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Very Clever’s Vibrant Portraits of Jabella Fleur for Atlanta Magazine

Very Clever’s Vibrant Portraits of Jabella Fleur for Atlanta Magazine

Stephanie Avilés 26 July 2021
Tim Lampe and Ren Adkins, the duo behind Atlanta’s Very Clever, recently photographed Alissa Bertrand, the designer behind sustainable clothing line Jabella Fleur for Atlanta Magazine. Their bold portraits capture the essence of Alissa’s playful and colorful designs and the inspiration behind the line — her kids.
Expert Advice: How to Build Your Web Presence

Expert Advice: How to Build Your Web Presence

Shannon Stewart 23 July 2021
The internet offers savvy and ambitious photographers dozens of possible avenues to make themselves known to potential clients — to take advantage of them, you need to build your web presence.
Unpublished: Jason Elias’ Rural Farms of North Dakota

Unpublished: Jason Elias’ Rural Farms of North Dakota

Stephanie Avilés 23 July 2021
Los Angeles-based photographer and director Jason Elias is a lifelong Angeleno, but his wife hails from a rural farm in North Dakota and grew up just outside a town of only 200 people. This connection led him to pursue a personal project centered around capturing farmers (and family) during the harvest in North Dakota.
Irwin Wong Highlights Female Entrepreneurs for SK-II

Irwin Wong Highlights Female Entrepreneurs for SK-II

Stephanie Avilés 22 July 2021
Tokyo-based photographer Irwin Wong’s work for cosmetics company SK-II documents the stories of female small business owners. The multimedia project is part of a web-based experience in which viewers can explore a virtual street with interactive elements that showcase the vendors and their stories.
Flying Bird: Jeremy Kramer Covers Red Stewart Airfield for Cincinnati Magazine

Flying Bird: Jeremy Kramer Covers Red Stewart Airfield for Cincinnati Magazine

Stephanie Avilés 21 July 2021
Newport, KY-based photographer Jeremy Kramer never thought he’d experience flying on a tiny two-seater plane, let alone that he’d be photographing vintage planes from the seat of one. Through this editorial assignment, he gets to fly ‘tailwheel’ and capture the planes (and the long family history) behind Red Stewart Airfield for Cincinnati Magazine.
Treatment Template: Jason Little

Treatment Template: Jason Little

Lindsay Thompson 21 July 2021
Chicago-based food photographer Jason Little sought a new treatment template for a client pitch. Designer Lindsay Thompson answered the call.
Pricing & Negotiating: Social Media Shoot for International Beverage Brand

Pricing & Negotiating: Social Media Shoot for International Beverage Brand

Bryan Sheffield 20 July 2021
An international beverage brand needed a lifestyle/portraiture specialist for a social media shoot; Brian Sheffield negotiated the estimate.
Sean F. Boggs Works On PBS Show Humans

Sean F. Boggs Works On PBS Show Humans

Stephanie Avilés 20 July 2021
Colorado-based photographer and filmmaker Sean F. Boggs’ recent work for PBS show Humans: The World Within captures a diverse cast of people with fascinating stories. The show, which is now streaming on NETFLIX, is a five-episode docu-series that explores the human body’s inner workings through human-centered-personal stories.
My America: Earl Richardson’s Wet Plate Photography for Emerson Collective

My America: Earl Richardson’s Wet Plate Photography for Emerson Collective

Stephanie Avilés 19 July 2021
Lawrence, Kansas-based photographer Earl Richardson’s latest set of wet plate portraits were commissioned by the Emerson Collective as part of their ongoing photo series titled “America Seen.” The organization, which focuses on education, immigration reform, the environment, media, and journalism, devised this series to reflect the varied experiences of American photographers across the country.
Guide: Premium Data for Photographers

Guide: Premium Data for Photographers

Bill Cramer 17 July 2021
They say, “it’s not what you know, but who you know.” While that’s not entirely true – knowledge is power – and in order to be successful, photographers need to have ready access to all sorts of information.
Unpublished: Nick St. Oegger’s The Big Smoke

Unpublished: Nick St. Oegger’s The Big Smoke

Stephanie Avilés 16 July 2021
Documentary photographer Nick St. Oegger has been living and working in the Western Balkans since 2013. Since moving to the region, he has found inspiration in unexpected places. Nick’s latest project, “The Big Smoke,” allows us a look at a historically important European city plagued by a dense cloud of smog during its winter months.
Scarlet and Gray: Kirk Irwin’s Book on Ohio State Athletics

Scarlet and Gray: Kirk Irwin’s Book on Ohio State Athletics

Stephanie Avilés 15 July 2021
Columbus, Ohio-based photographer Kirk Irwin has been professionally photographing sports for the past 14 years. His most recent project, a book encompassing his work with Ohio State Athletics, is the culmination of many years of covering the genre.
Member Open House: Live SEO Reviews

Member Open House: Live SEO Reviews

Ashley Vaught 14 July 2021
July’s Member Open House event featured live SEO reviews of three photographers’ websites performed by consultant Ashley Vaught.
Kathy Plunkett’s Images for Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau

Kathy Plunkett’s Images for Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau

Stephanie Avilés 14 July 2021
Lincoln, Nebraska, has a population of 300 thousand people with a thriving economy and high quality of life but is relatively unknown outside of Nebraska. Local photographer Kathy Plunkett’s images for the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau aim to change that by shining a light on the area as a travel destination and a great place to live and work.
Web Ads: June 2021

Web Ads: June 2021

Ashley Vaught 13 July 2021
June’s web ads continued to bring in new contacts for Wonderful Machine target searches for commerical photography specialties.
Paul Quitoriano Celebrates Pride with Smirnoff

Paul Quitoriano Celebrates Pride with Smirnoff

Stephanie Avilés 13 July 2021
New York City-based photographer Paul Crispin Quitoriano’s latest images for Smirnoff vodka depict bright and colorful scenes that aim to represent the diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Stock Requests: June 2021

Stock Requests: June 2021

Bryan Sheffield 12 July 2021
During June Wonderful Machine received two unmanaged stock requests from AARP Media and from Total Wine & More.
Creative in Place: Pumping Iron

Creative in Place: Pumping Iron

Andrew Souders 12 July 2021
Chalk up and we’ll spot you in this week’s Creative In Place: Pumping Iron. Just looking at these weight training visuals has us in a sweat!
Dalton Johnson Ditches the Agenda for Big Agnes

Dalton Johnson Ditches the Agenda for Big Agnes

Stephanie Avilés 12 July 2021
On paper, photographer Dalton Johnson is technically California-based, but his home base is wherever his van takes him. Whether that’s the coast or the mountains, Dalton lives and breathes the adventure life every day. His latest endeavor brought him to Baja California in Mexico to shoot a project for Big Agnes, an outdoor company that specializes in tents, sleeping bags, and gear.
Unpublished: The Icing on Top of RachCakes by Maria Clark

Unpublished: The Icing on Top of RachCakes by Maria Clark

Stephanie Avilés 9 July 2021
Nashville, Tennessee-based photographer Maria Clark recently documented wedding cake artist Rachel Schut’s baking and decorating process. The images, which will be used to promote Rachel’s upcoming baking course, are the result of a collaboration between the cake genius behind RachCakes and our photographer.
Analytics: June 2021

Analytics: June 2021

Ashley Vaught 8 July 2021
During June users conducted more photographer searches at Wonderful Machine’s site, and they spent longer on the site!
Inti St. Clair Invites You to VisitDallas

Inti St. Clair Invites You to VisitDallas

Stephanie Avilés 8 July 2021
In her latest campaign for VisitDallas, local photographer Inti St.Clair photographed places all around the city, including an exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art, The Kessler theatre, and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, among others.
Social Media: June 2021

Social Media: June 2021

Jaymie Hommel 7 July 2021
Among June’s social media efforts, Wonderful Machine enjoyed unprecedented success with Luke Copping’s wildly popular Instagram Takeover.
From Grain to Glass: CJ Foeckler’s Images for Spike Brewing

From Grain to Glass: CJ Foeckler’s Images for Spike Brewing

Stephanie Avilés 7 July 2021
Milwaukee, WI-based photographer CJ Foeckler’s latest project for Spike Brewing captures the beer-making process and the people behind the brand who make small batch brewing equipment accessible for beer enthusiasts everywhere.
Client Outreach: June 2021

Client Outreach: June 2021

Stephanie Avilés 6 July 2021
During June our client outreach team was expanding our database as well as completing estimates, producing shoots, and making connections.