• Expert Advice: Hiring Crew for Photo Shoots

    Sep 19, 2017
    Expert AdviceWonderful Machine News
    When working on a big shoot, one of the first steps towards a successful outcome (right after you’ve been awarded the project) is sourcing and booking a solid crew. How does one accomplish this seemingly insurmountable task you may wonder? Let us be your guide!
  • Print Edit: Cherry Li’s New Portfolio Takes a Flip on Tradition

    Sep 14, 2017
    Photo Editing
    Beijing-based photographer, Cherry Li reached out looking for help with a new custom printed portfolio to show off during client meetings.
  • Crew: Wardrobe & Costumes

    Sep 11, 2017
    Wonderful Machine News
    Presenting: our new Wardrobe & Costumes specialty on our Find Crew page!
  • Save The Date: Wonderful Machine is Coming to Photoville NY

    Sep 6, 2017
    Wonderful Machine News
    Wonderful Machine will be exhibiting work from select member photographers at this year's 6th Annual Photoville in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York. Experience over 75 exhibitions, nighttime events, workshops and panels for FREE! Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy.
  • Pricing & Negotiating: Licensing Extension

    Sep 6, 2017
    Pricing & Negotiating
    I wanted to take this opportunity to make the case, yet again, for limiting licensing. As many of you have surely experienced, clients are increasingly expecting unlimited use, by default, regardless of the intended use. Nevertheless, it is important to press against that default request whenever you face it.
  • Portfolio Events: August 2017

    Sep 5, 2017
    Portfolio Events
    Portfolio Events were tough to come by in August, but we were able to lock down a meeting with the Director of Photography at AMC and Sundance television networks. Christine Ramage and her team were already aware of Wonderful Machine but, as we often find, she wasn’t aware of everything that we do.
  • Phone Calls: August 2017

    Sep 4, 2017
    Phone Calls
    While the research and outreach team is sad to see the summer weather go, they are hoping that the return of fall will signal the end of vacations and more availability for clients to get the “411” on the useful resources we provide, here, at Wonderful Machine.
  • Emailers: August 2017

    Sep 3, 2017
    Spotlight Emailers
    To wrap up August we sent out a Spotlight Emailer featuring Birmingham, Alabama-based photographer, Stephen DeVries and his work with the supermarket chain, Publix.
  • Analytics: August 2017

    Sep 1, 2017
    Wonderful Machine continues on an upward path with August's analytics as summer draws closer to an end.
  • Specialty: Travel Photography

    Aug 21, 2017
    Wonderful Machine News
    Travel is one of our broader specialty definitions here at Wonderful Machine, and rightfully so. Technical advancements, stylistic changes, and trends, as well as our social and economic reasons to travel, are always evolving over time.