Erin Manning http://erinmanning.com Photography Made Simple Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:46:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 How to Take Great Vacation Photoshttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-take-great-vacation-photos/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-take-great-vacation-photos/#comments Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:00:20 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1086 Are your vacation photos looking a little…blah? Are people falling asleep during your slideshows? Help is on the way! I have some tips and techniques for capturing memorable family vacation photos, whether you have a DSLR, compact camera, or smartphone. 1. Stay in the shade. Take beautiful pictures in the middle of a bright, sunny […]

The post How to Take Great Vacation Photos appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-take-great-vacation-photos/feed/ 0
Better Holiday Photoshttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/better-holiday-photos/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/better-holiday-photos/#comments Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:10:27 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=6583 A fun Christmas Day special where I share holiday photo tips with my favorite host, Dave Price.

The post Better Holiday Photos appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/better-holiday-photos/feed/ 0
Architectural Photographyhttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/architectural-photography/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/architectural-photography/#comments Sun, 10 Nov 2013 00:32:09 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=6554 Capture the unique details that make each architectural structure one-of-a-kind.

The post Architectural Photography appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/architectural-photography/feed/ 0
Photographing Fall Foliagehttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/photographing-fall-foliage/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/photographing-fall-foliage/#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 09:58:50 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=6543 Compose and capture vibrant color in all its glory.

The post Photographing Fall Foliage appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/photographing-fall-foliage/feed/ 0
The Winners of my “Inspiration Quote” Contesthttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/the-winners-of-my-inspiration-quote-contest/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/the-winners-of-my-inspiration-quote-contest/#comments Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:01:15 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=6505 Thank you to everyone who watched, listened, learned, chatted, Facebooked, and tweeted during my Digital Photography 101 course on creativeLIVE October 25-27. It was such a wonderful experience! I really appreciate all of the “Twitter Love” that you gave me by tweeting inspirational quotes, or light bulb moments you had because of the course. My […]

The post The Winners of my “Inspiration Quote” Contest appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/the-winners-of-my-inspiration-quote-contest/feed/ 2
Enter my “Inspiration Quote” Contest!http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/enter-my-inspiration-quote-contest/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/enter-my-inspiration-quote-contest/#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2013 05:41:43 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=6471 I’m really excited to be teaching Digital Photography 101 on creativeLIVE! Thanks to my kind and generous sponsors, if you’re watching, listening, and learning during the course you’re eligible to win some very cool (and valuable) photo prizes. All you have to do is follow me on Twitter and LIKE me on Facebook. Tweet an […]

The post Enter my “Inspiration Quote” Contest! appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/enter-my-inspiration-quote-contest/feed/ 34
Get Rid of that Pesky Red-Eye!http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/get-rid-of-that-pesky-red-eye/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/get-rid-of-that-pesky-red-eye/#comments Sat, 19 Oct 2013 04:10:11 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=6387 Ever wonder why your low light photos have that red-eyed monster look? You’re not alone. Watch this video to find out how to avoid and eliminate this pesky problem.

The post Get Rid of that Pesky Red-Eye! appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/get-rid-of-that-pesky-red-eye/feed/ 0
7 Tips for Better Photos – A Foldable Pocket Guidehttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/7-tips-for-better-photos-a-pocket-guide-for-people-on-the-go/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/7-tips-for-better-photos-a-pocket-guide-for-people-on-the-go/#comments Sun, 06 Oct 2013 08:05:21 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=6372 Download it here! My foldable Pocket Guide has 7 photo tips to help you take better photos. Click HERE to download

The post 7 Tips for Better Photos – A Foldable Pocket Guide appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/7-tips-for-better-photos-a-pocket-guide-for-people-on-the-go/feed/ 0
Visual Storytellinghttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/visual-storytelling/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/visual-storytelling/#comments Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:37:11 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=6304 Have you ever been a captive viewer of a boring family vacation slideshow? Or wished your own album and or slideshow had a little more zing? It’s possible to create visual interest in your photographs just by using a proven technique, story telling. Story telling is a natural way of communicating that has a long […]

The post Visual Storytelling appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/visual-storytelling/feed/ 0
Restoring Old Photoshttp://erinmanning.com/articles/restoring-old-photos/ http://erinmanning.com/articles/restoring-old-photos/#comments Sat, 24 Aug 2013 07:37:16 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=755 If you’ve been keeping your old photos in a shoebox, album, or even a frame, there is a good chance your precious heirlooms are faded and damaged. Sound terrible? Help is on the way.

The post Restoring Old Photos appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/articles/restoring-old-photos/feed/ 0
Capture Your Social Lifehttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/capture-your-social-life/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/capture-your-social-life/#comments Mon, 05 Aug 2013 09:15:39 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/?p=5503 If you’re like me, you probably want to make your photos and videos look their best before you post them for everyone to see – so I thought I’d share my top four (4) secrets for capturing great shots. SanDisk – Capture Your Social Life from Erin Manning on Vimeo.

The post Capture Your Social Life appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/capture-your-social-life/feed/ 0
Macro Photography Tipshttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/macro-photography-tips/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/macro-photography-tips/#comments Sat, 06 Jul 2013 00:35:04 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1436 The art of photographing things extremely close-up is called macro photography. From flowers and insects, baby’s fingers and toes, to coins and collectables and everyday household items—macro photography uncovers a whole new world of photo possibilities. Whether you’re shooting with a compact camera or a DSLR, there are settings, lenses, and other accessories to consider […]

The post Macro Photography Tips appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/macro-photography-tips/feed/ 1
Natural Light Basicshttp://erinmanning.com/videos/natural-light-basics/ http://erinmanning.com/videos/natural-light-basics/#comments Thu, 13 Jun 2013 21:52:28 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1418 I’m excited to share this with you – my first course with the fabulous online-training site, at Lynda.com! This course is geared towards the photo-beginner and provides some super simple ways to create beautiful photos in natural light. Whether you’re just starting out in photography or simply brushing up on your natural light shooting skills, […]

The post Natural Light Basics appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/videos/natural-light-basics/feed/ 0
Graduation Party Funhttp://erinmanning.com/videos/graduation-party-fun/ http://erinmanning.com/videos/graduation-party-fun/#comments Tue, 26 Mar 2013 01:37:57 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1393 Here’s a great idea to liven up any party or event – shoot pictures on green screen! You can set up the easy-to-use green screen backdrop virtually anywhere, then just pop them into the included Photo Illusions software for instant composite photos. Fast, fun, and affordable – your party will be a hit! Here are […]

The post Graduation Party Fun appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/videos/graduation-party-fun/feed/ 0
Capture the Actionhttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/capture-the-action-2/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/capture-the-action-2/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2013 04:51:10 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1391 Learn how to photograph action sports shots of your family using a fast shutter speed, good lighting, and the right background. I’ll also show you how the right memory card is super important when capturing the action. Read more about it on the SanDisk website.

The post Capture the Action appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/capture-the-action-2/feed/ 0
How to Take Better Baby Photoshttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-take-better-baby-photos/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-take-better-baby-photos/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2013 04:38:31 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1385 Check out these tips for capturing better baby photographs! I’ll show you how to set the scene for beautiful images, how to capture close-up images, and I’ll share information about using the right memory card in your camera so you never miss a shot.

The post How to Take Better Baby Photos appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-take-better-baby-photos/feed/ 0
How to Create Art Prints at Homehttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-create-art-prints-at-home/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-create-art-prints-at-home/#comments Mon, 08 Oct 2012 22:53:29 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1332 Here are some easy ways to print and showcase your own art prints!

The post How to Create Art Prints at Home appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/how-to-create-art-prints-at-home/feed/ 0
Vacation Photo Tipshttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/vacation-photo-tips/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/vacation-photo-tips/#comments Sun, 26 Aug 2012 21:22:08 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1327 This video helps de-mystify a very important tool for capturing great photos and video – the memory card!

The post Vacation Photo Tips appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/vacation-photo-tips/feed/ 0
Outdoor Portraiturehttp://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/outdoor-portraiture-part-1/ http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/outdoor-portraiture-part-1/#comments Wed, 09 May 2012 05:00:02 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1322 The very first episode on The Whole Picture.

The post Outdoor Portraiture appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/photo-techniques/outdoor-portraiture-part-1/feed/ 0
Assembling a Lighting Kithttp://erinmanning.com/videos/assembling-the-home-studio-lighting-kit/ http://erinmanning.com/videos/assembling-the-home-studio-lighting-kit/#comments Mon, 30 Apr 2012 18:33:26 +0000 http://erinmanning.com/blog/?p=1315 A quick tutorial on assembling the Home Studio Lighting Kit. It’s easy!

The post Assembling a Lighting Kit appeared first on Erin Manning.

]]>
http://erinmanning.com/videos/assembling-the-home-studio-lighting-kit/feed/ 0