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Erin Manning Professional Photographer, Author, Trainer and TV Personality
Erin Manning Erin Manning is a professional photographer, teacher and television personality living in Los Angeles, California. Television viewers know Erin best as the digital photography expert and host of HGTV-HD and DIY Network's Telly-award-winning TV series ‘The Whole Picture’. She has also appeared as the techno-lifestyle guru on ‘Enable Your Home’ and is author of Portrait and Candid Photography, published by Wiley. She helps people understand photography and technology by translating technical mumbo-jumbo into everyday words and by facilitating learning with a clear, friendly teaching style.

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.

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. She specializes in lifestyle imagery for clients such as AT&T, Bank of America, Disney, various lifestyle magazines, healthcare organizations and individuals. Erin spent several years honing her craft by working as a commercial, portrait, and stock photographer, as well as working for Getty Images, and completing a degree in Studio Art/Graphic Design from Loyola Marymount University.

Erin serves on the Board of Directors for the Digital Imaging Marketing Association and is a member of the Advertising Photographers of America, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, 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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Photography Seminar featuring Erin Manning
Tue. 10/19/10 Erin Manning Burbank CA L.A. Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel » Tickets »
Feature: Photography for Beginners

Kick start your photography career! Are you ready to finally take the plunge into studio lighting? Erin has a unique craft of turning technical mumbo jumbo into every day terms to teach practical photography techniques including camera operation, lighting and posing. This event will truly be hands-on allowing groups of attendees to get up close and personal with today’s most affordable constant lighting kits and ask all those questions you were afraid you might never get the answers to. As an added bonus, Erin will discuss how to utilize constant lighting and green screen technology to take your images and creativity to the next level. Bring your camera for a relaxed evening of hands-on training. Due to the hands on nature of this event, space is limited and available on a first-come, first serve basis.

Westcott Expert: Lighting Demonstrations

Great portraits begin with great lighting. Using real-world demonstrations, you’ll learn ways to ensure quality lighting for indoor and outdoor portraits. This session will cover popular lighting styles, correct light positioning, proper exposures and everything in between. Whether you’re working with studio strobes, constant lights or speedlites, you will learn techniques that will instantly improve your lighting skills both in the studio and on-location.

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