About The Photographer
Josh Manwaring has been taking photographs for more than 20 years, starting his career in his home state of Michigan. He studied photography at the Media Institute in Lansing, Michigan, an intensive program where students train in the art of Portraiture, Photojournalism and Commercial Photography. He was also photo editor of the college newspaper The Lookout while attending school.
Josh has spent most of his career in portraiture, working for portrait studios in Lansing, MI, Honolulu, HI, and Scottsdale, AZ and with Yuen Lui Studios in Seattle and later at J & E Photography Studio in the old Dockton Store on Vashon island which he owned with his partner and island photographer, Erin Hogan. He enjoys photographing family portraits, weddings, high school seniors and sports. Josh has also worked for many corporate clients including Overlake Medical Center, Arizona Business magazine, AAA of Michigan, National Association of School Boards, Michigan Association of School Boards, the Westin Hotel, Marine Animal Resource Center of Seattle and many others. He has also photographed politicians and professional athletes..