August 02, 2007 11:00 ET™ Announces Photo Contest for 3rd Annual BetterPhoto Summit in September!

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwire - August 2, 2007) -, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced they will award a free trip to the 3rd Annual Photography Summit to be held on September 29th and 30th in Chicago. The winner of the special photography contest will receive free admission to the Summit, airfare (up to $300) and two nights lodging (up to $300). In addition to the Grand Prize Trip, prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Summit attendees may enter one photo per day until Sept 15th. Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to learn photography and be inspired by the professional photographers that teach BetterPhoto's online digital photography courses. Contest winners will be announced at the Summit!

"We are excited about being in Chicago this year! This world-class city, filled with amazing works of art, provides great possibilities for attendees to practice the creative photography techniques taught at the Summit!" said Jim Miotke, President and founder of "The Summit promises to be an event loaded with fun-filled surprises. Come expand and express your photographic talents!"

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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 web hosting 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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