Barney Britton

Barney Britton

DPReview Administrator
Lives in United States Seattle, United States
Works as a Editor
Has a website at
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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Imaging Resource selects best cameras for backpacking

As summer really gets going over here in the Northern hemisphere, the team at Imaging Resource has put together a list of the best cameras for backpacking.

Surreal photos capture Ukraine's fallen Lenin statues

The Ukrainian Parliament banned statues of Lenin in 2015. Two years later, the monuments no longer adorn public buildings or stand watch over town squares, but they're still there.

Before and after photos show Big Sur landslide

Last week, more than a million tonnes of Californian coastline slid into the ocean, taking part of Highway 1 with it. Check out the remodeling in photos taken before and after the landslide.

New startup 'Binded' aims to simplify copyright for photographers

Copyright disputes are no fun at all. 'Binded' is a new startup that aims to simplify the process of registering - and enforcing - copyright for photographers. Read more

Nikon D3: The camera that changed everything

When Nikon released the full-frame D3 in 2007, it changed the professional photography industry. In this week's Throwback Thursday, Barney remembers a legend. Read more

Photo Gear News shows you how to make a DIY lapel mic

No mic socket? No problem. In this video, Daniel Peters at Photo Gear News shows you how to make a lapel microphone using just a smartphone and a pair of earbuds.

New Red Bull video shows downhill MTB ride, lit by drone

Riding a mountain bike downhill is dangerous enough in daylight, but potentially lethal at night. Which is where drones come in.

We shot the Boeing 737 Max 9's first flight with a Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III

The Boeing 737 first flew in 1967, and it's been in continuous development ever since. The latest model is the Max 9, which flew for the first time last month. We were there and we took the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III along for the ride. Read more

Canon 6D II rumors and a B&W medium format back: 'Fro rounds up the week's news

In his latest photo news 'fix', Jared Polin, AKA 'Fro Knows Photo' tackles the announcement of Phase One's new 100MP black and white back, and rumors of a forthcoming replacement for the Canon EOS 6D. 

Good training: iFixit director of communications pays tribute to a repair-focused mom

iFixit director of communications Kay Kay Clapp has a lot to thank her mother for, not least her insistence that children should learn how to repair things.