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David Ellis Photographs Don Samuels for The New York Post

David Ellis Photographs Don Samuels for The New York Post

Sankha Wanigasekara 7 February 2023
Minneapolis-based David Ellis photographed politician and activist Don Samuels for a New York Post story on the city’s law enforcement situation.
Emailers: January 2023

Emailers: January 2023

Ian Richards 6 February 2023
Two-faced January, looking forward and behind. We kicked off 2023 with one hand on our foreheads and another on our hearts celebrating dads being dads in Creative in Place: Family Guy.
Guide: Client Categories

Guide: Client Categories

Bill Cramer 5 February 2023
Keeping track of all the most important clients around the world is the single most valuable thing we do for our photographers. And since there are millions of possible companies to consider, we divide clients into smaller, more manageable segments so we can conduct our research more efficiently and so we can connect photographers and clients more effectively.
Analytics: January 2023

Analytics: January 2023

Josip Hotovec 3 February 2023
In this monthly report card article, we will be taking a closer look at the Google Analytics statistics for our website in January 2023. Click to read more.
Stock Requests: January 2023

Stock Requests: January 2023

Andrew Souders 2 February 2023
During the first month of the New Year, Wonderful Machine received three stock requests. Of those, two were unmanaged requests from Der Spiegel Magazine and the third was an unmanaged request from The Wall Street Journal.
Coffee O’Clock: Dhanraj Emanuel For BLK & Bold

Coffee O’Clock: Dhanraj Emanuel For BLK & Bold

Isaac Roblett 2 February 2023
BLK & Bold’s goal is to unite coffee lovers worldwide through a common goal of investing in the community, specifically for the youth. In partnership with leading food service company Compass Group, they recently released their first-ever barista book entitled Recipes for Impact. The man behind the book’s pictures was Greensboro, NC-based photographer Dhanraj Emanuel.
Expert Advice: Google Analytics Setup

Expert Advice: Google Analytics Setup

Josip Hotovec 1 February 2023
Need to set up Google Analytics? Learn how to set up Google Analytics 4 for your site.
Creative in Place: Pizza, Pizza!

Creative in Place: Pizza, Pizza!

Ian Richards, Lara de la Torre 31 January 2023
What do Wonderful Machine photographers and pizzerias have in common? They’re everywhere, and they deliver!
Amy Roth Gets In the Spirit of Halloween for Diageo Liquor Company

Amy Roth Gets In the Spirit of Halloween for Diageo Liquor Company

Bridget Barrett 31 January 2023
In a recent campaign for Diageo liquor company, Ringwood, NJ-based commercial food photographer Amy Roth created haunted mansion scenes for Halloween in-store displays with eleven unique room concepts, each with a custom cocktail, featuring a liquor brand in every room.
Wrigley Mansion Restoration: Michael Duerinckx for Phoenix Home & Garden

Wrigley Mansion Restoration: Michael Duerinckx for Phoenix Home & Garden

Isaac Roblett 30 January 2023
Wrigley Mansion is a true landmark of the Phoenix, Arizona, area. Built-in 1931 by chewing gum magnate and owner of the Chicago Cubs, William Wrigley Jr., it was a 50th wedding anniversary present to his wife.
Touchdown! Nate Ryan Photographs Justin Jefferson for ESPN

Touchdown! Nate Ryan Photographs Justin Jefferson for ESPN

Isaac Roblett 26 January 2023
Justin Jefferson is making quite a name for himself in American Football. ESPN decided to run an inside story and cover page on Justin’s journey to the NFL for their monthly magazine. They tasked Minneapolis portrait and documentary photographer Nate Ryan with taking the images.
Bryan Regan Celebrates 10 Years of Walter Magazine with Raleigh’s Skyline

Bryan Regan Celebrates 10 Years of Walter Magazine with Raleigh’s Skyline

Sankha Wanigasekara 25 January 2023
Bryan Regan’s decade-long personal project photographing North Carolina’s capital caught the interest of Walter Magazine, who used one picture of Raleigh’s skyline for the cover of their 10th-anniversary issue, with plenty more found within.
Expert Advice: Facebook for Photographers

Expert Advice: Facebook for Photographers

Sonia Klug 24 January 2023
Read our guide to this social media giant and how to make the most of your Facebook profile.
Øivind Haug Voyage to Northern Norway for T+L

Øivind Haug Voyage to Northern Norway for T+L

Isaac Roblett 23 January 2023
On a recent editorial assignment, Oslo, Norway-based travel photographer Øivind Haug traveled to Troms og Finnmark, the nation’s most northerly and largest county, for Travel + Leisure to capture images for a guide to Northern Norway’s Arctic Landscapes written by crime novelist Heine Bakkeid.
Back to Work: Oliver Edwards for English Heritage

Back to Work: Oliver Edwards for English Heritage

Isaac Roblett 19 January 2023
Bristol, UK-based photographer Oliver Edwards was commissioned to take striking images for English Heritage, a charity that manages over 400 historic monuments, buildings, and places in England — bringing to life the stories and history of the country to over 10 million visitors each year.
Creative Coaching: Chris Edwards Combines artistic Portraits and design

Creative Coaching: Chris Edwards Combines artistic Portraits and design

Honore Brown 18 January 2023
For photographer Chris Edwards, his artistic approach shines through both his portraiture and interior photography. He came to Wonderful Machine to help highlight his eye for aesthetics and design across his entire brand.
A Candid Look at Photography Assignments With ASMP New England

A Candid Look at Photography Assignments With ASMP New England

Bridget Barrett 18 January 2023
ASMP New England hosted their 6th “Behind the Lens” virtual workshop on Wednesday, January 18 at 3:00 pm ET. Photographers Meagan Shuptar, Lucy Shaeffer, and Nitya Jain, as well as photo rep Jenna Teeson discussed their bidding process and shared a breakdown of two accepted estimates.
Creative in Place: Family Guy

Creative in Place: Family Guy

Ian Richards, Lara de la Torre 17 January 2023
How do you tell when it’s a Dad joke? When it’s apparent! With one hand on our foreheads and another on our hearts, we’re celebrating dads being dads in this week’s Creative in Place: Family Guy.
Lindsey Dowell takes on Brain Food with Alton Brown and Neuriva

Lindsey Dowell takes on Brain Food with Alton Brown and Neuriva

Sankha Wanigasekara 17 January 2023
Our New Year’s resolutions may already be on the wayside, but Atlanta-based lifestyle photographer Lindsey Dowell worked on a recent campaign featuring Alton Brown for Neuriva, a brain health supplement brand that offers a solution.
Expert Advice: Self-Assigned Projects

Expert Advice: Self-Assigned Projects

Sonia Klug 17 January 2023
A photographer’s creativity, vision, and tenacity make one succeed while others struggle. And self-assigned projects are the perfect opportunity to develop and hone these qualities.
Social Media: December 2022

Social Media: December 2022

Brandi Spering, Iva Mikulandra Barkiđija 12 January 2023
The majority of our social media platforms gave the gift of progress in their respective algorithms this holiday season. Let’s take a closer look at how we performed on each one.
Denice Hough Collaborates with Ana Foster-Adams

Denice Hough Collaborates with Ana Foster-Adams

Isaac Roblett 12 January 2023
UK-based photographer Denice Hough specializes in architecture and interiors. When her loyal client, high-end interior designer Ana Foster-Adams came to her with the proposal to photograph her latest property for her website and help attract future clients, Denice was excited to take part in the project.
Client Outreach: December 2022

Client Outreach: December 2022

Julie Clement 11 January 2023
In December, our team engaged with clients in a variety of ways. Here are some examples of the projects our team has been diligently working on.
Pricing & Negotiating: Advertising Campaign for a Restaurant Group

Pricing & Negotiating: Advertising Campaign for a Restaurant Group

Bryan Sheffield 11 January 2023
Producer Bryan Sheffield aids a photographer in estimating a project for a restaurant group’s advertising campaign. The client needed a specialist in portraiture as well as food/drink in order to highlight the restaurant’s chefs along with their creations.
Lyndon French Photographs Vic Mensa For Chicago Magazine

Lyndon French Photographs Vic Mensa For Chicago Magazine

Isaac Roblett 10 January 2023
In a culture that routinely denounces talk of mental health, Vic Mensa is one of the rappers breaking the stigma. Vic spoke openly about his struggles with addiction and depression in an interview with Chicago Magazine. This compelling interview was photographed by Chicago-based editorial and commercial photographer Lyndon French.

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