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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SmugMug snaps up Flickr, promises 'the future is bright'

SmugMug has acquired struggling photography site Flickr for an undisclosed sum, with CEO Don MacAskill promising to give the neglected photo sharing service "the resources that it deserves."

Budget wide: Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE sample gallery

When it was announced in 2016, the Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE was among the first full-frame autofocus lenses for Sony's a7-series mirrorless cameras. We wanted to see how this affordable wideangle prime performs on Sony's latest a7R III.

CP+ 2018 interviews: The reign of the DSLR is almost over...

At DPReview, we’re in touch with camera and lens manufacturers all year-round. Our best opportunity to really tap into how the leaders of those companies are thinking though comes at the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan. Here's what we took away from those conversations this year.

Mano a mono(chrom): the humbling of a color-only photographer

Shooting with the Leica Monochrom on a trip to Japan turned out to be an exercise in frustration, patience and plain old humility for DPR Senior Editor Barney Britton.

Panasonic interview: "Our business philosophy is based on 'changing photography'"

At this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, we talked in-depth with Panasonic about the company's new Lumix G9 and GH5S cameras and its increased emphasis on stills capture as well as high-quality 4K video.

CP+ Olympus interview: "It’s time to enhance the imaging business"

At last month's CP+ show in Yokohama, we met up with Shigemi Sugimoto, head of Olympus's imaging business unit. He explained where he sees the most opportunity for Olympus, and how his company will continue to differentiate itself from the competition.

Tamron interview: "Our strength is high quality lenses in a compact size"

This year at CP+ we sat down with senior executives from Tamron. Our conversation covered various topics, including the move to new native mirrorless designs and the decline in DSLR lens sales.

Sigma interview: 'This is just the beginning'

Recently we visited the 2018 CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan and as usual, we booked interviews with senior executives from several major manufacturers, including Sigma.

Canon interview: 'increased competition allows us to level-up'

At this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, we sat down with senior executives from several major manufacturers, including Canon. Topics of conversation included Canon's ambitions for high-end mirrorless cameras, and the importance of responding to the demands of the smartphone generation.

Sony interview: 'If cameras are going to develop, manufacturers have to develop mirrorless technologies'

At CP+ we sat down with executives from several major manufacturers. Among them was Kenji Tanaka, of Sony, who talked to us about the a7 III as well as its plans to attract more pro shooters – without ignoring APS-C and entry-level customers.