July 17, 2007 11:00 ET® Offers Two New Classes for August!

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwire - July 17, 2007) -, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced the addition of two fun new 4-Week classes to August's course schedule. Like all BetterPhoto courses, Online Auction Photo Basics and Digital Black and White Printing, will be taught by published, professional photographers. Photo assignments are personally critiqued by the instructor, giving students immediate feedback on their photography. Classes begin August 1st.

"Online Auction Photo Basics with Jenni Bidner is a class that many have been waiting for and George's new 4-Week course on black and white printing is bound to be a hit," said Jim Miotke, President and founder of "With these two new courses, August promises to be an action-packed month with students out in the sun having fun with their cameras!"

One of BetterPhoto's veteran photography instructors and Editorial Director of Shutterbug Magazine, George Schaub, provides valuable insight and experience to students in his online courses. Specifically, Digital Black and White Printing shows how to print digital masterpieces using the newest papers and latest software. And professional photographer and author, Jen Bidner, outlines how to take quality images of auction items in her new class, Online Auction Photo Basics. A perfect course for eBay enthusiasts!

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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