Staff Profile

Barney Britton
Barney Britton
Senior Editor

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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Hands-on with new Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM

It's been a long time coming, but Sony has finally announced a G Master series 35mm lens for its full-frame mirrorless system. This compact alternative to the Zeiss version has some impressive spec: click through to learn more.

The Really Right Stuff Ascend-14 might be the ultimate travel tripod - if you can afford it

US manufacturer Really Right Stuff just released a new lightweight travel tripod, aimed at active and weight-conscious photographers that don't want to compromise on quality. Does its performance justify its high price? Find out in our initial review.

Happy New Year from DPReview!

We made it! With 2020 finally behind us, we'd like to wish you all a very happy new year.

Review update: Zeiss ZX1 studio scene analysis

As we press on with our full review, we've analyzed just how the Zeiss ZX1 stacks up in front of our standard studio test scene. See for yourself how it performs.

Nikon Z 50mm F1.2 S sample gallery

Nikon's new Z 50mm F1.2 S is a fast, versatile prime lens for the full-frame Z-series. It's a seriously big, seriously pricey lens, but does its performance justify its cost? Take a look at our samples gallery to find out.

Nikon Z7 II samples gallery

The Nikon Z7 II is here, bringing improved speed and twin card slots. But does the addition of a second processing engine make any difference to image quality? Take a look at our gallery of samples to find out.

Hands-on with new Sigma 35mm and 65mm F2 DG DN lenses

Sigma's new primes promise very good performance and light weight, when paired with L-mount and Sony E-mount mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. Take a closer look.

Gear of the Year: Barney's choice (part 2) - Reflex-Nikkor 1000mm F11

Senior Editor Barney Britton's Gear of the Year part two details how he ended up with a Reflex-Nikkor 1000mm F11, and despite its quirks, why it was ideal for a creative project in the COVID-era.

Fujifilm Introduces GFX 100 IR for 100MP infrared imaging

Fujifilm has announced a special version of its 100MP GFX 100 for infrared imaging. The new camera will be available for special order in early 2021.

Gear of the Year: Barney's choice (part 1) - Fujifilm X100V

In a year when social distancing became a way of life overnight, Senior Editor Barney Britton maintained a small sense of connection via the Fujifilm X100V.