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“Hello Sunshine” Joe Quint Documents the Story of Kensington Activist Roz Pichardo

“Hello Sunshine” Joe Quint Documents the Story of Kensington Activist Roz Pichardo

Stephanie Avilés 11 June 2021
Brooklyn-based photographer Joe Quint didn’t set out to make a film about a Kensington activist who channeled her trauma into acts of service. However, Rosalind “Roz” Pichardo, a woman he met while working on a project about the impact of gun violence, inspired him to take action.
Crew: What Makeup Artists Do

Crew: What Makeup Artists Do

Shannon Stewart 10 June 2021
Whenever photographing people, consider recruiting the services of a makeup artist. Find out how to select the best one for your next shoot.
City Changes: Ben Rollins’ Images for Atlanta Magazine

City Changes: Ben Rollins’ Images for Atlanta Magazine

Stephanie Avilés 10 June 2021
Georgia-based photographer Ben Rollins recently worked with Atlanta Magazine to capture Atlanta’s current real estate market’s state of affairs. After a year of pandemic-induced isolation, the city is showcasing surprising new real estate development projects and distinct changes in how and where people have decided to live.
Modernizing Rapid Transit: Gregory Miller’s Images for Schindler

Modernizing Rapid Transit: Gregory Miller’s Images for Schindler

Stephanie Avilés 9 June 2021
Atlanta, Georgia-based photographer Gregory Miller’s images for Swiss company Schindler offer glimpses of rapid transit modernization. The photos which were shot for Schindler’s annual report showcase the company’s renovations and upgrades to elevators, escalators, and moving walks throughout Atlanta during the pandemic.
Creative in Place: My Best Friend

Creative in Place: My Best Friend

Andrew Souders 8 June 2021
We’re inching a little closer in this week’s Creative In Place: My Best Friend. Daydream with us about the good times — past, present and future!
Client Outreach: May 2021

Client Outreach: May 2021

Jaymie Hommel 8 June 2021
As we step into sunnier days, our Outreach team was hard at work, sending emails, promoting member photographers, and producing shoots.
Patiently Aged: John Valls and Beautiful Cheese for Tillamook Creamery

Patiently Aged: John Valls and Beautiful Cheese for Tillamook Creamery

Stephanie Avilés 8 June 2021
Oregon-based photographer John Valls is known for his extensive portfolio of food photography. Having worked with many restaurants, wineries, farms, and artisan producers, John has worked in various areas of the industry over the years. In his latest work for Tillamook Creamery, he takes on aged cheese.
Pricing & Negotiating: Headshots for a Law Firm

Pricing & Negotiating: Headshots for a Law Firm

Craig Oppenheimer 7 June 2021
A law firm needed headshots of its partners and wanted unlimited usage for said images. After a brief back-and-forth, Craig Oppenheimer nailed down the specifics in his estimate and helped the photographer get the job.
Unpublished: Albert Law’s Portraits of Trainer Carrie Xu

Unpublished: Albert Law’s Portraits of Trainer Carrie Xu

Stephanie Avilés 7 June 2021
Vancouver-based photographer Albert Law’s recent work with personal trainer Carrie Xu offers a glimpse into the personal trainer’s late-night workout regimen through a series of softly lit black and white images.
Web Ads: May 2021

Web Ads: May 2021

Will Good 4 June 2021
The month of May brought a decrease in impressions but an increase of email clicks — in fact, we saw 200 more clicks.
Kevin Serna Captures Ultrarunner Coree Woltering for Runners World

Kevin Serna Captures Ultrarunner Coree Woltering for Runners World

Stephanie Avilés 4 June 2021
Chicago-based photographer Kevin Serna’s portraits of ultrarunner Coree Woltering, capture the essence of an accomplished man who has endured countless physical and emotional challenges throughout his running career.
Social Media: May 2021

Social Media: May 2021

Claudia Calderon 3 June 2021
During May 2021 Wonderful Machine’s six social media platforms were hard at work promoting member photographers and sharing creative inspiration.
Richard Schmon’s E-Commerce Shoot for Kits Eyewear

Richard Schmon’s E-Commerce Shoot for Kits Eyewear

Stephanie Avilés 3 June 2021
Vancouver, Canada-based photographer Richard Schmon has many years of experience shooting fashion and beauty. In his latest project for Kits.com, a new e-commerce eyewear company, Richard takes a different approach to product photography.
Analytics: May 2021

Analytics: May 2021

Ashley Vaught 2 June 2021
Perhaps this May’s dry weather made Wonderful Machine’s users seek the outdoors, rather than staying by their computers and visiting the site — May was not good as far as numbers go.
Guide: Find Photographers

Guide: Find Photographers

Bill Cramer 2 June 2021
Welcome to our new photographer search page! As with any change, it may take some getting use to, but we think you’ll grow to love the new features and functionality.
Fran Collazo’s Trans Journey: Amy Rose Productions’ Editorial for Out and Out

Fran Collazo’s Trans Journey: Amy Rose Productions’ Editorial for Out and Out

Stephanie Avilés 2 June 2021
Worcester, Massachusetts’s Amy Rose Productions recently had the opportunity to photograph a project for Out and Out Magazine featuring a trans woman named Fran Collazo.
Stock Requests: May 2021

Stock Requests: May 2021

Nadia Kiyatkina 1 June 2021
During the month of May we received Stock Requests from AT&T, Total Wine & More, Conde Nast Traveller, Philadelphia Magazine, and AARP Media.
Luxury Interiors: Denice Hough Photographs Home for Lucia Tait Tolani

Luxury Interiors: Denice Hough Photographs Home for Lucia Tait Tolani

Stephanie Avilés 1 June 2021
Hong Kong-based photographer Denice Hough specializes in photographing architecture and interiors. Her recent work for interior designer Lucia Tait Tolani features a family home within a high-end rental property called Branksome Grande.
Emailers: MAY 2021

Emailers: MAY 2021

Rachel Rhodes 28 May 2021
During May we sent out two different Creative In Place emailer campaigns: “Life on the Ranch” and “Eggs-actly.” Clients really liked those egg images.
Color Injection: Brett Hemmings’ Work for ASICS

Color Injection: Brett Hemmings’ Work for ASICS

Stephanie Avilés 28 May 2021
Brett Hemmings is a photographer based in Sydney, Australia that specializes in sport and lifestyle photography. His latest work for ASICS, a shoe and activewear company, showcases the brand’s new line of “Color Injection Pack” sneakers ‘in action.’
Motofish works with Blake Shelton to promote Smithworks Vodka Hard Seltzer Lemonade

Motofish works with Blake Shelton to promote Smithworks Vodka Hard Seltzer Lemonade

Stephanie Avilés 27 May 2021
Seattle-based production agency Motofish recently worked with Smithworks Vodka to shoot a campaign for their Hard Seltzer Lemonade, a new ready-to-drink line of canned cocktails.
What is Sports & Fitness Photography?

What is Sports & Fitness Photography?

Varun Raghupathi 27 May 2021
What is Sports & Fitness photography? More than most photographic specialties, Sports & Fitness overlaps with other specialties, including action, portraiture, and brand narrative. Varun Raghupathi interviews several seasoned professionals for answers.
SEO Audit: Kristin Teig

SEO Audit: Kristin Teig

Ashley Vaught 26 May 2021
The Los Angeles- and Boston-based food and travel photographer Kristin Teig decided in mid-2020 to have her site’s SEO strategy audited by Wonderful Machine. In many respect her SEO was doing what it was supposed to, but we found a few opportunities for her to exploit.
Girls Life: Sean Scheidt’s Youthful Portraits

Girls Life: Sean Scheidt’s Youthful Portraits

Stephanie Avilés 26 May 2021
Baltimore-based photographer Sean Scheidt is a lifestyle and fashion photographer who came to the profession after a career as a painter. His style combines cheerful color palettes and lighting techniques that evoke a fresh, youthful feeling — an ideal fit for a magazine that focuses on young adults like Girls Life Magazine.
Dave Moser Highlights The ‘Human Element’ Behind New Banking App For WSFS

Dave Moser Highlights The ‘Human Element’ Behind New Banking App For WSFS

Stephanie Avilés 25 May 2021
Philadelphia-based photographer Dave Moser has photographed well-known celebrities like Patti LaBelle, and politicians like Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump. However, in his recent work for WSFS bank, he brings to light the personalities of banking professionals.