Dan Bracaglia - about 

Dan Bracaglia is a 34-year-old writer and artist living in Seattle, Washington. An expert in photography and digital imaging technology, he's previously held full-time editorial roles at publications including American Photo magazineDigital Photography Review, Popular Photography magazine, and Popular Science magazine.

For a more in-depth career history, please view Dan's Linkedin profile.

Deeply passionate about live music and community, Dan founded Northwest Sound Exchange in the Spring of 2015, shortly after relocating to the West Coast from his home in New York City. The publication's mission, since its inception, has been to provide visual coverage of Seattle's underground/DIY music community while fostering a learning environment for budding photographers curious about the craft.

A lover of print media and the 'DIY' ethos, Dan has self-published 45+ short-run zines in the past 18 years. His most recent publication, Love+Loss, was released in the fall of 2020, with all proceeds going to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. And a new solo zine is planned for winter, 2022. He's also published two collaborative issues of Northwest Sound Exchange, with more than 300 copies printed and distributed. A third issue is planned.

Written work – samples 

Dan is the former News & Features Editor at Popular Photography (2021-2022) and a former Editor at Digital Photography Review (2014-2021). Select writing samples can be viewed below: 

A closer look at some of Queen Elizabeth II’s favorite cameras
Published September 2022, Popular Photography 

‘Photography is a social skill,’ Atiba Jefferson on his road to bold
Published August 2022, Popular Photography 

Peter van Agtmael grapples with chronicling the post-9/11 era
Published June 2022, Popular Photography 

How Getty covers championship basketball with a small army of cameras—and robots
Published April 2022, Popular Photography 

Our 9 favorite Olympus cameras of all time
Published February 2022, Popular Photography 

2021 Pop Awards: The year’s best camera and photo gear 
Published December 2021, Popular Photography 

Ode to the 'happy accident' or why film photographers have more fun 
Published July 2021, Digital Photography Review 

Fujifilm X-E4 review: small size, big image quality
Published April 2021, Digital Photography Review 

Nikon Z5 review: the best value stills-oriented full-framer
Published September 2020, Digital Photography Review 

Canon AE-1: the gear that changed my life, again and again
Published May 2020, Digital Photography Review 

Developing film at home: everything you need to know to get started
Published May 2020, Digital Photography Review 

Opinion: Stop worrying about new cameras and love the one(s) you've got
Published March 2020, Digital Photography Review 

The London Broil – about 

The London Broil began its life as a daily photoblog in 2008 while Dan studied photojournalism at Rutgers University. He chose the name because he thought it was silly and he still does. 

Using Format