Photos by Jim: About Jim

Portrait: Jim  MiotkeJim Miotke is the author of the bestselling BetterPhoto guidebook series - Digital Photography, Digital Nature Photography, and Photographing Children, as well as two award-winning DVDs.

In 1996, Jim founded BetterPhoto.com, the world-leader in online photographic education now featuring superior online photography classes where you get helpful and encouraging feedback on your photos.

Jim reaches over 5 million photographers every year and loves to share what he has learned in an effort to encourage people around the world to say "YES!" to their creative dreams.

The site has been honored to receive awards and recognition from such prestigious publications as CNN Headline News and U.S. News and World Report, among many others.

Before developing BetterPhoto.com, Jim ran a photography business in California and Washington that specialized in weddings and portraiture.