June 06, 2007 11:00 ET® Offers Two New Classes for June!

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwire - June 6, 2007) -, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced the addition of two new 4-Week classes to the June course schedule. Like all BetterPhoto courses, "Landscape Essentials" and "Techniques of Natural Light Photography," will be taught by published, professional photographers. Photo assignments are personally critiqued by the instructor, giving students immediate feedback on their photography. Classes begin June 6th. There is still plenty of time to enroll.

"Nature and lighting are both very popular subjects at our online digital photography school. We find that our students gravitate to courses that spark their creativity and spur them to greater heights in their photography," said Jim Miotke, President and founder of "And with veteran instructors such as William Neill and Jim Zuckerman teaching these new classes, we expect very high enrollment."

William Neil, award-winning landscape photographer, Outdoor Photographer columnist, and resident of Yosemite teaches "Landscape Essentials." This 4-Week course details how quality of light, image design and emotional content draw people to the artistry of photographic images. Author of 12 books including "Digital Effects" and "Perfect Exposure," Jim Zuckerman, is an accomplished photographer with images shown throughout the world. Taught by Zuckerman, "Techniques of Natural Light Photography" examines the skills of low-angled sunlight, moody light, backlight, and window light photography.

BetterPhoto brings together over 150,000 members from around the world for learning, fun, and community. The site offers over 100 courses on photography and Photoshop, taught by scores of 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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