Erin Manning

Photographer, Author, Educator

Erin Manning

Photographer, Author, Educator
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Television viewers know Erin best as the photography expert and host of DIY Network’s Telly Award-winning TV series The Whole Picture. In addition to creating and hosting the syndicated Digital Photography 101 video series, she is the author of two photography books with Wiley and multiple online courses with and Creative Live. From her own line of educational photo-lighting products with FJ Westcott to lectures and workshops at sea with Crystal Cruises, she inspires her audience with creative ways to capture and share their stories.

Erin 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. She is passionate about helping people understand photography and technology and is known for her clear, friendly teaching style.



Choose from three hands-on sessions ranging from simple video editing to producing engaging marketing videos from your device.

Video marketing on social media can expand your brand visibility and increase your sales, but what if your budget is low and you have no video skills? Is it possible to create dynamic, professional-looking videos and graphics on your own? The answer is, yes! And it’s a lot faster and easier than you might think. Join photographer and media personality, Erin Manning, for three action-packed sessions on creating engaging graphics and marketing videos on a smartphone. From growing a business to launching an idea, or just gaining a following  – anything is possible once you learn how to create your own compelling content.

Sessions include:

  • LIGHTS, CAMERA, YOU’RE ON! – Equipment and accessories for shooting better images videos with a smartphone
  • EDITING IN iMOVIE iOS (iPHONES ONLY) – Production basics like lighting, shooting, and audio
  • CREATING GRAPHICS AND VIDEO FOR SOCIAL MEDIA (iPHONE OR ANDROID) – Editing and creating customized movies with graphics, music, and text

You’ll leave these sessions with the confidence and knowledge to immediately begin creating your own branded marketing videos and graphics, as well as using the best tools and techniques.