft, and technology of photography. Each month more than one million people from every country on the globe visit LuLa.
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