News for our member photographers.

Client Meetings: Dan McBride

Client Meetings: Dan McBride

Eloísa García 24 June 2022
Wonderful Machine Marketing Specialist Elo García assists photographer Dan McBride through two consulting projects. First, they worked on building a list of clients focused on agencies and brands, then Elo put together a list of 28 representatives across the US.
Creative in Place: Game Day!

Creative in Place: Game Day!

Claire Downey, José Silva Jr. 21 June 2022
Pick up your pompoms! We’re rooting for the home team in this week’s Creative In Place: Game Day!
Pricing and Negotiating: Ambassador Portraits for Apparel Company

Pricing and Negotiating: Ambassador Portraits for Apparel Company

Craig Oppenheimer 21 June 2022
Executive Producer Craig Oppenheimer works with a portrait photographer to produce an estimate for an ambassador apparel company. With four talent, three poses, and two looks the client needed 24 images for 1-year use, with broad usage plans for out of home displays.
Dare To Dream Big: Gregory Miller For Bravera Bank

Dare To Dream Big: Gregory Miller For Bravera Bank

Bridget Barrett 20 June 2022
During a weeklong assignment for Bravera Bank, Atlanta-based lifestyle photographer Gregory Miller traveled across North Dakota to capture images for the rebranding of several brands that Bravera had acquired over the years.
Print Promo: Clay Cook

Print Promo: Clay Cook

Lindsay Thompson 17 June 2022
Wonderful Machine lead designer Lindsay Thompson lets her creativity soar in a dynamic project, creating a print promo with photographer Clay Cook. This simple sketchbook became a masterpiece with custom elements such as white foil, wire-o binding, rough edges, and a matte finish.
The Next Big Thing: Erik Isakson for Samsung

The Next Big Thing: Erik Isakson for Samsung

Bridget Barrett 16 June 2022
Southern California-based commercial lifestyle photographer Erik Isakson has been working for Samsung as both a photographer and producer for nearly five years, providing images for a series of projects across many different industries.
Emailer Template: Hugo Hamaoui

Emailer Template: Hugo Hamaoui

José Silva Jr. 16 June 2022
Hugo Hamaoui is a fashion and still life photographer from Montreal, Canada who sought out a way to appeal to new clients. He came to Wonderful Machine to work with designer José Silva Jr. on an emailer template that would fit his style and needs.
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.
Web Ads: May 2021

Web Ads: May 2021

Ashley Vaught 14 June 2022
During May Wonderful Machine continued its Google Ads campaigns, which in turn drove 15% of the traffic to our site. Each of the three ad groups did well, with the locations ad group winning the lion’s share of impressions and clicks.
Tiffany Luong Photographs A Day In The Life Of Aysha Harun For YouTube Canada

Tiffany Luong Photographs A Day In The Life Of Aysha Harun For YouTube Canada

Bridget Barrett 13 June 2022
In a recent OOH campaign, Los Angeles-based commercial and editorial photographer Tiffany Luong visited Aysha Harun to document a “day in the life” of this beauty and lifestyle creator from Toronto, Canada.
SOCIAL MEDIA: MAY 2022

SOCIAL MEDIA: MAY 2022

Brandi Spering 10 June 2022
Most of our platforms thrived in May, while others seemed to tread water. Pageviews went down for LinkedIn but increased on Twitter, with 2,254 more profile visits than the previous month.
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.
Come As You Are: Matt Trappe for Crocs

Come As You Are: Matt Trappe for Crocs

Delia Pena-Gay 9 June 2022
Boulder, Colorado-based brand narrative photographer Matt Trappe shoots Crocs’ summer “Come As You Are” campaign. As the most recognizable style of the brand, the classic clog was chosen as the face of the campaign — an iconic design that is synonymous with genuine comfort and is a blank canvas on which to write one’s own story.
Creative In Place: A Face You Won’t Forget

Creative In Place: A Face You Won’t Forget

Claire Downey, José Silva Jr. 8 June 2022
Whether you’re looking for a scowl, wince, smirk, or pout, you’ll find plenty of memorable mugs in this week’s Creative In Place: A Face You Won’t Forget.
Analytics: May 2022

Analytics: May 2022

Ashley Vaught 8 June 2022
With the migration of Google Analytics from UA to GA4, we have been thinking about how to change our monthly analytics report.
Emailers: May 2022

Emailers: May 2022

Claire Downey 7 June 2022
Our Creative in Place results last month were as welcome as the flowers in May, to loosely quote playwright Charles Macklin. We started off with briefcases and ties in Creative in Place: Office Space and eased into June with Creative in Place: Architect’s Playhouse. 
Stock Requests: May 2022

Stock Requests: May 2022

Andrew Souders 6 June 2022
With Summer on the horizon, our May stock requests were heating up with a long list of international and local lifestyle images from Travel + Leisure and the State of Georgia Department of Public Health.
The Land of the Heart’s Desire: Brandon Soder for Ramblin Rose Hat Co.

The Land of the Heart’s Desire: Brandon Soder for Ramblin Rose Hat Co.

Bridget Barrett 6 June 2022
Santa Fe, New Mexico-based portrait and brand narrative photographer Brandon Soder showcased the beauty and craftsmanship of Ramblin Rose Hat Co. by incorporating the stunning backdrop of his hometown. 
A Cut Above The Rest: Suzanne Clements For Moinkbox

A Cut Above The Rest: Suzanne Clements For Moinkbox

Bridget Barrett 30 May 2022
Central Florida-based food photographer Suzanne Clements collaborates with the owner and founder of Moinkbox, a humanely raised and ethically sourced meat subscription box, to create a Moink-ed magazine that highlights the company and its products.
Client Meetings: Lemar Arceneaux

Client Meetings: Lemar Arceneaux

Eloísa García 27 May 2022
When New Orleans-based photographer Lemar Arceneaux began to seek new clients he connected with Eloísa Garcia to help his portfolio reach numerous prospects. Many of them reached out with interest in his street-style portraits and live music documentation.
Creative in Place: Architect’s Playhouse

Creative in Place: Architect’s Playhouse

Claire Downey, José Silva Jr. 25 May 2022
From Beaux-Arts to Brutalism, you’ll be impressed by the scale of this week’s Creative In Place: Architect’s Playhouse.
Social Media: April 2022

Social Media: April 2022

Rachel Rhodes 24 May 2022
Instagram flourished with more engaging Stories, while 3.3% of our YouTube traffic came from the search term “editorial photography.”
Unpublished: Luke Copping Playing With Food 

Unpublished: Luke Copping Playing With Food 

Delia Pena-Gay 24 May 2022
A creative block during the pandemic inspired Luke Copping, a conceptual photographer based in Buffalo, New York, to shoot a fun and light-hearted self-assigned project called the “Messy Food Series.”
Shoot Production: Banner Health

Shoot Production: Banner Health

Bryan Sheffield 23 May 2022
Senior Producer Bryan Sheffield worked with Steve Craft and Rebecca Stumpf on a Banner Health production. Navigating two shoots in different states, the teams met with the real-life healthcare workers behind the brand.
Pricing & Negotiating: OOH Campaign for International Non-Profit

Pricing & Negotiating: OOH Campaign for International Non-Profit

Bryan Sheffield 21 May 2022
Senior Producer Bryan Sheffield helped a photographer quote on an OOH campaign for an international non-profit client, pricing everything from covid tests to hiring assistants.

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