November 14, 2007 11:00 ET® Offers Great Opportunity for Photography Students!

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwire - November 14, 2007) -, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced a once in a lifetime opportunity for photography students to contribute photography anecdotes and photos to BetterPhoto president, Jim Miotke's, upcoming addition to his BetterPhoto Guide book series. The new book, titled, "The BetterPhoto Guide to Photographing Children," is the third in the series.

In the BetterPhoto book series, readers learn outstanding photography techniques that add tremendous value to their tool kit. With simple-to-follow instructions and plenty of stunning photographs to demonstrate learning objectives, readers have the opportunity to build their knowledge, skills and confidence. Jim makes learning photography fun, challenging and rewarding. The BetterPhoto Guide series is a "must-have" for budding and seasoned photographers, alike.

"Members of the BetterPhoto's Photographing Children photo club and students of our online photography courses are excited about this unique opportunity to have their short stories and beautiful images published," said Jim Miotke. "I'm delighted to be able share with the BetterPhoto community in this new way."

The global community of BetterPhoto is a constructive and fun environment for photographers on any budget. With his "give-first" philosophy, Jim and his team have created a place for people to meet, share their passion for picture-taking and feel a sense of 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 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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