News for our member photographers.

Find a Rep: Ghazalle Badiozamani’s Measured Approach

Find a Rep: Ghazalle Badiozamani’s Measured Approach

Eloísa García 30 November 2022
Seeking to reconnect with agents who lost touch during the pandemic, Brooklyn, N.Y.-based food photographer Ghazalle Badiozamani was ready to find a rep. Wonderful Machine’s Eloísa García helped her build a tasteful campaign to send to agencies.
Client List Build: Amy Mikler Hunts for Hotel Contacts

Client List Build: Amy Mikler Hunts for Hotel Contacts

Laura Wontor 23 November 2022
Austin-based hospitality photographer Amy Mikler was seeking to expand her client list beyond local Texan hotels, hoping that a relationship with a larger chain could lead to ongoing projects.
Specialty: What is Outdoor and Adventure Photography?

Specialty: What is Outdoor and Adventure Photography?

Sonia Klug 21 November 2022
Outdoor and Adventure Photography has a broad appeal to many different types of clients. However, when it comes to the photographer, there is a definite common factor: a desire for adrenaline-fueled action and a love for the great outdoors.
Pricing & Negotiating: Travel Photography for a Large Financial Institution

Pricing & Negotiating: Travel Photography for a Large Financial Institution

Bryan Sheffield 17 November 2022
Bryan Sheffield aided a NYC-based photographer in building an estimate for a multi-day shoot with a large financial institution. After the agency determined the shoot days needed an adjustment, Bryan reworked the estimate to better suit the client’s needs.
Social Media: October 2022

Social Media: October 2022

Brandi Spering 14 November 2022
October was full of tricks and treats: our main Instagram was hacked and retrieved, and we saw progress on Facebook and LinkedIn.
SEO Implementation: Joe Schmelzer Sees Improved Rankings

SEO Implementation: Joe Schmelzer Sees Improved Rankings

Ashley Vaught 10 November 2022
In our SEO Audit for Joe Schmelzer, our specialist Ashley Vaught found a number of things to address. He focuses the SEO Implementation on writing new metadata and seeing results in Joe’s rankings and Google Analytics reports.
Client Outreach: October 2022

Client Outreach: October 2022

Chris Mont 10 November 2022
In October, our Client Outreach department has been making strides updating client records for companies and individuals in our ever-growing database. Let’s take a closer look at the roles within Wonderful Machine’s Client Outreach team to see what they’ve been working on.
Specialty: What is Aerial Photography?

Specialty: What is Aerial Photography?

Sonia Klug 9 November 2022
Aerial photographs can not just convey a lot of information with one picture, but also tend to lift the spirits. There is something very special about the birds-eye view, which inspires photographers and viewers alike.
Analytics: October 2022

Analytics: October 2022

Josip Hotovec 9 November 2022
According to the data from Google Analytics 4, Wonderful Machine’s website had 8.6K Users in October. 8K Users visited the website for the first time. The average engagement time in October was 2m 11s.
Emailers: October 2022

Emailers: October 2022

Ian Richards 8 November 2022
As the falling leaves drift by our window, we remembered springtime in Stock Request Case Study: Subaru Cherry Blossoms, then closed out October with our wild family in Creative in Place: Fantastic Beasts.
Stock Requests: October 2022

Stock Requests: October 2022

Andrew Souders 7 November 2022
With the thrill and excitement of Halloween fresh on our minds, our stock requests in October were as fruitful as a child’s trick or treat basket. Wonderful Machine received five stock requests during the spookiest month of the year — four unmanaged and one managed.
Crew: What is a Sound Stage?

Crew: What is a Sound Stage?

Sonia Klug 4 November 2022
No matter how much effort and resources you put into filming, bad audio can ruin a video or film, so it’s worth investing time and part of the budget on a sound stage to ensure the sound is also spot on.
Marketing Partner: Jeremy Segal Targets Vancouver Hospitality

Marketing Partner: Jeremy Segal Targets Vancouver Hospitality

Marianne Lee 3 November 2022
While Vancouver offers architectural photographer Jeremy Segal a host of clients in its ever-growing skyline, he reached out to Wonderful Machine to find hospitality contacts in the city and metropolitan area.
Web Assessment: Oliver Parini Sets His Sights on Travel

Web Assessment: Oliver Parini Sets His Sights on Travel

Honore Brown 31 October 2022
Burlington, Vermont photographer Oliver Parini was in the market for new clients with a focus on New England area travel. He consulted photo editor Honore Brown to help with the presentation and organization of his website in order to draw the right audience.
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.
Project Edit: Clay Cook Sequences Celaya Tequila

Project Edit: Clay Cook Sequences Celaya Tequila

Honore Brown 26 October 2022
Before creating a sketchbook-style print promo with Lindsay Thompson, photographer Clay Cook asked photo editor Honore Brown to conduct a project edit to better sequence the images for the final design.
Brand Identity: Luke Copping Explores Brushstroke Design

Brand Identity: Luke Copping Explores Brushstroke Design

Lindsay Thompson 24 October 2022
Photographer Luke Copping is known for his bold and creative imagery but felt his logo was a bit too simple in comparison. He collaborated with Wonderful Machine designer Lindsay Thompson to work up a new identity for his brand.
Emailer Template: Landry Major Promotes Keepers of the West

Emailer Template: Landry Major Promotes Keepers of the West

José Silva Jr. 19 October 2022
When fine art photographer Landry Major wanted to promote her recent exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography, designer José Silva helped create an emailer that would invite recipients to view Landry’s Keepers of the West project.
Pricing & Negotiating: Portfolio Images for Interior Design Firm

Pricing & Negotiating: Portfolio Images for Interior Design Firm

Bryan Sheffield 14 October 2022
Producer Bryan Sheffield helped a NYC-based photographer negotiate a project for an interior design firm that had just finished a 3-floor redesign of the office space of a well-known social media company.
Shoot Production: Milan Design Week for Kohler

Shoot Production: Milan Design Week for Kohler

Craig Oppenheimer 12 October 2022
Craig Oppenheimer recently worked with Kohler, a global leader in kitchen and bath design, during their showcase at Milan Design Week in Italy. Through a combination of videos, stills, and time-lapses he helped create content of their expo booth along with a large-scale art exhibit set in a nearby piazza.
Client Outreach: September 2022

Client Outreach: September 2022

Chris Mont 11 October 2022
In September, our Client Outreach team has been making strides updating client records for companies and individuals in our ever-growing database. Let’s take a closer look at the roles within Wonderful Machine’s Client Outreach team to see what they’ve been working on.
Social Media: September 2022

Social Media: September 2022

Brandi Spering 10 October 2022
While our main Instagram adjusted to the loss of interactive story polls, Pinterest and LinkedIn’s analytics improved all around.
Analytics: September 2022

Analytics: September 2022

Josip Hotovec 7 October 2022
The total number of Wonderful Machine’s Users in September was 9.3K, while 8.8K were New Users (those who visited our website for the first time). The average engagement time in September was 2min 12s.
Emailers: September 2022

Emailers: September 2022

Ian Richards 6 October 2022
We powered up the month with renewables in Shoot Production: Con Edison, and closed out with a standing ovation for the heroes of the medical world in Creative in Place: Healing Hands.
Stock Requests: September 2022

Stock Requests: September 2022

Andrew Souders 5 October 2022
Wonderful Machine received two stock requests during the first month of the golden autumn season. One came in from GEO Magazine, France and the second from Travel + Leisure. 

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