Staff Profile

Dan Bracaglia
Dan Bracaglia
DPreview.com Editor

Dan’s spent more of his life obsessed with photography than not. He graduated Rutgers University in 2010 with a degree in photojournalism and spent the first four years of his career as an editor at Popular Photography and American Photo magazines. In 2014 he joined the team of DPReview and relocated from his home in New York City to Seattle, WA. In his spare time Dan runs Northwest Sound Exchange, a publication dedicated to visual documentation of Seattle’s underground music scene.

Editorial content

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Sony promises firmware updates for a7 III, a7R III and a9, improving AF

Sony has announced major firmware updates for the a7R III, a7 III and a9. All three cameras gain improved Eye-AF, the ability to recognize and focus on animals' eyes, and timelapse capability. The a9 gets more sophisticated subject tracking.

Nikon Z7 and Sony a7R III offer similar results in our image stabilization test

Sony and Nikon's flagship mirrorless cameras both offer impressive in-body image stabilization. According to our testing, you'll see a 2-stop advantage at the wide end and nearly a 5-stop advantage at the telephoto end on both cameras.

Gear of the Year 2018 - Dan's choice: Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD

Editor Dan Bracaglia's pick is the lens that he's recommended more than any other in 2018 – and the one he feels Sony's mirrorless system desperately needed.

Photokina 2018: Tamron interview - "We have standard three-business-day turnaround for repairs"

We met with Tamron's Stacie Errera at Photokina 2018 in Cologne, Germany where we discussed the brand's unique identity, product development prioritization, future lens plans and the importance of user feedback.

Here's why I won't be swapping my Nikon D750 for a Z6 (but maybe you should)

As a D750 owner and someone primarily concerned with still photography, DPR staffer Dan Bracaglia does not see a compelling enough reason to go Nikon mirrorless - yet. But that may not be the case for you.

Nikon Z6 4K video footage outshines Z7, is similar to Sony a7 III

The Nikon Z6's oversampled 4K video impresses in both our studio scene and real world shooting. See for yourself.

Nikon Z7 Review
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No Nikon camera we've tested to date balances stills and video capture as well as the Nikon Z7. Though autofocus is less reliable than the D850, Nikon's first full-frame mirrorless gets enough right to earn our recommendation.

Nikon Z7 AF tested: Tracking lags behind the D850, mirrorless competition

The Nikon Z7 is slated as a mirrorless equivalent to the D850, but it can't subject track with the same reliability as its DSLR counterpart. AF performance is otherwise good, except in low light where hunting can lead to missed shots.

Photokina 2018: hands-on with the Leica S3

We got some hands-on time with Leica's new S3 medium format camera, which boasts a new higher-res sensor as well as other improvements.

Photokina 2018: Hands-on with Tokina's Opera 50mm F1.4 premium full-frame lens

The Opera designation is reserved for Tokina's most premium lenses, built for high resolution full-frame DSLRs. The 50mm F1.4 is the first in this lineup to come into production – take a closer look.