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Douglas Sonders

Sunday Spotlight: 8/18/13

August 18th, 2013


Weekend Links 7/19/13

July 19th, 2013

The hipster test. Honda responds to customer Tweets with funny videos. Desk safari. Five essential photo apps. 2020 Olympic candidate logos. Name your Jaeger. It’s a bird… It’s a plane… It’s jellyfish! Field candy. Snooze in style. Photographers Update: Ronen Goldman photographs “PrimeSense for Engadget. Jody Horton‘s I Love Texas Photo workshop. Aaron Joel Santos travels to India.

Sunday Spotlight: 1/27/13

January 27th, 2013


Weekend Links 12/7/12

December 7th, 2012

The best photography blog posts of 2012 (including two from Wonderful Machine!). Curious headstand portraits. MOMA becomes a gamer. My daguerreotype boyfriend = 1800’s hotties. JAWS-dropping photos. We got Death Star! High fashion model poses in real life. A bubble in Paris. Goodbye, Spidernaut. Photographers Update: Douglas Sonders is the luckiest man alive. Andri Tambunan interviewed by IPA and featured on LENS. Chris Burkard wins …

Weekend Links 9/28/12

September 28th, 2012

Losing 160 pounds, one photo at a time. Oreo gets dunked by one of the best Twitter replies ever. Pay-by-Tweet. Taking the internet to the streets. Is this the best word ever? Jeepers creepers! Basement Vodou. The stingray photobomb to end all stingray photobombs. Are you normal? Photographers Update: Eric Kruszewski‘s Cuba photos on ABC. Scott Suchman‘s shot is SPD’s Cover of the Day. Bryan …

Shot on RED: Acura and Mariano Rivera

June 25th, 2012

Four years ago, photographer Douglas Sonders stared his own production company, 8112 Studios. They originally offered basic video services to Douglas’ still clients, but over the years the studio has grown into a full fledged motion company producing commercials, music videos, corporate films, and documentaries. 8112 Studio has brought in large motion client base for Douglas with the studio’s latest job came from Tier10 Marketing: a …

Weekend Links 5/18/12

May 18th, 2012

Depressed copywriter. Instagraming in North Korea. Are Google glasses the next camera? House on fire. 70 ways to start page 1. John Waters, filmmaker, actor, artist and… hitch hiker? Real juice boxes. Who wouldn’t want vodka jelly in a caulk tube? 25 years of Eddie Adams Workshops. Liz Lemon’s hair. Photographers Update: Adam Voorhes‘ work chosen for American Photography 28. Chad Hurst shoots some coal …

Sunday Spotlight: 05/13/12

May 13th, 2012


Weekend Links 4/6/12

April 6th, 2012

50 things every creative should know. Silver & Light. Some people use their iPhone everywhere…and I mean everywhere. Fresh guacamole. 10 year old solves the Euro Crisis. 10 great TV spots directed by Wes Anderson. Famous people with cameras. Van Gogh’s sunflowers were mutants! How brands got their names. And now, a kitten terrified by a vacuum. Photographers Update: Austin Hargrave photographs the Dog Whisperer. …

Weekend Links 12/16/11

December 16th, 2011

And visions of sugar plums danced in their…glass. Best (or worst) Christmas decoration ever. I gave my kids a bad present. Analog Photoshop. Creepy hidden mother portraits. Photo taken 1 millisecond after detonation… Push up bras, not just for women anymore. Maybe one of these men could do the next push up ad? 84 years of Person of the Year. Photographer Updates: Stephanie Rau shoots …

Weekend Links 12/2/11

December 2nd, 2011

Bizarre and fascinating photos of tranquilized trophies. Beauty needs only one second. For sale: Canon EOS, only used underwater once, in the Pacific Ocean, for approximately one year. Finally! Something productive to do with my old VHS tapes… Unnecessary tool proves what we already know: celebrities are airbrushed. 10 Best Commercials of 2011. (Sorry December ads, the year is apparently over already!) Why professional photographers …

Weekend Links 10/28/11

October 28th, 2011

Awwccupy Wall Street, the cutest protesters you’ve ever seen. ‘Real Life’ angry birds. Common Apple, really? I feel like these were made just for me! When the crayfish whistles… iPhone camera comparisons. Watch out when you’re shooting in DC… Moneyface! Makeup for those with full body tattoos. Photographers Update: Don Hamerman featured on Time LightBox. Matthew Coughlin and the Las Vegas Extravaganza. David Torrence shoots …

Sunday Spotlight: 10/23/11

October 23rd, 2011

Gran Turismo

September 13th, 2011

Douglas Sonders is a lucky man. In addition to his numerous commercial and editorial clients, Douglas has lately been collecting some interesting side clients—wealthy individuals looking for unique, personal photography. Recently, one of these individuals offered Douglas the opportunity to photograph some very special cars. Douglas was hired by a car-collecting corporate client to fly down to Florida to shoot a couple of extremely limited …

Heartbreaks & Shattered Egos

August 16th, 2011

Recently, our photographer Alex Weltlinger came to me with a question, What do you when a client kills your campaign? After you’ve shot it no less? Alex had recently shot what he hoped to be a massive break. He considered it to be his most prestigious job to date. It was, of course, heartbreaking for him to hear that the entire campaign had been canceled, …