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ASMP Colorado presents: The Business of photography

ASMP Colorado presents: The Business of photography

Bill Cramer 14 May 2022
Wonderful Machine teamed up with ASMP Colorado on May 14th for a fun and informative virtual event covering the business of photography. Our photo editors, marketing specialists, and producers shared trends in branding, marketing, social media, SEO, estimating, and shoot production.
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.
Emailers: April 2022

Emailers: April 2022

Claire Downey 11 May 2022
It’s hard to believe April is already over, what a whirlwind! We started off promoting the community focused Shoot Production: Nike Give and had a rosy finish with Creative in Place: Think Pink.
Creative in place: Office Space

Creative in place: Office Space

Claire Downey, José Silva Jr. 11 May 2022
I believe you have my stapler. We’re exploring workplace life in this week’s Creative In Place: Office Space. 
Apparent Winds: Ian Tuttle For The College of Charleston Alumni Magazine

Apparent Winds: Ian Tuttle For The College of Charleston Alumni Magazine

Delia Pena-Gay 11 May 2022
San Francisco-based social documentary photographer Ian Tuttle documents Tripp Brower’s two year expedition called Apparent Winds for the College of Charleston Alumni magazine.
Stock Requests: April 2022

Stock Requests: April 2022

Andrew Souders 10 May 2022
From travel to tech, our April Stock Requests differed in their subject matter, from the coastal Hobbit Restaurant to former Apple designer Jony Ive, yet maintained a colorful outlook across the board.
Analytics: April 2022

Analytics: April 2022

Ashley Vaught 9 May 2022
Google Analytics for WonderfulMachine.com were quite schlimm, as the Germans say, for April 2022. That means not good. However, the blog saw improvements. So with the ups and downs, we learn that the ship does rock with the tides.
Unpublished: Katelin Kinney’s Compositions of Mike’s Hard Lemonade

Unpublished: Katelin Kinney’s Compositions of Mike’s Hard Lemonade

Brandi Spering 9 May 2022
Tucson, Arizona-based conceptual photographer Katelin Kinney took full advantage of the landscape around her while working on a personal project for Mike’s Hard Lemonade. 
Golden Arches: Yaroslav Danylchenko For McDonalds Ukraine

Golden Arches: Yaroslav Danylchenko For McDonalds Ukraine

Bridget Barrett 5 May 2022
Prior to the current Russo-Ukrainian war, Kyiv-based advertising food and product photographer Yaroslav Danylchenko maintained a seven year partnership with McDonald’s Ukraine. Forced to flee his home and studio, Yaroslav is currently working remotely and having conversations with people all over the globe, trying to find new partners and clients.
Color, Light, and Moment: Susan Seubert for National Geographic

Color, Light, and Moment: Susan Seubert for National Geographic

Brandi Spering 3 May 2022
Based in Portland, Oregon and Maui, Hawaii, Susan Seubert is a lifestyle and travel photographer, which sometimes includes the adventure of wildlife photography. She has traveled to over 25 destinations as National Geographic’s Photography Expert.
Creative in Place: Think Pink!

Creative in Place: Think Pink!

Claire Downey, José Silva Jr. 27 April 2022
From fuchsia to flamingo, we’re seeing the world through rose colored glasses in this week’s Creative in Place: Think Pink!
At Home With Quinta Brunson: Emily Malan for The Hollywood Reporter

At Home With Quinta Brunson: Emily Malan for The Hollywood Reporter

Brandi Spering 27 April 2022
Portrait and fashion photographer Emily Malan had the exciting opportunity to photograph Quinta Brunson – the creator, star, and executive producer of ABC’s documentary-style sitcom, Abbott Elementary. Emily’s photographs of Quinta (and her home) were featured in an article for The Hollywood Reporter.
Steve Boyle On The Green With CC Sabathia For Golf Digest

Steve Boyle On The Green With CC Sabathia For Golf Digest

Bridget Barrett 25 April 2022
Steve Boyle, a sports photographer based in Philadelphia, was contacted by visuals editor at Golf Digest, Ben Walton, to photograph former New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on the course at the Alpine Country Club in Demarest, NJ for the February 2022 issue.
Becoming Santa Claus: Nic Antaya For Washington Post

Becoming Santa Claus: Nic Antaya For Washington Post

Delia Pena-Gay 21 April 2022
After learning about the CWH Santa Claus School several years ago, Nic Antaya, a freelance photographer based in Royal Oak, Mich. photographs the school for the Washington Post.
Web Ads: March 2022

Web Ads: March 2022

Ashley Vaught 19 April 2022
During the month of March we made some changes to our daily budget which resulted in dramatic increase in clicks and impressions and a concomitant increase in the cost of our ads, while the CPC, or cost-per-click, did not decrease proportionally
The Black Soldier Fly: Ronen Goldman for FreezeM

The Black Soldier Fly: Ronen Goldman for FreezeM

Brandi Spering 19 April 2022
Tel Aviv, Israel-based conceptual photographer Ronen Goldman recently incorporated his surreal style in an assignment for FreezeM. He helped strengthen PR with environmental portraits of the team, and took macro images to document their process.
Social Media: March 2022

Social Media: March 2022

Rachel Rhodes 18 April 2022
Chava Oropesa’s Instagram Takeover served some culturally significant food shots this March, while Idea Pins energized our Pinterest!
Camillo Pasquarelli at The Quirinale Palace in Rome

Camillo Pasquarelli at The Quirinale Palace in Rome

Bridget Barrett 18 April 2022
Rome-based travel and social documentary photographer Camillo Pasquarelli was commissioned by Les Echos Week-End Magazine for a project documenting the opulence of Rome’s Quirinale Palace.
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.
Photographer Jack Robert Provides Direct Support For Ukraine

Photographer Jack Robert Provides Direct Support For Ukraine

Liz Wolf 15 April 2022
Greenville, S.C.-based photographer Jack Robert Connolly and his Ukrainian-born wife, Karolina, were moved by their close connections to the Ukrainian conflict and sought to take action to aid those in need. Their grassroots efforts have raised over $50,000 to provide direct support to Ukraine.
Pricing & Negotiating: Photography Retainer for Social Media

Pricing & Negotiating: Photography Retainer for Social Media

Craig Oppenheimer 14 April 2022
Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer helps a photographer put together a retainer agreement for a beverage client. The pricing accounted for multiple images to be used for social media.
Analytics: March 2022

Analytics: March 2022

Ashley Vaught 13 April 2022
Due to some changes in our web ads campaign, Wonderful Machine’s analytics numbers were pretty rosy during the month of March.
Cereal Reimagined: Yuri Benitez for Kellogg’s of Mexico

Cereal Reimagined: Yuri Benitez for Kellogg’s of Mexico

Delia Pena-Gay 13 April 2022
Kellogg’s of Mexico’s new line of cereal Panaderia was photographed by Mexico City-based food photographer Yuri Benitez. The unique twist on a household favorite honors four traditional sweet breads found in Mexican Bakeries.
Specialty: What is Industrial Photography?

Specialty: What is Industrial Photography?

Polly Gaillard 13 April 2022
Photography was born of the Industrial Revolution, and it was an essential tool in documenting the Industrial age — steam engines, steel factories, textile mills, and mining operations.
Find a Rep: Quentin Décaillet

Find a Rep: Quentin Décaillet

Eloisa Garcia 12 April 2022
Switzerland-based product, beauty, food, and drink photographer Quentin Décaillet worked with Elo on a Find a Rep campaign, wanting to find an agent to help him grow his business to the next level.