REDMOND, Washington (PRWEB) February 16, 2006 –-
BetterPhoto.com, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced that Rob Sheppard, photographer, naturalist, and editor-in-chief of Outdoor Photographer and PCPhoto magazines will join the BetterPhoto instructor roster. Sheppard will teach "Impact in Your Photographs – The Wow Factor" beginning with the Spring quarter, which begins April 5.
"We're so thrilled to have Rob join our roster of published, well-known, and well-respected photographers," said Jim Miotke, President of BetterPhoto. "Not only is Rob a professional photographer and writer, he is also a wonderful instructor, and will be a great mentor to our photography students."
Sheppard's 8-week class will focus on how to shoot for impact and create images that grab viewers' attention, through learning how to best work with a camera and how to see new images. Sheppard, beyond his duties as editor of Outdoor Photographer and PCPhoto, has authored a number of books, including The National Geographic Field Guide to Photography: Digital and Adobe Camera Raw for Digital Photographers Only. He also writes a regular column, "Digital Horizons," for OP and is a frequent workshop instructor.
Sheppard's resume includes years of work as a naturalist, a photojournalist, a commercial photographer and video director/producer. He is a strong believer in the power of photography and in the potential of new technologies to bring to energy and life to visual imaging.
BetterPhoto.com 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 Spring session begins on April 5. The monthly BetterPhoto.com contest, considered the best on the web, brings in over 20,000 entries monthly, and awards winners in 10 categories.
BetterPhoto.com 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.