About the Photographer

With more then 35 years of award winning photography Emanuele is most qualified to capture your once in a lifetime memories. Is it your wedding? Perhaps a Sweet 16 or Quinceanera or your business needs new photos for your website or advertising. Whatever your needs photography Emanuele will take the time to find out what you’re looking for and will exceed your expectations.


Winner of The Fassbender Award, Telly Award, Communicator Award,  Emanuele “Manny” Pontoriero started his career as an apprentice. After 3 years he became a full time professional photographer
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

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 and Jewish weddings he has photographed Italian, Greek, Croatian, Cuban, Polish, Korean, Chinese, Iranian, Ethiopian and many other ethnic weddings.

Although much 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.
He is Co-owner of Get The Picture DVDs which are the popular instructional DVDs that teach photography and are sold on Amazon and streaning on Udemy.com.
He was a frequent guest on Studio 10, a Tampa morning TV show.

“When you love what you do you never have to worry about going to work”