Showing "Specialty " blog posts
  • Specialty: Agriculture

    Mar 24, 2020
    We're lacing up our boots, grabbing a cup of joe, and heading out into the fields to see what's been going on in agriculture photography, what to expect, and how to get in on the action.
  • Specialty: Fashion Photography

    Feb 27, 2020
    Fashion photography is an incredibly broad specialty within the photo industry. Learn about different ways to break into this line of work — and how to stand out to both publications and brands once your foot is in the door.
  • Specialty: Animal Photography

    Jan 28, 2020
    Showing up to set usually means you’ll be greeted by your assistant and potentially one or two other people to talk shop and iron out the details of that day’s shoot. But what if you were greeted by an exuberant puppy as well?
  • Specialty: Music & Performing Arts

    Jan 8, 2020
    Music & Performing Arts photography exists as an intersection of two mediums, bringing photographers and performers together in a way that enhances both art forms.
  • Specialty: Reportage Photography

    Nov 14, 2019
    Reportage (sometimes called photojournalism or documentary photography) depicts real life as it happens. Images can be as innocent as people sitting by a pool or as intense as a war zone. The global reach of this specialty, however, is not without its controversies.
  • Specialty: Adventure Photography

    Apr 26, 2019
    More extreme than travel or landscape photos; adventure photography focuses on the roads less traveled and the people who wander down them.
  • Specialty: Landscape Photography

    Sep 14, 2018
    At first glance, defining landscape photography seems like a simple task. You imagine photos of rolling hills or cascading waterfalls. But within a commercial and advertising environment, the waters can get a bit muddied.
  • Specialty: Industrial Photography

    Apr 24, 2018
    Industrial photography covers thousands of companies and hundreds of different industries, all linked by the common thread of showing the act of building, making, or creating something. To show people building and making things (especially on a large scale), including construction, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and energy, is Wonderful Machine's definition of the photographic specialty.
  • Specialty: Travel Photography

    Aug 21, 2017
    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.
  • Specialty: Brand Narrative Photography

    Dec 9, 2016
    Part of the photo editor’s job at Wonderful Machine is to categorize each of our photographers in a way that makes it easy for clients to find what they’re looking for. Every once in a while, we'll change the specialties in our search menu to better reflect what our photographers have to offer and to keep up with changes in our industry.