Darrell Barton (1942-2015)

darrellLegendary photojournalist Darrell Barton died the morning of April 15, bringing to an end a storied life of a teacher and mentor to many whose lives he had changed.

Some of the tributes, memories and video dug from archives that has been appearing online in recent days to honor one of the best in the business behind a camera —

Chuck Richardson: Portions of a DVD he produced with Bob Brandon called “The Masters In Their Own Words”

“Darrell Barton – Revolution Day Tripper”

“Darrell Barton – Retirement”

Amanda Emily: Darrell Barton’s 1974 Best of Photography contest entry that won him the title of Photographer of the Year for the first time.

Ed Fillmer: “Darrell Barton” – Produced by Fillmer in 1981 to honor Barton when he won the title of NPPA Photographer of the Year for a second time.

OklahomaHorizonTV: Darrell Barton–Photog Extraodinaire

  • The Oklahoman: Darrell Barton, Oklahoma video journalist, dies at 73
  • CBS 48 Hours
  • KFOR mourns passing of former chief photographer, television news legend
  • NPPA: Legendary TV Photojournalist Darrell Barton, 73
  • NPPA News Video Workshop
  • and hundreds of tributes posted on Facebook by people whose lives he touched…