October 16, 2007 11:00 ET® Offers Great New Course, "Making Masterpieces With Corel Painter!"

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) -, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced the addition of a new and improved 4-Week photography course just in time for the Fall schedule. "Making Masterpieces with Corel Painter" is taught by veteran, professional photographer, Jim Zuckerman. Photography course assignments for all BetterPhoto classes are personally critiqued by the instructor, with immediate, honest and supportive feedback. The next course session begins November 7th.

"Corel Painter is a popular tool for photographers and this course, taught by one of our most sought-after instructors, Jim Zuckerman, is already a big draw," said Jim Miotke, President and founder of "For new artful techniques to enhance your best images, I highly recommend this fun, innovative photo course."

Jim Zuckerman is well known for his international wildlife and nature photography. His images have been sold and displayed in more than 30 countries, in numerous magazines, calendars, brochures and advertisements. Several of his outstanding photography books can be found in BetterPhoto's online photography store. Jim generously shares his lifetime passion, digital photography, in his courses at

BetterPhoto brings together photography enthusiasts from around the globe. The site offers over 100 courses on photography and Photoshop, taught by published, professional photographers including Tony Sweet, Brenda Tharp, Jim Zuckerman, Outdoor Photographer editor Rob Sheppard, and Shutterbug editor George Schaub. Courses are offered every month. The monthly contest, considered the best on the web, brings in over 25,000 entries monthly, and awards winners in 10 categories.

About is the worldwide leader in online photography education, offering an approachable resource for photographers who want to improve their skills, share their photos, and learn more about the art and technique of photography. Headquartered in Redmond, WA, is a fun, approachable community, offering online photography courses led by highly respected and published professional photographers, who act as mentors. BetterPhoto also offers a range of gallery and photo sharing options that are easy to use and powerfully customizable, and offers a rich community experience and the best photo contests on the web.

For more information, visit the BetterPhoto website at

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