Popular Photography Magazine, April 2014, p.12-13
Dan Bracaglia, our assistant Web editor, shot this at a family barbecue using the Olympus Pen E-P5; exposure, 1/800 sec at f/4, ISO 2500. The lens? A 12–35mm f/2.8 Panasonic Lumix G X Vario, zoomed to 23mm (46mm equivalent). He added some contrast in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.
Bacteria culture shot for "How 2.0"
Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia took to the studio with Tamron’s new 90mm f/2.8 DI Macro VC lens to photograph one of his favorite confections. Mounting the lens on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II, he lit the jellybeans from above and below with two monolights. His exposure, handheld with the Tamron’s Vibration Compensation engaged: 1/160 sec at f/29, ISO 100.
"Classic street shooter"
Our assistant online editor, Dan Bracaglia, took this candid portrait of his girlfriend Cheyenne Morgan outside of New York City’s Bowery Ballroom using a Leica M Monochrom and a 35mm f/1.4 Leica Summilux-M ASPH lens. His exposure: 1/30 sec at f/1.4, ISO 6400.
Dan Bracaglia lay flat on his back and pointed Nikon's new 28-85mm f/3.5-4.5G AF-S ED VR full-frame lens straight up at the Unisphere in Flushing, N.Y. WIth the zoom racked out to 85mm on a Nikon D700, our assistant online editor made an exposure of 1/500 sec at f/5.6, ISO 400. Later, he slightly increased the clarity and vibrance in Adobe Lightroom 3.
Portrait shot for "I, Photographer"
Popular Photography Magazine, July 2012, "Showcase" p. 12-13
To give you a sense of the resolving power of the Nikon D800’s chart-topping 36MP full-frame sensor, Dan Bracaglia, our assistant web editor, attached a 14–24mm f/2.8G Nikkor lens, mounted the camera to a tripod, and shot from a 9th-floor garden terrace in midtown Manhattan. His exposure: 2 sec at f/8, ISO 2000. Back at our offices, he added a little brightness and contrast in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Popular Photography Magazine, July 2012, "Home Studios for Any Space" p. 63
Opener, annual Lighting Gear Special
Photography Magazine, May
2012, "Showcase" p. 8-9
Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia shot this image of Wyldlife performing at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ. With Sigma’s new 12–24mm f/4.5–5.6 full-frame lens on a Nikon D3s, he zoomed the lens out to 12mm and set his exposure to 1/20 sec at f/4.5, ISO 6400. A hotshoe-mounted Nikon Speedlight SB-600—set to 1/4 power—fired straight up and bounced off the ceiling, combining with the slow shutter to give the band some trailing ghosts.
American Photo Magazine, May/June 2012, "Focus: Alternate Take," p. 16-17
American Photo Magazine, May/June 2012, "Parting Shot," p. 80
"Bill's Bill's Bill's"
Photography Magazine, April
2012, "Showcase" p. 8-9
"Forrest of Fine Detail"
Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia had just hiked to the top of a ridge at the New Jersey Audubon Society's Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary in Bernardsville, NJ, when he noticed the sunlight slicing through the thick tree cover. With a Sigma 18–200mm f/3.5–6.3 II DC OS lens mounted on his Nikon D300, he zoomed out to a moderate focal length of 55mm, capturing the scene at 1/320 sec, f/5.6, and ISO 640.
Sound and Vision Magazine February/March 2012, p. 32-38
From: "In the Round," a feature on Grammy-nominated Steve Wilson
Live photographs by Dan Bracaglia
Photography Magazine, March
2012, "Showcase" p. 8-9
"Catch of the Day"
In New York City’s Chinatown, Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia noticed these colorful fish in a tank in the window display of a restaurant. He came back the next day and spent 20 minutes photographing his new aquatic friends. With Tokina’s 17–35mm f/4 AT-X Pro FX lens mounted on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and zoomed to its widest focal length, he shot a 1/40 sec exposure at f/4, ISO 4000.
and Vision Magazine, February/March
2012, "Opening Riff" p. 12-13
Butch Walker and the Black Widows performing at the Gramercy Theater in New York City.
Photography Magazine, February
2012, "Showcase" p. 10-11
Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia loves to climb tall structures. For this photo, he balanced Samsung’s new NX200, with the 18–200mm f/3.5–6.3 ED OIS, on the rooftop railing of a midtown Manhattan building. He set the lens to 70mm and the camera to 1/10 sec at f/5.6, ISO 1600, with exposure compensation at –1.6. A little dodging in Adobe Photoshop CS5 brought out detail in the shadows.
Photography Magazine, January
2012, "Showcase" p. 10-11
Camera Big Resolution"
Dan Bracaglia, our assistant web editor, balanced the Sony NEX-7, outfitted with a 24mm f/1.8 Zeiss lens, on a railing to capture New York City's Times Square. His exposure: 2 seconds at f/13, ISO 100. The HDR-like look is a result of Highlight Recovery and a bump up in contrast made using Adobe Lightroom 3.
and Vision Magazine December 2011, p. 56
The Sony VPL-HW30ES 3D HD Projector shot for "Test Report"
Sound and Vision Magazine, December 2011, "Opening Riff" p. 12-13
Jane's Addiction performing at their record release concert for The Great Escape Artist, at New York City's Irving Plaza.
and Vision Magazine, September
2011, "Opening Riff" p. 14-15
Chris Cornell, front-man of Sound Garden.
Popular Photography Magazine,
2011, "Showcase" p. 10-11
"Flash a Smile"
Dan Bracaglia shot this portrait of his friend Rachel on the Hoboken waterfront using Nikon's new 50mm f/1.8G on a Nikon D3s, with a stand-mounted Nikon Speedlight SB-600 fired through a Westcott 43-inch umbrella. He left the lens wide open at f/1.8 at 1/160 sec, ISO 200 (flash setting not recorded)
Popular Photography Magazine, August 2011 issue, p.18
Sigma's new SD1 DSLR photographed for the "Closer Look" section
Photography Magazine, July
Always on the lookout for the bizarre and obscure, Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia spotted this lot in Hoboken, NJ, filled bumper-to-bumper with new yellow cabs. With Rokinon's new 35mm f/1.4 lens on a Canon 5D Mark II, he positioned himself atop a bridge and made this image at 1/3200 sec, ISO 500 (f-stop not recorded).
Sound and Vision Magazine, June/July/August 2011, p. 15
The HTC EVO 3, shot for the opener of "The Shuffle."
Thanks to a friend in high places, Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia headed 60 stories up to the rooftop of New York's 1 Penn Plaza to photograph the corner of 34th Street and 8th Avenue using Canon's new 70-200mm f/2.8 IS II lens at 70mm. He mounted the lens on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II; exposure, 1/125sec, f/8, ISO 800.
Inspired by the photos in this month’s feature, “Tilt/Shift to the Rescue,” Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia decided to train Nikon’s 45mm f/2.8D PC-E.
Popular Photography Magazine, April 201, "Showcase" p. 10-11
Out to prove that the 85mm focal length and low-light capability of f/1.4 isn’t just for bridal portraits, Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia aimed an 85mm f/1.4 Nikkor lens on a Nikon D3s body at Max Bemis, lead singer of the popular rock band Say Anything. He captured this energetic performance at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ, at 1/400 sec and f/4, ISO 10,000.
Popular Photography Magazine, April
201, p. 52-53
From: "One Perfect Lens"
Action Ready: Pop Photo staffer Dan Bracaglia froze the bball action with a Nikon 85mm f/1.4 Nikkor lens on a Nikon D3s body.
Popular Photography Magazine, February 2011, "Showcase" p. 10-11
Assistant Web Editor Dan Bracaglia was waiting for a train at New Jersey’s Hoboken Terminal when he noticed this peculiar scene: A few hundred seagulls perched upon an array of pilings, the remains of an old pier. Mounting the Canon EOS 60D and 24–70mm f/2.8L Canon EF lens on a tripod, he shot a 20-sec exposure at f/5.6, ISO 400, with the lens zoomed out to 70mm.