Agence France Presse: wire service video with HD DSLRs

I just stumbled upon this. Its a really nice piece about Hong Kong women and their tattoos. It was shot entirely with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II by AFP photographer Ed Jones. I thought that AFP was a Nikon only wire service? I also know that AFP has its own video service. So this now poses the question: has the technology made the jobs of the video shooters obsolete? or has it effectively doubled the workload of the still shooters? I love the style and quality of the video shot with these cameras but now worry about the jobs of my fellow still shooters. Do media companies really think that they will be able to “crowd source” this quality of content? I guess its adapt or go extinct. Anyway enjoy the video. Watch it in HD here.

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