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Touchdown! Nate Ryan Photographs Justin Jefferson for ESPN

Touchdown! Nate Ryan Photographs Justin Jefferson for ESPN

Isaac Roblett 26 January 2023
Justin Jefferson is making quite a name for himself in American Football. ESPN decided to run an inside story and cover page on Justin’s journey to the NFL for their monthly magazine. They tasked Minneapolis portrait and documentary photographer Nate Ryan with taking the images.
Bryan Regan Celebrates 10 Years of Walter Magazine with Raleigh’s Skyline

Bryan Regan Celebrates 10 Years of Walter Magazine with Raleigh’s Skyline

Sankha Wanigasekara 25 January 2023
Bryan Regan’s decade-long personal project photographing North Carolina’s capital caught the interest of Walter Magazine, who used one picture of Raleigh’s skyline for the cover of their 10th-anniversary issue, with plenty more found within.
Expert Advice: Facebook for Photographers

Expert Advice: Facebook for Photographers

Sonia Klug 24 January 2023
Read our guide to this social media giant and how to make the most of your Facebook profile.
Øivind Haug Voyage to Northern Norway for T+L

Øivind Haug Voyage to Northern Norway for T+L

Isaac Roblett 23 January 2023
On a recent editorial assignment, Oslo, Norway-based travel photographer Øivind Haug traveled to Troms og Finnmark, the nation’s most northerly and largest county, for Travel + Leisure to capture images for a guide to Northern Norway’s Arctic Landscapes written by crime novelist Heine Bakkeid.
Back to Work: Oliver Edwards for English Heritage

Back to Work: Oliver Edwards for English Heritage

Isaac Roblett 19 January 2023
Bristol, UK-based photographer Oliver Edwards was commissioned to take striking images for English Heritage, a charity that manages over 400 historic monuments, buildings, and places in England — bringing to life the stories and history of the country to over 10 million visitors each year.
Creative Coaching: Chris Edwards Combines artistic Portraits and design

Creative Coaching: Chris Edwards Combines artistic Portraits and design

Honore Brown 18 January 2023
For photographer Chris Edwards, his artistic approach shines through both his portraiture and interior photography. He came to Wonderful Machine to help highlight his eye for aesthetics and design across his entire brand.
A Candid Look at Photography Assignments With ASMP New England

A Candid Look at Photography Assignments With ASMP New England

Bridget Barrett 18 January 2023
ASMP New England hosted their 6th “Behind the Lens” virtual workshop on Wednesday, January 18 at 3:00 pm ET. Photographers Meagan Shuptar, Lucy Shaeffer, and Nitya Jain, as well as photo rep Jenna Teeson discussed their bidding process and shared a breakdown of two accepted estimates.
Creative in Place: Family Guy

Creative in Place: Family Guy

Ian Richards, Lara de la Torre 17 January 2023
How do you tell when it’s a Dad joke? When it’s apparent! With one hand on our foreheads and another on our hearts, we’re celebrating dads being dads in this week’s Creative in Place: Family Guy.
Lindsey Dowell takes on Brain Food with Alton Brown and Neuriva

Lindsey Dowell takes on Brain Food with Alton Brown and Neuriva

Sankha Wanigasekara 17 January 2023
Our New Year’s resolutions may already be on the wayside, but Atlanta-based lifestyle photographer Lindsey Dowell worked on a recent campaign featuring Alton Brown for Neuriva, a brain health supplement brand that offers a solution.
Expert Advice: Self-Assigned Projects

Expert Advice: Self-Assigned Projects

Sonia Klug 17 January 2023
A photographer’s creativity, vision, and tenacity make one succeed while others struggle. And self-assigned projects are the perfect opportunity to develop and hone these qualities.
Social Media: December 2022

Social Media: December 2022

Brandi Spering, Iva Mikulandra Barkiđija 12 January 2023
The majority of our social media platforms gave the gift of progress in their respective algorithms this holiday season. Let’s take a closer look at how we performed on each one.
Denice Hough Collaborates with Ana Foster-Adams

Denice Hough Collaborates with Ana Foster-Adams

Isaac Roblett 12 January 2023
UK-based photographer Denice Hough specializes in architecture and interiors. When her loyal client, high-end interior designer Ana Foster-Adams came to her with the proposal to photograph her latest property for her website and help attract future clients, Denice was excited to take part in the project.
Client Outreach: December 2022

Client Outreach: December 2022

Julie Clement 11 January 2023
In December, our team engaged with clients in a variety of ways. Here are some examples of the projects our team has been diligently working on.
Pricing & Negotiating: Advertising Campaign for a Restaurant Group

Pricing & Negotiating: Advertising Campaign for a Restaurant Group

Bryan Sheffield 11 January 2023
Producer Bryan Sheffield aids a photographer in estimating a project for a restaurant group’s advertising campaign. The client needed a specialist in portraiture as well as food/drink in order to highlight the restaurant’s chefs along with their creations.
Lyndon French Photographs Vic Mensa For Chicago Magazine

Lyndon French Photographs Vic Mensa For Chicago Magazine

Isaac Roblett 10 January 2023
In a culture that routinely denounces talk of mental health, Vic Mensa is one of the rappers breaking the stigma. Vic spoke openly about his struggles with addiction and depression in an interview with Chicago Magazine. This compelling interview was photographed by Chicago-based editorial and commercial photographer Lyndon French.
Specialty: What is Portraiture Photography?

Specialty: What is Portraiture Photography?

Sonia Klug 9 January 2023
Good portraitraiture photography doesn’t just show a person’s appearance but reveals something about their character and humanity. We dive into the details of this exciting specialty.
Emailers: December 2022

Emailers: December 2022

Ian Richards 6 January 2023
One must have a mind of winter. This December, we looked at our ‘windows to the world’ in Creative in Place: Room with a View.
Analytics: December 2022

Analytics: December 2022

Josip Hotovec 5 January 2023
During December 2022, Wonderful Machine saw a decline in the number of Users and Average engagement time. Read our article to see more details!
D. Scott Clark Shoots Mountain Hardwear’s Spring Line

D. Scott Clark Shoots Mountain Hardwear’s Spring Line

Isaac Roblett 5 January 2023
From mountaineering to skiing, tightrope walking to white-water rafting, Chattanooga, Tennessee-based photographer D. Scott Clark has seen it all while shooting adventure lifestyle activities. So when he heard outdoor apparel and equipment company Mountain Hardwear was looking for a tenacious photographer to help shoot their spring range, Scott jumped at the opportunity.
Stock Requests: December 2022

Stock Requests: December 2022

Andrew Souders 4 January 2023
This December during the holiday season, Wonderful Machine received two stock requests from Der Spiegel Magazine. Both were unmanaged stock requests (meaning the photographer negotiated usage of the images on their own) for one-time publication use.
Jill Broussard Photographs Trans Business Leaders for D CEO

Jill Broussard Photographs Trans Business Leaders for D CEO

Isaac Roblett 3 January 2023
As part of their 2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion report on Business and Politics, Dallas business publication D CEO recently interviewed three North Texas transgender executives who shared their personal and professional journeys.
Your Favorite Photographers of 2022

Your Favorite Photographers of 2022

Bill Cramer 1 January 2023
Thanks to all the creative directors, art buyers, and photo editors who responded to our survey of their favorite photographers of 2022. Here are the results, separated by specialty:
Liezl Zwarts Showcases the Beauty of Blackness for Afrostyle

Liezl Zwarts Showcases the Beauty of Blackness for Afrostyle

Isaac Roblett 29 December 2022
Inspired by the publication Afrostyle, photographer Liezl Zwarts recently created a personal project entitled “We the People,” which she submitted to the publication. Impressed by her work, they published the story in their 4th printed edition.
7 Best London Architectural Photographers

7 Best London Architectural Photographers

Justin Walcroft 28 December 2022
London is known worldwide for its architecture. Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and St. Paul’s Cathedral are only a few of the well-known landmarks in a city that draws millions of tourists every year. Yet any Londoner can tell you that great architecture exists everywhere in the city, from the colorful townhouses of Notting Hill, to the historical buildings of Greenwich, to the stately residences of Kensington. In fact, the capital of the United Kingdom has entire eras of architectural style visible in some of its buildings, going as far back as the Baroque. Yet it also has survived fires, wars, riots, plagues, and even floods, making for many periods of loss and rebuilding.
7 Best Philadelphia Sports Photographers

7 Best Philadelphia Sports Photographers

Justin Walcroft 27 December 2022
Here at Wonderful Machine, we define sports photography as anything related to a sport: the athletes, the game itself, the fitness, and the preparation. What additionally broadens this specialty is that it can be on the field, in a studio, candid, or staged. Here are seven of the best local Philadelphia sports photographers to bring you to every team and every game.