What is Two Mann U?

2MU is all about uncovering what’s really holding you and your photography back from reaching that next level. Sometimes it’s technical, but usually it’s something much deeper lurking beneath the surface.

3 month semester program

2MU Metanoia

Ready for the next level? Metanoia is a no-bullshit, semester-long mentorship that pulls back the veil on everything. And we mean everything.

free workshop

Meet the Dark Side

Join us for an en–LIGHT–ening look at the way we see and use light to create captivating imagery. Learn to see things in a whole new light, and reimagine the possibilities.

free workshop

F*ck the Rules of Composition

Learn how and why we break the rules of composition with wild abandon.


Catching Moments & Posing Portraits

Hey, photographers! It’s time to stop saying you’re a Queer Ally and start being one. Watch Hank do a live audit of the Two Mann website, debunk your assumptions, and answer all of your burning (and sometimes awkward) questions.

Why Two
Mann U?


No bullshit

An honest-to-god account of what it’s like to be a working wedding photographer. Behind the scenes like you’ve never seen it before.


Real change

You will never see the world the same way again. You’ll never photograph the world the same way again.


Gold standard

The highest, gold-level standard of photography education on the planet.

Two Mann, Two Sense,
every week

Every Tuesday you will receive an assortment of bite-sized tips, quotes, musings, stories, recommendations, and other spicy rumination about photography, entrepreneurship, creativity, life, and so much more.

Erika and Lanny empower so many photographers and artists”

Mary Reeder Aulick

Dramatic internal changes.”

Andrew Alwert

Transformative for my craft, my business, and who I am as a person.

Anonymous student

Blog for Photographers

Blog for

This is a brand new blog, just for photographers, where we share all kinds of things about all kinds of stuff.

  • My Encounter with a Black Bear

    A few years ago I came face-to-face with a large black bear on a run. As I came around a corner, the sight of her made me immediately stop. Then she stopped, turned her head over her right shoulder, and looked at me. She stood tentatively, weight on her back […]

  • Four Broken Camera and Beautiful Chaos

    We broke four cameras at this wedding. 😱 And it was completely worth it. Words I doubt you’d expect to hear from me. Seriously, by the end of Mariana and Paúl’s ceremony on the beach, only one of our four cameras was still semi-functioning–barely. 😱 The other three were completely […]

  • My Favourite Failures, Lesson Four

    I could keep going on and on about my failures. In fact, this entire weekly email subscription you’ve signed up for could be just about failures. Failed photos, failed business decisions. Failed relationships. Failing to be patient with Lanny or our kids. Big failures. Little failures. Failure will inevitably come […]

We know our shit.

Photography is our career. Education is our calling.






Hours of Teaching

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with us?