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Emailers: September 2022

Emailers: September 2022

Ian Richards 6 October 2022
We powered up the month with renewables in Shoot Production: Con Edison, and closed out with a standing ovation for the heroes of the medical world in Creative in Place: Healing Hands.
Larger than Life with John Wharton: Matt Odom for Cedars-Sinai Magazine

Larger than Life with John Wharton: Matt Odom for Cedars-Sinai Magazine

Brandi Spering 6 October 2022
Photographer Matt Odom took portraits of former semi-pro football player, John Wharton, for the Summer 2022 issue of Cedars-Sinai magazine.
Stock Requests: September 2022

Stock Requests: September 2022

Andrew Souders 5 October 2022
Wonderful Machine received two stock requests during the first month of the golden autumn season. One came in from GEO Magazine, France and the second from Travel + Leisure. 
Unpublished: Katelin Kinney’s Meltdown Miniseries

Unpublished: Katelin Kinney’s Meltdown Miniseries

Bridget Barrett 4 October 2022
Tuson, Arizona-based conceptual photographer Katelin Kinney uses her colorful and surreal style to create a miniseries that reflects how her style can translate from static studio scenes to imagery with models, all while achieving one cohesive look.
12 Best Food photographers in Los Angeles

12 Best Food photographers in Los Angeles

Sankha Wanigasekara 3 October 2022
From the novel to the iconic, Los Angeles is home to culinary experiences that’ll have you salivating in a heartbeat. To capture all the amazing dishes the city has to offer, our list of the best food photographers in Los Angeles will be a great starting point.
New Feature: Browse Photographers

New Feature: Browse Photographers

Bill Cramer 30 September 2022
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve recently launched a new Browse feature that allows visitors to view a gallery of photos from each of our photographers.
Creative In Place: Healing Hands

Creative In Place: Healing Hands

Daniel Kilkelly, Ian Richards 28 September 2022
Is there a doctor in the house? We’re putting our hands together for the heroes of the medical world in this week’s Creative in Place: Healing Hands. 
Macro Lens Meals: Will Strawser Zooms In for Wegmans Meals 2GO

Macro Lens Meals: Will Strawser Zooms In for Wegmans Meals 2GO

Liz Wolf 28 September 2022
New York City-based videographer Will Strawser gets up close and personal with the food-making process in Wegman’s Meals 2GO kitchen, before it makes its way to the table at home.
Client Meetings: Irwin Wong

Client Meetings: Irwin Wong

Larry Westler 27 September 2022
Tokyo-based Irwin Wong wanted to focus his efforts on the creative aspect of his photography, so he reached out to Wonderful Machine for marketing help. Our creative consultant Larry Westler aided in the search for new clients with a focus on Irwin’s specialties: automotive imagery and artisanal craftsmen.
Honore Brown Speaks at Women Photograph Virtual Workshop 2022

Honore Brown Speaks at Women Photograph Virtual Workshop 2022

Honore Brown 23 September 2022
Wonderful Machine’s Senior Photo Editor Honore Brown speaks at the Women Photograph Virtual Workshop 2022 in a program called Agencies & Collectives, along with agent Kristina Hicks of Illuminated Media International and photographer Karla Gachet of the Ayun photo collective.
Marketing Partner: Luther Caverly

Marketing Partner: Luther Caverly

Marianne Lee 21 September 2022
After relocating from Ottawa to Vancouver, Luther Caverly reached out to Marketing Specialist Marianne Lee to help rebuild his client list with both regional and national prospects.
Crew: What Drone Pilots Do

Crew: What Drone Pilots Do

Sonia Klug 19 September 2022
The technological advances of the last decade have made drones and drone cameras affordable and commonplace. Now there are many photographers who prefer to hire a professional drone pilot rather than do it themselves and here’s why…
SEO Audit: Joe Schmelzer

SEO Audit: Joe Schmelzer

Ashley Vaught 16 September 2022
LA-based photographer Joe Schmelzer had us conduct an SEO Audit of his website despite enjoying a very strong domain authority rating. What did SEO specialist Ashley Vaught find?
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Exhibition: 707 days in Algeria by Elo García

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Exhibition: 707 days in Algeria by Elo García

Bridget Barrett 15 September 2022
We are pleased to announce that Wonderful Machine’s Producer and Marketing Specialist, Eloisa Garcia, has been granted an exhibition at The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the most important public research university in Mexico City. Inspired by her book 707 days in Algeria, the exhibit showcases images from her experience living in this North African country for nearly two years, and is scheduled to run from September 27th through October 28, 2022.
Call for entries: 2022 Bob And Diane Fund Grant

Call for entries: 2022 Bob And Diane Fund Grant

Bridget Barrett 15 September 2022
Gina Martin created The Bob and Diane Fund to honor her late parents and support photographers who are telling stories about patients and families living with Alzheimer’s disease. Visual storytellers are invited to submit their photo essays through October 23rd, 2022.
Unpublished: Annick Donkers Explores the Extraterrestrial in Un-Identified

Unpublished: Annick Donkers Explores the Extraterrestrial in Un-Identified

Liz Wolf 15 September 2022
Mexico City-based Annick Donkers dives into the world of alien encounters and UFO sightings for her photobook Un-Identified. Looking for those with extraterrestrial experiences, Annick toured Mexico and the American Southwest to find first-hand accounts of this close community of believers.
Pricing & Negotiating: International Hospitality Stills and Video

Pricing & Negotiating: International Hospitality Stills and Video

Craig Oppenheimer 14 September 2022
Craig Oppenheimer puts together an estimate for an international hotel, featuring two talent enjoying the amenities of the hotel captured in both stills and video.
Client Outreach: August 2022

Client Outreach: August 2022

Chris Mont 13 September 2022
Our Client Outreach team has been working diligently this month updating client records for companies and individuals in our ever-growing database. Let’s take a closer look at the roles within Wonderful Machine’s client outreach team and see what they’ve been working on.
Architect And Designer Tom Bartlett Revamps a Centuries-Old Home In Austria: ELIAS HASSOS FOR AD GERMANY

Architect And Designer Tom Bartlett Revamps a Centuries-Old Home In Austria: ELIAS HASSOS FOR AD GERMANY

Bridget Barrett 13 September 2022
Architectural photographer Elias Hassos captured the ornate beauty of a centuries-old home in Austria for AD Germany’s September 2022 issue. The home was recently renovated by British designer Tom Bartlett of Waldo Works.
Social Media: August 2022

Social Media: August 2022

Brandi Spering 12 September 2022
For the most part, analytics remained steady throughout August, while Wonderful Machine launched a second Instagram, Wonderful at Work.
Specialty: What is Social Documentary Photography?

Specialty: What is Social Documentary Photography?

Stephanie Avilés, Tara Todras-Whitehill 12 September 2022
Imagine the iron-willed defiance of a protester, a mother’s tender touch, or the resilience on the face of a refugee. This type of powerful imagery is what we call social documentary photography. It strikes a delicate balance between documenting real-life and inspiring social change.
Emailers: August 2022

Emailers: August 2022

Ian Richards 9 September 2022
August began and ended in luxury, with adventure in the middle! We started the month with Shoot Production: The Waterline Club, headed into the wild for Creative In Place: The Outdoor Type, and closed out toasting to an endless summer in Creative In Place: Paradise Found.
Stock Requests: August 2022

Stock Requests: August 2022

Andrew Souders 8 September 2022
As summer nears an end, our stock requests centered around travel and lifestyle imagery. We received two requests in August — AAA Westways Magazine was seeking photos of the French countryside and the American Cancer Society inquired about lifestyle images of women over age 40. 
Authenticity in the Workplace: Viviane Wild for We Love X GmbH

Authenticity in the Workplace: Viviane Wild for We Love X GmbH

Brandi Spering 8 September 2022
Berlin-based corporate and portrait photographer Viviane Wild captured genuine moments of an average work day at We Love X GmbH, using real employees as subjects.
Analytics: August 2022

Analytics: August 2022

Josip Hotovec 7 September 2022
In August, the total number of Users on Wonderful Machine’s website was 9.7K. The number of New Users who visited our website for the first time was 9.2K, while the average engagement time was 1m 42s.