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  • Crew: Equipment Rentals

    Jan 16, 2020
    There’s no substitute for a reliable equipment rental house. While photographers frequently own the equipment that they use on a regular basis, rental companies assist photographers with rarely needed, one-off items, replacements in case something breaks, or just the newest equipment.
  • Crew: Studios

    Nov 22, 2019
    Every photographer at some point will find themselves in need of a studio, but how do you know which one to pick? This article is a guide to choosing the right studio for any situation.
  • Crew: Location Scouts

    Nov 18, 2019
    When the location is an important aspect of your shoot, it's good to work with a professional location scout to help you find that perfect spot.
  • Crew: Assistants

    Sep 30, 2019
    Photo assistants help photographers on photo shoots. While their job description may be simple, what they actually do can be fairly complex.
  • Crew: Prop Stylists

    Aug 9, 2019
    From keys to cows, prop stylists can source even most unusual objects that make images visually appealing. Wonderful Machine's producer Andrew Souders peeks behind the scenes and tells us how some sets come to life.
  • Crew: Food Stylists

    Nov 6, 2018
    Much like any other model, food often needs special attention in order to look its best, and we have food stylists to thank for creating photo-worthy spreads. Wonderful Machine maintains a directory of food stylists around the world in our Find Crew database for the purpose of helping your photos turn out that much sweeter.
  • Crew: Makeup Artists

    Apr 10, 2018
    Whenever photographing people for a fashion, portraiture, or lifestyle shoot, it's a good idea to consider recruiting the services of a makeup artist. Find out some tips to make sure you select the right match for your next shoot.
  • Crew: Talent Agencies

    Feb 13, 2018
    Talent is important to the success of any shoot. How can you ensure you hire the right model/talent? Do your homework! Identify your client's target audience: who do they want to inspire, reach and speak to?
  • Crew: Retouchers

    Jan 9, 2018
    Imagine: You’ve finally got the perfect shot, the elusive “white whale” that will get your portrait on the front cover of your dream publication. Upon later inspection you realize, to your horror, the subject has some visible mustard residue in his beard.
  • Crew: Animals

    Dec 11, 2017
    If you are looking to produce a shoot that involves animals, and you don’t know where to turn, we’ve got you covered! Our Animals specialty on our Find Crew page is filled with reliable people and companies that are experts in this field.
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