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Client Outreach: June 2022

Client Outreach: June 2022

Stephanie Avilés 13 July 2022
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.
Crew: What Set Designers Do

Crew: What Set Designers Do

Stephanie Avilés 15 June 2022
Set designers are an integral part of any production as they create the perfect setting to bring your visual concept to life and elevate your photography.
Client Outreach: May 2022

Client Outreach: May 2022

Stephanie Avilés 9 June 2022
During the month of May, the client outreach team was diligently connecting with clients, leading capabilities calls, and updating records.
Client Outreach: April 2022

Client Outreach: April 2022

Stephanie Avilés 13 May 2022
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.
Client Outreach: March 2022

Client Outreach: March 2022

Stephanie Avilés 15 April 2022
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.
How To Support Photographers in Ukraine

How To Support Photographers in Ukraine

Stephanie Avilés 16 March 2022
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.
Client Outreach: February 2022

Client Outreach: February 2022

Stephanie Avilés 11 March 2022
February 2022 was a short month and Wonderful Machine’s Client Outreach team packed as many meetings and connections as they could those brief 28 days.
Client Outreach: January 2022

Client Outreach: January 2022

Stephanie Avilés 11 February 2022
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.
Client Outreach: December 2021

Client Outreach: December 2021

Stephanie Avilés 10 January 2022
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.
Client Outreach: November 2021

Client Outreach: November 2021

Stephanie Avilés 8 December 2021
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.
Client Outreach: October 2021

Client Outreach: October 2021

Stephanie Avilés 8 November 2021
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.
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. 
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.
Crew: What Animal Trainers and Handlers Do

Crew: What Animal Trainers and Handlers Do

Stephanie Avilés 27 September 2021
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.
A Real Nice Lady: Lauren Pusateri Creates Community With Female Creatives

A Real Nice Lady: Lauren Pusateri Creates Community With Female Creatives

Stephanie Avilés 9 September 2021
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.
Client Outreach: August 2021

Client Outreach: August 2021

Stephanie Avilés 8 September 2021
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.
Unpublished: Laura Chase de Formigny’s Clementine Skies Mailer

Unpublished: Laura Chase de Formigny’s Clementine Skies Mailer

Stephanie Avilés 27 August 2021
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. 
Sustainable Food: Lola Akinmade Åkerström for Electrolux Food Foundation

Sustainable Food: Lola Akinmade Åkerström for Electrolux Food Foundation

Stephanie Avilés 19 August 2021
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.
Zero Proof: Natasha Lee Tries Han Suk Cho’s N/A Cocktails for Plate Magazine

Zero Proof: Natasha Lee Tries Han Suk Cho’s N/A Cocktails for Plate Magazine

Stephanie Avilés 16 August 2021
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.
Unpublished: Bob Rives Explores Connections Along The U.S.-Mexico Border

Unpublished: Bob Rives Explores Connections Along The U.S.-Mexico Border

Stephanie Avilés 13 August 2021
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. 
Freshly Baked: Teri Studios’ Crisp Images for Jimmy John’s

Freshly Baked: Teri Studios’ Crisp Images for Jimmy John’s

Stephanie Avilés 10 August 2021
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.
Client Outreach: July 2021

Client Outreach: July 2021

Stephanie Avilés 9 August 2021
With summer in full swing, our Client Outreach team was focused on finding new connections and clients for our member photographers during the month of July.
All Smiles: Kevin Titus Photo for Light Wave Dental

All Smiles: Kevin Titus Photo for Light Wave Dental

Stephanie Avilés 9 August 2021
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.
Unpublished: Aaron Ingrao’s Birth to Surf

Unpublished: Aaron Ingrao’s Birth to Surf

Stephanie Avilés 6 August 2021
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.
Dhanraj Emanuel Sets The Tone for Keto BBQ Cookbook

Dhanraj Emanuel Sets The Tone for Keto BBQ Cookbook

Stephanie Avilés 5 August 2021
Myron Mixon’s new cookbook, Keto BBQ celebrates barbeque culture and provides keto-friendly alternatives to traditional Southern favorites. The book, which was released earlier this summer by Abrams Books features photography by Greensboro, North Carolina-based photographer Dhanraj Emanuel.