News for our member photographers.

Marketing Partner & Client Meetings: Blake Jorgenson

Marketing Partner & Client Meetings: Blake Jorgenson

Nadia Kiyatkina 13 April 2021
Blake Jorgenson teams up with Wonderful Machine consultants to compile an extensive list of more than 100 new contacts. The Vancouver-based photographer ended up pitching a recent RAM Truck commission to many of these prospective clients.
Creative Coaching: Andrew Waters

Creative Coaching: Andrew Waters

Jemma Dilag 12 April 2021
Celebrating one year of Creative Coaching, Jemma Dilag talks about their time working with Woodstock, Georgia-based photographer Andrew Waters. After a year of working on self-assigned projects and tightening up his website, Andrew and Jemma are now shifting gears to focus on marketing!
Creative Coaching: Keith Fearnow

Creative Coaching: Keith Fearnow

Honore Brown 1 April 2021
Last August, Photo Editor Honore Brown collaborated with Utah-based Keith Fearnow, polishing up the adventure, lifestyle, and fashion photographer’s presentation as well as mapping out self-assigned projects to strengthen his portfolio.
Print Promo: John Davis

Print Promo: John Davis

Lindsay Thompson 30 March 2021
Lindsay Thompson continues her collaboration with John Davis, this time helping the L.A.-based photographer put together an eye-catching Print Promo for potential clients.
Find A Rep: Angela Murray

Find A Rep: Angela Murray

Julia Hanley 29 March 2021
Julia Hanley helps Atlanta-based Angela Murray land multiple calls with creative agents, some of whom are considering representing the veteran commercial lifestyle photographer. Find out how Julia and Angela notched a large number of responses to their campaign.
Pricing & Negotiating: Human Interest Video for a Restaurant

Pricing & Negotiating: Human Interest Video for a Restaurant

Craig Oppenheimer 24 March 2021
A large restaurant chain needed a human interest video in short order, so Craig Oppenheimer got to work on an estimate right away.
Emailers & Treatment: John Davis

Emailers & Treatment: John Davis

Lindsay Thompson 23 March 2021
Wonderful Machine’s Lindsay Thompson works with John Davis on a trio of marketing materials: an emailer, a treatment, and a print promo. While Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer put together the estimate at the end of John’s treatment, Lindsay focused on the structure and design of all the assets.
Print Edit: Amy Rose Productions

Print Edit: Amy Rose Productions

Jemma Dilag 22 March 2021
Jemma Dilag continues their work with Amy Rose Productions, this time helping co-owners Missy and Chelsea put together a print edit that seamlessly mixed the pair’s various specialties.
Web Edit: Amy Rose Productions

Web Edit: Amy Rose Productions

Jemma Dilag 17 March 2021
Our staffers spent a lot of time in the past year helping Amy Rose Productions boost its online presence. Jemma Dilag did two separate projects with Missy and Chelsea, the company’s co-owners, including a revamping of the pair’s website to better market it toward photography clients.
Speed Treatment: Kathryn Gamble

Speed Treatment: Kathryn Gamble

Lindsay Thompson 15 March 2021
Last summer, I helped Kathryn Gamble put together a speed treatment so she could bid on a large beverage company’s latest project. Despite dealing with a shortened time frame, our team created and turned around a detailed, eye-pleasing treatment to go alongside an estimate for the client.
Print Edit: Art Meripol

Print Edit: Art Meripol

Honore Brown 3 March 2021
Last year, I worked on updating Birmingham, Alabama-based photographer Art Meripol’s print portfolio book. The focus was to integrate Art’s lifestyle, portrait, and hospitality work into a single portfolio with broad appeal to both editorial and commercial clients.
Client List Build: Laura Thompson

Client List Build: Laura Thompson

Nadia Kiyatkina 2 March 2021
During her relocation from New York to Nashville, Laura Thompson needed help putting together an appropriate client list to transition to a new market seamlessly. Nadia Kiyatkina, a Wonderful Machine consultant, speedily delivered a list to the photographer which covered all the bases: big, small, local, and national brands.
SEO Audit: Amy Rose Productions

SEO Audit: Amy Rose Productions

Will Good 1 March 2021
Melissa Shanahan and Chelsea Rose of Amy Rose Productions wanted to improve the usability of their website, so the pair contacted Will Good to set up an SEO Audit. Will helped the two creatives streamline their site so that each page would load faster, enhancing the experience of each visitor, some of whom might very well be potential clients.
Pricing & Negotiating: Real Patient Portraits for Pharmaceutical Company

Pricing & Negotiating: Real Patient Portraits for Pharmaceutical Company

Craig Oppenheimer 25 February 2021
A pharmaceutical company wanted patient portraiture to use for three years, so Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer put together an estimate.
Print Promo Project Edit: Clay Cook

Print Promo Project Edit: Clay Cook

Christine Hughes 15 February 2021
Wonderful Machine’s Honore Brown and Christine Hughes help Louisville-based Clay Cook put together print promos for his humanitarian and commercial work. Honore helmed the edit, while Christine handled the design.
Web Edit and Web Template Customization: Christian Witkin

Web Edit and Web Template Customization: Christian Witkin

Honore Brown 3 February 2021
Wonderful Machine consultants Honore Brown and Jemma Dilag help Los Angeles-based Christian Witkin create a tight edit of his prolific portfolio and restructure his website to better display his latest work. Honore handled the portfolio edit, which Jemma seamlessly integrated into Christian’s new-look website.
Gallery Edit: Christina Gandolfo

Gallery Edit: Christina Gandolfo

Jemma Dilag 2 February 2021
Wonderful Machine’s Jemma Dilag continues their creative partnership with Los Angeles-based Christina Gandolfo. This time around, Jemma helped Christina add a new gallery to her website and design a promo to market her recent personal project, Me & My Emmy.
Emailer Template: Jason Barnes

Emailer Template: Jason Barnes

Lindsay Thompson 1 February 2021
Jason Barnes is a wine and beverage photographer from San Francisco, California, who had decided to being working freelance again. To do that, he needed a new emailer to contact potential clients.
Web Edit: Jeff Peters, Vantage Point Photo

Web Edit: Jeff Peters, Vantage Point Photo

Jemma Dilag 28 January 2021
With “creative” architecture clients in mind, Wonderful Machine’s Jemma Dilag collaborates with Jeff Peters of Vantage Point Photo to revamp his site to better display his diverse portfolio. This resulted in a completely refreshed website with a new modern look.
Emailer Template: Tina Boyadjieva

Emailer Template: Tina Boyadjieva

Lindsay Thompson 26 January 2021
Tina Boyadjieva wanted to take her marketing to the next level — given the competitiveness surrounding email marketing, she knew she needed something that stands out! So, Tina came to Wonderful Machine and worked with designer Lindsay Thompson to create a sleek, refined template that matches her elegant portfolio.
Web Edit: Megan Maloy

Web Edit: Megan Maloy

Bryan Sheffield 25 January 2021
Every now and again a photographer needs “a second set of eyes,” as Jersey City-based Megan Maloy put it. She came to us looking for a new and refreshed look for her online portfolio and producer Bryan Sheffield offered his experience and insight.
Shoot Production: Life is Good

Shoot Production: Life is Good

Bryan Sheffield 21 January 2021
Wonderful Machine producer Bryan Sheffield describes a shoot production with his longtime client Life is Good, returning again to SoCal.
Pricing & Negotiating: Pharmaceutical Product Shoot

Pricing & Negotiating: Pharmaceutical Product Shoot

Craig Oppenheimer 19 January 2021
For a pharmaceutical company seeking a lifestyle and portraiture specialist, Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer crafted a careful estimate.
Emailer Template: A.J. Stetson

Emailer Template: A.J. Stetson

Lindsay Thompson 8 December 2020
Recently New York City-based photographer A.J. Stetson wanted to highlight his city’s solidarity in face of the pandemic with a fresh new emailer template that he could later use for other purposes, and Wonderful Machine’s Lindsay Thompson was there to help bring it into being.
Web Assessment: Hugh Tull

Web Assessment: Hugh Tull

Greg Jones 18 November 2020
Vancouver, Canada-based fashion photographer Hugh Tull came to us for a Web Assessment, looking for help in polishing his website presentation with a specific request for advice on editing and sequencing his web galleries.