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Your Favorite Photographers of 2022

Your Favorite Photographers of 2022

Bill Cramer 1 January 2023
Thanks to all the creative directors, art buyers, and photo editors who responded to our survey of their favorite photographers of 2022. Here are the results, separated by specialty:
Staff Spotlight: Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer

Staff Spotlight: Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer

Bridget Barrett 27 October 2022
Meet Wonderful Machine Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer! In light of Craig’s 12 years on the team, we thought it was time we get a glimpse into his work, hobbies, and recent achievements. Craig recently completed a 24-week training plan in preparation for the Atlantic City 70.3 Half Ironman – a long-distance triathlon where he swam 1.2 miles, rode 56 miles, and ran 13.1 miles in 6:01:47.
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.
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.
The Exposed Negative Podcast: NEGOTIATING 101 WITH BILL CRAMER

The Exposed Negative Podcast: NEGOTIATING 101 WITH BILL CRAMER

Bridget Barrett 22 July 2022
On this week’s episode of the Exposed Negative Podcast, Tom Barnes & Greg Funnell interviewed Wonderful Machine CEO Bill Cramer about how we got our start, the ways we help photographers, and what we’re doing to change the photography industry for the better.
Guide: Find Photographers

Guide: Find Photographers

Bill Cramer 2 June 2021
Welcome to our Find Photographers search page! You may experience a little learning curve, but 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: Stock Request

Guide: Stock Request

Andrew Souders 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.
Wonderful Machine Celebrates a Milestone: 10 Years Young

Wonderful Machine Celebrates a Milestone: 10 Years Young

Bill Cramer 4 July 2018
Wonderful Machine celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2018 and celebrates with a thank you to all the photographers that have worked with us along the way.
Event Recap: Photoville 2017

Event Recap: Photoville 2017

Wonderful Machine 9 November 2017
In September 2017, we participated in Photoville, a huge immersive photography event held in Brooklyn, NY every year. Now that Photoville is behind us, Associate Producer Claire shares with us the ins and outs of planning the event and how it went!
Save The Date: Wonderful Machine is Coming to Visual Connections

Save The Date: Wonderful Machine is Coming to Visual Connections

Wonderful Machine 4 October 2017
On October 25, Wonderful Machine will be participating in Visual Connections Image Expo, a premier stock agency event that happens annually in New York, Chicago and Toronto. The event is happening on October 25th, and we hope to see you there!
Save The Date: Meet Erika & Craig at ASMP West!

Save The Date: Meet Erika & Craig at ASMP West!

Wonderful Machine 4 October 2017
Senior Marketing Specialist, Erika Blatt and Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer are coming to Salt Lake City, Utah on October 12th!
Putting Motion Profiles Into Action

Putting Motion Profiles Into Action

Wonderful Machine 5 June 2016
The photo editing team has spent the last month replacing the motion specialty screenshots with moving gifs
My How You’ve Grown!

My How You’ve Grown!

Bill Cramer 2 March 2016
We have undergone so many changes lately, we feel like a caterpillar becoming a butterfly. Some of those changes have been pretty dramatic
Happy Holidays To Us!

Happy Holidays To Us!

Bill Cramer 18 December 2015
Each December, as another year comes to a close, Adrienne and I put together a little holiday party for our staff to celebrate the season…
Wonderful Machine’s New Banners!

Wonderful Machine’s New Banners!

Wonderful Machine 11 September 2015
We just received our new display banners! Featuring our new branding and beautiful photographs from some Wonderful Machine members
Sprouting Photographer Podcast: Design and Branding with Melissa

Sprouting Photographer Podcast: Design and Branding with Melissa

Wonderful Machine 8 September 2015
Wonderful Machine’s creative director Melissa Yeager discusses the power of print marketing on the Sprouting Photographer podcast.
Staff Spotlight: Presenting Mrs. Melissa Yeager!

Staff Spotlight: Presenting Mrs. Melissa Yeager!

Wonderful Machine 24 July 2015
Recently our creative director Melissa Ginsiorsky married Sam Yeager. A “Gin” marrying a “Yeager” could there be a more perfect boozy pair?
Branding Our New Office

Branding Our New Office

Wonderful Machine 15 July 2015
It’s no secret: last month we made a serious upgrade and moved into a beautiful new office in our very own 4100-square-foot building
Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July!

Wonderful Machine 3 July 2015
To celebrate the 4th of July, we created a tribute to everything red, white, and blue. Enjoy these images from our member photographers.
We’re Nominated for the Net Awards Redesign of the Year!

We’re Nominated for the Net Awards Redesign of the Year!

Wonderful Machine 26 June 2015
Wonderful Machine is pleased to announce that our new website has made it into the top ten for the Net Awards Redesign of the Year 2015!
Print Mailer: All hands on deck

Print Mailer: All hands on deck

Wonderful Machine 5 June 2015
We chose a fun, relaxing image from photographer Erin Kunkel for our June print mailer, paired with the nautical tagline: all hands on deck
Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day 2015

Wonderful Machine 22 May 2015
Here in the States, Memorial Day weekend doubles as the unofficial start to summer, as most people use the time off to relax
Print Mailer: Out of This World

Print Mailer: Out of This World

Wonderful Machine 24 April 2015
Our April print mailer was special to us: sent out in tandem with the launch of our new branding. Hence we chose a great image by Nate Luke