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Guide: Our Photo Editing Process

Guide: Our Photo Editing Process

Honore Brown 25 August 2021
How do we edit photos at Wonderful Machine? This article is a guide to the photo editing procedure at Wonderful Machine.
Guide: Premium Data for Photographers

Guide: Premium Data for Photographers

Bill Cramer 17 July 2021
They say, “it’s not what you know, but who you know.” While that’s not entirely true – knowledge is power – and in order to be successful, photographers need to have ready access to all sorts of information.
Guide: Find Photographers

Guide: Find Photographers

Bill Cramer 2 June 2021
Welcome to our new Find Photographers search page! After getting used to it, we think you’ll love the new features and functionality.
Guide: Find Crew

Guide: Find Crew

Bill Cramer 23 May 2021
At Wonderful Machine, we’ve been producing photo shoots for a long time. Over the years, we’ve had the chance to work with excellent crew from all over the world.
Guide: Find Agents

Guide: Find Agents

Bill Cramer 28 February 2021
Sometimes photographers reach a certain level of success and they feel the need to have that extra level of support that only a photographer’s agent can provide. When that time comes, our Find Agents page is a great place to start that search.
Guide: Unpublished

Guide: Unpublished

Bill Cramer 28 February 2021
Our Unpublished Page is where clients can quickly browse through hundreds of photographic projects that have not previously been published and are available for licensing.
Guide: Find Resources

Guide: Find Resources

Bill Cramer 28 February 2021
At Wonderful Machine, we divide all the people and companies in our industry into 5 categories: Clients, Photographers, Crew, Agents, and Resources. In our massive effort to reimagine, redesign, and rebuild our website, our Find Resources page is the last step in our data migration process.
Guide: Travel Plans

Guide: Travel Plans

Bill Cramer 28 February 2021
With most photographer directories, your location is static. There is at least one directory that I know of that allows you to update your current location in real-time, which is nice. But we have taken that idea one step further by allowing our photographers to update their Travel Plans to show any number of locations into the future.
Guide: Find Clients

Guide: Find Clients

Bill Cramer 28 February 2021
Besides making great pictures, finding clients is probably the single biggest challenge for any commercial photographer. At Wonderful Machine, we’ve been collecting information on publications, agencies, and brands for nearly 15 years.
Guide: Stock Request

Guide: Stock Request

Bryan Sheffield 28 February 2021
Even with dozens of stock photo agencies offering up millions of images, clients still sometimes struggle to find the right image to meet their needs. Our unique Stock Request service provides clients with access to our extensive network of photographers — each with many images that won’t be found in any stock photo library.