REDMOND, Washington (PRWEB) December 20, 2006
Pulitzer prize-winning National Geographic photographer joins BetterPhoto.com's team of instructors.
BetterPhoto.com, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced that photo-journalist, Jay Dickman, will join its instructor roster in January. His course, The Art of Creating the Photo Story, begins January 3rd.
"We are incredibly fortunate to add Jay to our team of instructors," said Jim Miotke, President and founder of BetterPhoto, com. "His vast experience in the field of photojournalism makes him perfect for teaching one of our professional level courses and I'm certain our students will be delighted with his terrific course on creating a story with photographs!"
Winner of the World Press Golden Eye, Jay Dickman, has completed more than 25 assignments with the National Geographic. In addition, his work has been featured in LIFE, TIME, Conde Nast Traveler, American Way, Business Week, Fortune and many other magazines. His new course, The Art of Creating the Photo Story, will explore topics such as - the components of a successful photo story, "capturing the moment", and how to bring the story together with proper editing and perfect construction.
BetterPhoto brings together over 150,000 members from around the world for learning, fun, and community. The site offers over 80 courses on photography and Photoshop, taught by scores of published, professional photographers including Tony Sweet, Brenda Tharp, Jim Zuckerman, and Shutterbug editor George Schaub. Courses are offered every month. Sign up today to get your photos thoughtfully and promptly reviewed by professionals. 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.
For more information, visit the BetterPhoto website at http://www.betterphoto.com.