™ Announces New BetterWorkshops

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Comgination Online Learning and On-Location Wildlife Photography Adventures Begin January 2006., the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced the 2006 schedule of BetterWorkshops. BetterPhoto BetterWorkshops act like a mini-course on wildlife and nature photography. Before attendees meet on location, they are supplied with articles, links, a lesson, and an assignment in order to prepare for the shoot. During the shoot, participants learn more and have plenty of opportunities to put their photography lessons into practice. After the workshop, participants upload their favorite photos from the trip to be critiqued by the instructor.

The workshops are coordinated in partnership with Triple D Game Farm based in Kalispell, MT, whose trained and well-cared for wildlife models have appeared in a variety of publications, documentaries and other cinema productions. The workshops are open to both digital and film photographers, and offers photographers the chance to photograph wildlife models in an array of natural, beautiful settings.

Upcoming 3- and 6-day BetterWorkshops include:

  • Snow shoot: Siberian Tiger, Horses, and Ranchers (January 25, 28, February 6, 20)
  • California Wildlife, Day at the Ranch, and Yosemite (March 30)
  • Wildlife in Montana (May 19, 22, July 17, 20)
  • Summer Horse Roundup (August 14, 23)

Details on all BetterWorkshops can be accessed at

"Our BetterWorkshops are a new, fun approach to wildlife photography workshops," said Jim Miotke, President of "Our combination photography adventures provide both on-location excitement and online critiques of participants' work that continues the learning."

BetterPhoto's BetterWorkshops will be led by their team of instructors, seasoned and published professional photographers, including Jim Zuckerman, Peter Burian, Charlie Borland, Vik Orenstein, Kathleen Carr, and Jim Miotke, who also teach over 50 different online courses for brings together nearly 50,000 active members for learning, fun, and community. The site offers over 50 different online photography classes, taught by world-renowned, published authors; the Winter session begins on January 4, and students can still sign up. The monthly contest, considered the best on the web, brings in almost 20,000 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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