Erin Manning is a professional photographer, author, educator, and media personality. Her clear, friendly teaching style helps people understand and enjoy photography and technology. Television viewers know Erin best as the digital photography expert and host of DIY Network’s Telly Award-winning TV series The Whole Picture. She is also author of Portrait and Candid Photography, and Make Money With Your Digital Photography published by John Wiley & Sons.
Erin first fell in love with photography at age seven when she discovered a book entitled The Family of Man. That early encounter with images of people from all over the world shaped the direction she was to take with her photography – capturing moments with and between people.
She spent several years working as a commercial, portrait and stock photographer, as well as completing a degree in Studio Art/Graphic Design from Loyola Marymount University. Whether in front of the camera or behind it, photography has always been a part of Erin’s life and synthesizes her experience and education in art, technology, and entertainment.
Erin serves on the Board of Directors for the Digital Imaging Marketing Association and is a member of the American Photographic Artists, Women in Photography International, and the Los Angeles Digital Imaging Group, whose purpose is dedicated to advancing the art and science of digital imaging.
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