August 21, 2007 11:00 ET® Offers Two New Classes for September!

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwire - August 21, 2007) -, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced the addition of two sensational new 4-Week classes to the September course schedule. Like all BetterPhoto courses, "Learning Your Canon Digital SLR" and "Photoshop for Nature Photographers, Part 2," will be taught by published, professional photographers. Photo assignments are personally critiqued by the instructor, giving students immediate feedback on their photography. Classes begin September 5th.

"We're thrilled about Jim White's new camera course on the Canon SLRs. He's put together lessons that get right to the basics and will help anyone starting out with their first digital single lens reflex camera. And Ellen's new 'Part 2' course is great for the thousands of nature photographers in our midst," said Jim Miotke, President and founder of "These two awesome classes are great additions to our fall schedule."

Jim White, a widely published, professional photographer, gives workshops on digital photography and using digital SLR cameras. His new course at BetterPhoto, "Learning Your Digital SLR," is a perfect beginner level offering in which photography students can resolve their questions and practice essential photo techniques. Coauthor of "Photoshop CS3 for Nature Photographers: A Workshop in a Book," Ellen Anon's new course outlines a logical workflow to make impressive nature photos.

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.

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