Emanuel Pontoriero

Professional Photographer

Winner of The Fassbender Award, Telly Award, Communicator Award,  

​Emanuele "Manny" Pontoriero started his career as an apprentice. 

Throughout his career he has been a member of the:

Professional Photographers of New Jersey

Professional Photographers of North Eastern Pennsylvania

Professional photographers of Greater New York

Professional Photographers of America

He was Print Chairman for the Bergen, Passaic, Hudson chapter of the Professional Photographers Association of New Jersey for 3 years.

Averaging about 45 weddings a year and traveling to New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, Manny has photographed over 2,000 weddings. Besides the hundreds of Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu , weddings he has photographed Italian, Greek, Croatian, Cuban, Polish, Korean, Chinese, Iranian, Ethiopian and many other ethnic weddings. 

Although most of the photography revolves around weddings and portraits Manny also does commercial photography. He has done photography for;

Unelever Brothers (North Bergen, N.J.)

Florida Medical Clinic

Prudential Securities (New York City)

Prudential Bache (United Kingdom)

Seamans (Orlando)

YKK Zippers (New Jersey)

Johnson and Whales University (Florida)

Rasmussen College

When not taking photos he is lecturing and teaching photography. He has lectured at the P.P.A.N.J and B and H Photo Video in New York City. Has been on the Advisory Board for the Photography Dept. of St. Petersburg College in Clearwater, Florida.

He is Co-owner of Get The Picture DVDs which are the popular instructional DVDs that teach photography and are sold on Amazon and streaming on Simliv.com

He was a frequent guest on Studio 10, a Tampa morning TV show.

"When you love photography every moment is worthy of a great photo"


Courses from Emanuel Pontoriero