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  Many years have gone by since I started my career as a photographer. My pictures have been released in the most prestigious and renowned magazines across the world and as a result I owe a huge debt of gratitude to all the people whom I was lucky to meet in the course of my life, as well as those who I somehow, by some strange turn of events, managed to make friends with.

I am still on that path of filming and making pictures today, along with my co-workers.

It is a breathtaking adventure that helps us conquer new peaks, step by step, and reach new heights, little by little. In my life, I have met a lot of worthy professionals with enormous talent such as sketch drawers, web designers, cameramen, journalists, editors and I still work with some of them, which is why I am being contacted, not only for photographs and videos, but also for graphical and editorial projects.

Video making consists of filming particular events such as theme parties, launching a product or a fashion line, cocktail parties, store openings or any other events under the patronage of promoters and sponsors.

My site is a window on the world, my gratitude goes to all those who take the time to look through it.

 

Read: My biography
Read: My roots, Parma


Luciano Braccini
My father

Gabriella and Luciano Braccini

Gabriella Braccini
My mother
 

With Jimmy Fox
President of the Magnum Europe agency

With Harold Edgerton
Inventor of the electronic flash

Mirco Braccini

 

BIOGRAPHY
1959Born in Milan, Italy.
1977Master degree in Graphic Arts.
1977Graphics assistant to Alberto Nodolini, art director for Vogue Italy.
1979Studies on the electronic flash in Venice, Italy along with Harold Edgerton, engineer at the MIT University in the USA and inventor of the electronic flash.
1979
>1988
Art Director for Point de Vue agency in Italy.
1980Photographer for ELLE along with journalist Anne Chabrol and portrait photographer of celebrities: Monica Vitti, Claudia Cardinale, Ugo Tognazzi, Lino Ventura, Adriano Celentano, Françoise Hardy.
1981Photographer for Harper's Bazaar and portrait photographer of celebrities: Ornella Muti, Marco Ferreri, François Mitterrand, Valery Giscard D'Estaing, Jacques Chirac, Louis De Funes, Mirelle Darc, Alain Delon, Mirelle Matthieu, Annie Girardot, Sammy Davis Junior, John Travolta, Rudolf Nureyev, Pina Bausch, Anna Schygulla, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, François Trauffaut, Luciano Pavarotti, Roman Polanskj, Ray Charles, Bee Gees, Tom Johnes, Michel Serrault, Sandro Pertini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Delli Colli, Franco Maria Ricci, John Strasberg of the Actor's Studio in NewYork.
1981
>1988
Advertising campaigns in fashion magazines: Vogue, Max, Fashion, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Vogue Pelle, L'Uomo Vogue, Grazia, Glamour.
1982Journalist license.
1986Studies on video making at the National School of Photography in Arles, France with Matt Mauhrin, American master in video making and director of music videos for pop-stars.
1988
>1992
Art Director for Leo Brak agency.
1995
>2009
Collaboration with the Louis Vuitton - Moët Hennessy for photos published in: Le Figaro Monsieur, Time, Financial Time, Air France Madame, Paris Match, Elle, Marie Claire, Playboy Russia, GQ, Max, Le Monde, Class, Capital, Dove, Focus Germany.
1998Training in digital photography at the School of Birmingham, England.
2004Seminars on video editing, camera and sound engineering held by the School of Cinematography in Milan, Italy.

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A. Bertolucci


B. Bertolucci


G. Bodoni

 
ROOTS

 
Native of Milan, it is in the beautiful and famous city of Parma that Mirco BRACCINI spent his youth as well as his life as an adult.

The city owes its cultural diversity to the plethora of worldwide-known artists who flourished in its heart.

Thanks to its history, monuments, castles, art and opera, it has emerged as a cultural pillar of Italy.

The city's heritage dates back as early as Roman times, however it owes its artistic growth and development to the succession of several dynasties that have largely contributed in the fame of the city.

The court of the Farnèse in particular has supported the learning of music amongst the princes of the court. The Duchess of Parma Marie-Louise of Austria commissioned the construction of the Music Conservatory, as well as the most prestigious theater of the city, The Teatro Regio.

During the Renaissance, the city gave birth to both Francesco Mazzola, also known as "Il Parmigianino" a truly gifted painter of the time, and the truly great romantic composer Giuseppe VERDI, as well as the famous conductor Arturo TOSCANINI.

It is also the city that granted artist Giambattista BODONI the rank of director of the royal printing house of the duke of Parma.

During the 20th century, the city raised the author of Don Camillo, Giovanni GUARESCHI, the writer of the Italian poetic "Third Generation", Attilio BERTOLUCCI, as well as his son the producer of the Last Tango in Paris, Bernardo BERTOLUCCI.

As a proud successor, Mirco BRACCINI follows these great names in such a way that his work contributes, as those from these artists, to the worldwide fame of the city of Parma.

 
G. Guareschi


A. Toscanini


G. Verdi

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