Barney Britton

Barney Britton

DPReview Administrator
Lives in United States Seattle, United States
Works as a Editor
Has a website at www.dpreview.com
Joined on Nov 2, 2009
About me:

I'm in charge of the editorial content of dpreview. I joined dpreview when it was based in London in November 2009, after several years as a print journalist in the UK specialist photographic press. I moved from London to Seattle, USA, a year later and I've been here ever since.

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Take a look inside Leica's factory in Wetzlar, Germany

Leica is one of the oldest names in photography, and has long been one of the most prestigious. Recently, we had the opportunity to visit Wetzlar, to see for ourselves how Leica's lenses are put together.

The camera I almost bought (again and again): The Canon PowerShot G5

After almost fifteen years of nearly buying one, Barney recently found a working Canon PowerShot G5 in his local thrift shop. It must be Throwback Thursday.

The clockwork lens: Lensrentals tears down famed Minolta 40-80mm F2.8 Gearbox Zoom

The Minolta MC Rokkor X 40-80mm F2.8 zoom is a unique lens, which uses a gearbox for controlling focus and zoom. Roger Cicala has been fascinated with its design for ages, and he recently got the chance to take one apart.

Hands-on with new Fujifilm X-E3

Fujifilm has just taken the wraps off a brand new camera: the X-E3. They kindly loaned us a prototype for a few days, and we've given it the hands-on treatment.

Fujifilm announces new X-series firmware and updated lens roadmap

Alongside the new X-E3 and XF 80mm F2.8 prime, Fujifilm also announced firmware updates for several of its current X-series models, and an updated lens roadmap.

Hands-on with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

The new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III is superficially quite similar to its predecessor, but despite inheriting many of the same features, the feature set has been tweaked to make the new camera easier – and more fun – to use.

Photo Gear News take a first look at the new Insta360 ONE

The Insta360 ONE is a new 360-degree camera that can record 4K video (3840 x 1920) at 30 frames per second and capture 24MP spherical still images. And our friends at Photo Gear News have had access to a pre-production unit.

Should you upgrade to a Nikon D850?

The D850 was just announced, and by all accounts it's shaping up to be a very impressive DSLR. But should you upgrade your current camera? In this article, we've broken down the D850's main selling points compared to several popular models.

Nikon D850: What we hoped for – and what we got

Now that the D850 is official, we're revisiting our list of guesses as to what new features the camera would offer. Here's what we guessed right, and what we got wrong.

Entry-level DSLRs compared: Canon EOS Rebel SL2 vs. Nikon D3400

How do the latest entry-level offerings from Canon and Nikon square up? We take a feature-by-feature look.