Barney Douglas was born in the United Kingdom in 1950 and was awarded a Licentiate of the Master Photographers Association in 1988.  He is a member of the Society of International Fashion & Glamour Photographers and the Society of Commercial and Industrial Photographers, the highest rated full-time commercial photographer worldwide on the world's largest freelancing website, freelancer.com, with 218 reviews averaging 4.9-stars (69 as freelancer, 149 as employer as at 12 November 2021). and one of the most followed writers worldwide on photography and fashion modelling on quora.com. 


On UK based industry website, purpleport.com, he has over 450 references, all positive, (225 as photographer, and 226 as studio proprietor as at 12 November 2021).

He has been the proprietor of Hangleton Lane Studio at Ferring on the outskirts of Worthing in West Sussex since 2012 and serves commercial clients locally, across the UK and worldwide, published by those clients in over seventy countries on five continents.  In total he has over 700 references across all websites where he is active, all positive.

He specialises in fashion, product photography, dance and fitness, glamour, fine art, architecture and interior design, sport especially football and gymnastics, virtual tours, portfolios for models, dancers and actors, competitive agility and obedience dogs, and much more.

His studio is home to the most advanced digital virtual reality stills and video backdrop system in western Europe, a system used by a number of major film and television production companies often to insert clips into productions where continuity slips have been identified after the set or venue are no longer available.


Barney is also a translator from French and from Latin to UK English and a published writer.   He is DBS checked and carries £2,000,000 public liability insurance in the studio and £5,000,000 on location.

01903 331611 / 07942 935059

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Freelancer: The Big Dish Man

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