Barney Britton

Barney Britton

DPReview Administrator
Lives in United States Seattle, United States
Works as a Editor
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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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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.

Russian photographer in White House 'security breach'

When President Trump met Russian diplomats at the White House this week, US Press were not invited. But a photographer for Russian news agency TASS was allowed in, apparently by accident. And some intelligence experts are worried.

Your next lens could be 3D printed

A team of scientists in Germany has developed a technique for 3D printing glass, opening up new possibilities for a range of applications, including printed glass elements for lenses.

Feed your nightmares with these pictures of 1970s clowns

Photographer Jill Freedman spent some time in the 1970s photographing clowns for her book 'Circus Days'. Her original darkroom proof prints have just been unearthed. And honestly, we wish they hadn't been.

NASA image of the day captures galactic battle

UGC 1810 is a 'Wildly Interacting Galaxy', locked in battle with a smaller galactic neighbor, roughly 300 million light years away. It's expected to devour its challenger some time in the next billion years.

Souvid Datta controversy raises more than one set of questions for photojournalism

When photographer Souvid Datta's image of a child sex slave being raped was used by LensCulture to promote a competition, it provoked outrage. Since then, it has emerged that other images in Datta's portfolio were misappropriated or faked.