Redmond, Washington (PRWEB) March 1, 2006
BetterPhoto.com™, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced that long-time instructor and nature photographer Tony Sweet has been named a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens. Tony will be profiled on Nikon.net during the month of March.
"I'm so thrilled that Tony is getting this recognition," said Jim Miotke, President of BetterPhoto.com. "Tony has taught almost 50 courses for BetterPhoto in the last four years, and his hundreds of students know that not only is he an amazing photographer, he is an amazing person as well."
Tony is the author of two books, Fine Art Nature Photography and Fine Art Flower Photography, and is a regular contributor to Shutterbug magazine and is currently teaching two courses for BetterPhoto in the Spring quarter (starting April 5): "Image Design: Revealing Your Personal Vision" and "Fine Art Flower Photography."
Since its inception in 2001, Nikon’s Legends Behind the Lens series has featured over 60 world-famous photographers on Nikon’s NikonNet.com website, and each month a new Legend is added to the site. These Legend's fields of specialization include travel, commercial/fashion, sports, nature/wildlife, photojournalism, weddings and portrait/family.
BetterPhoto.com is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2006. The site brings together over 50,000 active members for learning, fun, and community. The site offers over 50 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. The monthly BetterPhoto.com contest, considered the best on the web, brings in over 25,000 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. The site is celebrating its 10th anniversary throughout 2006.
For more information, visit the BetterPhoto website at http://www.betterphoto.com.