Barbara Newman

Barbara Newman

Barbara Newman has been Country Life’s dance critic since 1990. In her latest book, Never Far from Dancing (Routledge, 2014), she talks to renowned dancers about their professional progress. Her bestselling children’s book, The Illustrated Book of Ballet Stories (Dorling Kindersley, 1997), is a triple award winner that has been translated into eight languages. She covers musical theatre for the Dancing Times ( and is now the UK editor of


Following the release of Canon’s EOS 7D Mark II with 65 cross focus points, Bob Newman looks at the advantages and disadvantages of such an autofocus unit

Nikon D810 with a base ISO of 64

Why do many cameras have a base ISO of 100-200? Bob Newman looks at the link between sensor size and ISO? Professor Newman explains…