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.
In addition to sharing the team’s connections and successes this month, we’re giving you a closer look at some of the roles in Wonderful Machine’s client outreach team so you can get a better understanding of what everyone has been working on behind the scenes.
During April the client outreach team was busy connecting with clients, leading capabilities calls, and updating records. Last month, we made updates to 1,057 people and 624 companies in our substantial (and ever-growing!) database of publications, agencies, and brands.
In March 2022, we welcomed a few new members to the client outreach team to help support our efforts! The biggest focus this month was on updating existing records, and the team made updates to 1,034 people and 569 companies in Wonderful Machine’s extensive database of publications, agencies, and brands.
As news of the invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces continues to unfold, we asked ourselves if there was anything Wonderful Machine could do to help the people of Ukraine and our photography community at this difficult time.
January brings with it a fresh start for the year and a busy month for Wonderful Machine’s client outreach team! Last month, our team was hard at work updating records and making connections with clients across the globe.
This December, our client outreach team was focused on updating companies in our client database. Our producers were also hard at work coordinating productions and making connections with agencies and clients in the energy, pharmaceutical, and aerospace industries.
As we approach the end of the year, our client outreach team — consisting of Marianne, Julie, Denise, Laura, Jen W., Chris, Bryan, and Craig — has been making connections with clients at agencies, brands, and media outlets across the globe.
As October came and went, our client outreach team — consisting of Marianne, Julie, Denise, Laura, Jen W., Chris, Bryan, and Craig — has been diligently connecting with publications, agencies, and brands and updating our extensive database.
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.
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.
While working with animals has its perks, sourcing talent for a production that requires casting animals has a unique set of challenges. Luckily, there are agencies and crew that specialize in just about every aspect of animal casting, handling, and training.
Missouri-based photographer Lauren Pusateri highlights female-identifying Kansas City residents through ‘A Real Nice Lady’ campaign. The creative platform showcases exceptional ladies and shines a light on their personal and professional ventures through a series of vibrant images and intimate interviews.
During the month of August, the team added 68 companies and updated 852. The team also added 128 new contacts to the client list and updated 1,166 records. Our staff sent out 1,166 emails to clients and continued to schedule demos of our new website.
Washington, DC-based food photographer Laura Chase de Formigny recently took on the challenge of producing, directing, and photographing a recipe-driven lifestyle shoot inspired by the arrival of her daughter Frances Clémentine. The bright, summery images were used to create a creative mailer that brings to life Laura Chase’s fresh photography style and showcases her creative abilities to prospective clients in an exciting physical package.
Stockholm, Sweden-based photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström specializes in travel and lifestyle photography. For her latest project for the Electrolux Food Foundation, she applied her expertise to the sustainable food movement, including photographing all the content for the launch of REPLATE, a new online initiative that seeks to inspire people to make more sustainable food choices.
Los Angeles-based photographer Natasha Lee recently photographed Han Suk Cho for a feature in Plate Magazine, where she is credited with redefining N/A cocktails. Natasha’s images showcase the young entrepreneur and her layered libations for her company Zero Proof Bevs.
Photographer Bob Rives is based in Washington, DC but he has spent a lot of time exploring border towns along the 1,952-mile border between the U.S. and Mexico. Borderland, Bob’s ongoing personal project, is the result of his travels through the area documenting the people and landscapes along the border region.
Jimmy John’s, the popular gourmet sandwich brand, recently debuted a new menu and a new look. The new bold and expressive visual approach is the work of Cincinnati-based food photographer Teri Campbell of Teri Studios.
Wilmington, NC-based photographer Kevin Titus’ recent work for Light Wave Dental results from an 8-day shoot across multiple locations in North Carolina and the company’s headquarters in Virginia. Kevin’s images are a combination of portraiture and lifestyle photography that showcase the company’s employees and dental clients in a wide range of environments.
Photographer Aaron Ingrao lives on the road full-time, spending the summer months in Colorado or the Pacific Northwest and winters in the Southwest and California with his 1979 travel trailer and his dog Luke. Aaron’s travels through the Southern California coast led to his latest project, Birth to Surf, a photo essay that chronicles Tim Bessell’s process of creating and shaping custom surfboards.