8,000 cameras, lenses and accessories were used on Marvel's Shang-Chi

8,000 cameras, lenses and accessories were used on Marvel's Shang-Chi
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Almost 8,000 items of camera equipment were used to film the Marvel Studios mega hit, Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings

The blockbuster entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring Simu Liu in the titular role of Shang-Chi, was shot by storied cinematographer Bill Pope – whose credits also include The Matrix and its first two sequels, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.