(PRWEB) August 1, 2005
REDMOND, Washington Â August 1, 2005 Â BetterPhoto.com, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced that President Jim Miotke's new book, The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography, is now available from the BetterPhoto.com website, and from amazon.com.
Digital cameras are becoming ubiquitous Â but for the millions who are buying these hot tech toys, many are not getting the most out of their purchase. The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography, Jim's second book with the Amphoto imprint, seeks to demystify the digital world. The hands-on, lesson-based book gives readers the tools they need to create great pictures, with step-by-step tutorials in getting bright, crisp pictures from their cameras, every time.
"My goal at BetterPhoto has always been to help people improve their photography skills and have fun," said Jim Miotke. "In my new book, I want to help make digital cameras less intimidating and more intuitive, so people can relax and have fun with their shooting."
Jim Miotke is also the author of The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Taking Great Photos and stars in a DVD, Digital Photography Unleashed: Capturing Wildly Great Pictures.
In addition to authoring books and DVDs, Jim runs BetterPhoto.com, an educational resource for photographers, featuring more than 50 different online photography courses taught by 22 seasoned and published professional photographers including Bryan Peterson, Jim Zuckerman, Tony Sweet, and Brenda Tharp. These affordable eight-week photography classes are designed to be accessed online and include helpful lessons, motivating photo assignments, insightful photo critiques and one-on-one mentoring. Summer quarter courses range from "Photographing Children" with Vik Orenstein to "Photoshop for Photographers" with Kathleen Carr, "Digital Workout #1: Beginning Digital Photography" with Susan and Neil Silverman and "Photojournalism: Telling the Story in Pictures" with David Bathgate.
BetterPhoto.comÂ 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, BetterPhoto.com 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 http://www.betterphoto.com.