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Unpublished: Sean Scheidt Grieves and Gives in Time Spent

Unpublished: Sean Scheidt Grieves and Gives in Time Spent

Liz Wolf 22 October 2021
Photographer Sean Scheidt memorializes his family members in a six-year project that documents the time spent with his aging grandparents. As he chronicles the intimate moments shared in times of sadness and joy, he contributes to the legacy of his family and hopes his children can know them better through this series.
Buff Strickland Invites you to Unwind at Driftwood Golf & Ranch Club

Buff Strickland Invites you to Unwind at Driftwood Golf & Ranch Club

Liz Wolf 21 October 2021
Texas native Buff Strickland heads to Driftwood Golf Club and Ranch to capture the endless activities available to Austin’s club members. Whether you unwind with a drink or hit the links, her images entice you to seek comfort at this relaxing resort.
Client List Build: Francis Hills

Client List Build: Francis Hills

Victoria Cagol 20 October 2021
Photographer Francis Hills recently came to Wonderful Machine searching for a new, London-based clientele. Photo Editor and consultant Victoria Cagol helped him build a new client list, including agents, ad agencies, and publications that best fit his style and passions.
Tyler Darden Harvests Family Traditions for Virginia Living Magazine

Tyler Darden Harvests Family Traditions for Virginia Living Magazine

Liz Wolf 20 October 2021
Richmond-based photographer Tyler Darden meets a Virginian family who has built their own field of dreams. In an assignment for Virginia Living, he photographs the Parrish Family at their farm, where every Autumn they invite thousands to participate in pumpkin picking and other seasonal activities.
Expert Advice: Email Marketing for Photographers

Expert Advice: Email Marketing for Photographers

Stephanie Avilés 19 October 2021
There’s a reason that 64% of small businesses use email marketing to reach customers — it’s a useful tool for photographers to promote their work to existing and potential clients. In this article, we’ll help you get started and share best practices you can use to create a more effective email marketing strategy. 
Abigail Bobo’s American Adventure for First Opportunity Bank

Abigail Bobo’s American Adventure for First Opportunity Bank

Liz Wolf 19 October 2021
Nashville-based Abigail Bobo takes a 13-day journey through the mountains of Montana to photograph small-town residents for First Opportunity Bank’s 100 year anniversary.
Creative in Place: Weird Science!

Creative in Place: Weird Science!

Andrew Souders 18 October 2021
Put on your safety goggles and grab your lab coat for this week’s Creative In Place: Weird Science! Creative In Place is a collection of images showing how our extensive network of photographers & videographers can deliver visual solutions just about anywhere in the world.
SEO Audit & Implementation: Evi Abeler

SEO Audit & Implementation: Evi Abeler

Ashley Vaught 18 October 2021
SEO celebrity Evi Abeler’s website promotes her food photography well, but our SEO audit discovered a shocking security lapse. Our subsequent implementation work fixed the problem.
Dark and Dangerous: Greg Miles for Dita Eyewear

Dark and Dangerous: Greg Miles for Dita Eyewear

Liz Wolf 18 October 2021
New-Orleans based photographer Greg Miles takes inspiration from the unique energy of the Jazz artists who serenade the city streets. His dark and mysterious style lends itself to eyewear brand Dita in a recent assignment inspired by the luxury of the 1920s.
Unpublished: Kirsten Miccoli Revives Renaissance Art

Unpublished: Kirsten Miccoli Revives Renaissance Art

Liz Wolf 15 October 2021
For the last fifteen years, Chicago-based photographer Kirsten Miccoli has played with her portraiture to bring a quality of fine art into her conceptual projects. In her latest series, Digital Renaissance, Kirsten opens a window into her creative world, as she reimagines classic painting styles for the modern age.
Publicity Pitch: Margo Moritz

Publicity Pitch: Margo Moritz

Shannon Stewart 14 October 2021
Margo Mortiz began a new journey within her photography career and came to Wonderful Machine’s Shannon Stewart to get a few more eyes on the project with a Publicity Pitch.
Vintage Soles: Michael Julius Plays with Classic Rock for New Republic Shoes

Vintage Soles: Michael Julius Plays with Classic Rock for New Republic Shoes

Liz Wolf 14 October 2021
LA-based photographer Michael Julius brings harmony to a youthful brand with a vintage classic rock style in a recent assignment for New Republic shoes. This campaign called for his favorite medium, film photography, which adds an authentic and candid feel to their fashionable footwear.
Pricing & Negotiating: Industrial Food Images

Pricing & Negotiating: Industrial Food Images

Craig Oppenheimer 13 October 2021
A large food manufacturer needed an industrial and lifestyle photographer for images of a food manufacturing facility. The food manufacturer went to a medium-sized agency to find what they needed and Craig Oppenheimer helped the photographer quote the campaign.
Peter Tarasiuk Maintains Minimalist Design Aesthetics for Ensemble Furniture

Peter Tarasiuk Maintains Minimalist Design Aesthetics for Ensemble Furniture

Liz Wolf 13 October 2021
Melbourne-based photographer Peter Tarasiuk mirrors the minimalist approach of furniture brand Ensemble when staging a studio-quality shoot in a renovated corner of their factory. The youthful and vibrant furnishings match the energy of the design team, who trusted Peter to capture the value of their hard work.
Inti St Clair Keeps Kids Clean for Arm & Hammer

Inti St Clair Keeps Kids Clean for Arm & Hammer

Liz Wolf 12 October 2021
Austin-based lifestyle photographer Inti St. Clair spends a day capturing the smiles of families in a lifestyle shoot for Arm & Hammer’s Clean & Simple campaign. Her positive persona helped produce wide eyes and genuine laughs as she photographed the simple moments of these captivating kids.
Analytics: September 2021

Analytics: September 2021

Ashley Vaught 12 October 2021
During the month of September we were finally able to begin tracking photographer engagement — namely, how often users interact with a photographer’s numerous links.
Client Outreach: September 2021

Client Outreach: September 2021

Stephanie Avilés 11 October 2021
As summer comes to a close, and cool fall temperatures begin in the Northeast United States, our dedicated outreach team — consisting of Jen M., Victoria, Julie, Denise, Greg, Laura, Jen, Chris, Bryan, and Craig — has been connecting with clients and diligently updating records in our extensive database.
Michael Marquand Revisits A Colorful City In India For Lodestars Anthology

Michael Marquand Revisits A Colorful City In India For Lodestars Anthology

Liz Wolf 11 October 2021
Brooklyn-based photographer Michael Marquand returns to the holy city of Varanasi for Lodestar Anthology magazine’s recent issue on India. Michael was fortunate to experience the city amid thousands of Hindu pilgrims during the colorful celebration of life: the Holi festival.
Creative in Place: Be My Guest

Creative in Place: Be My Guest

Andrew Souders 8 October 2021
Get ready to feel some major wanderlust with this month’s Creative in Place: Be My Guest, where we focus on luxury hotels and resorts around the world!
Unpublished: Christian Tisdale Tours the Minds of Makers

Unpublished: Christian Tisdale Tours the Minds of Makers

Liz Wolf 8 October 2021
Squamish-based photographer Christian Tisdale explores the skills and spaces of artisans in his local community for his personal project “Makers.” As he delves into their processes and personalities, he develops a deeper connection to these creators while also identifying with the maker in himself.
Social Media: September 2021

Social Media: September 2021

Rachel Rhodes 7 October 2021
During September our Pinterest impressions soared by 52%, and Czechia-based photographer Jiří Lízler energized LinkedIn and Instagram activity.
Will Crooks Introduces The Humorous Side Of Digital Visionary Beeple for GQ UK

Will Crooks Introduces The Humorous Side Of Digital Visionary Beeple for GQ UK

Liz Wolf 7 October 2021
Greenville-based photographer Will Crooks gets to know digital creator Beeple for a British GQ article naming him as Artist of the Year. This assignment came about as a result of Beeple’s “Everyday” project, a collection of 5,000 digital prints, which recently sold for $69 million dollars as an NFT.
Web Ads: September 2021

Web Ads: September 2021

Ashley Vaught 6 October 2021
During September Wonderful Machine’s web ads saw fewer clicks than in August. But we’re about to go all in on our dynamic ad group!
Sunny São Paulo: Claus Lehmann’s Seasonal Series for Allegra

Sunny São Paulo: Claus Lehmann’s Seasonal Series for Allegra

Liz Wolf 6 October 2021
São Paulo-based photographer Claus Lehmann explores the seasons for a new campaign with allergy relief company Allegra. As he takes to the streets of his city, he discovers the places and parks where people combat pollutants of all kinds.
Stock Requests: September 2021

Stock Requests: September 2021

Bryan Sheffield 5 October 2021
In September Wonderful Machine received seven different stock requests from Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveller UK, a commercial data client, and a financial services client.