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Erin Manning is a professional photographer, author, educator, and media personality. Television viewers know Erin best as the digital photography expert and host of DIY Network’s Telly Award-winning TV series The Whole Picture. In addition to creating and hosting the popular Digital Photography 101 video series, she is the author of two books, Portrait and Candid Photography and Make Money with Your Digital Photography, both published by Wiley. She enjoys helping people understand photography and technology and is known for her clear, friendly teaching style.

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 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.

Preserving the memory of a great vacation

Preserving the memory of a great vacation

Follow these tips so you can hold onto your favorite vacation memories.


Do you have any exciting travel plans coming up this summer? Wherever you're headed, you'll probably be taking plenty of pictures as you go.

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Getting more out of your pictures

Getting more out of your pictures

I believe that anyone has the ability to learn how to take exceptional pictures. Use these tips to learn how! 


Whether you're capturing moments on vacation or at a holiday party, everyone can harness today's tools and equipment to take incredible pictures. Here is some invaluable wisdom on that matter:

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