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The TakeGreatPictures.com logo. Click here to visit the TakeGreatPictures.com website! PRESS RELEASE: TakeGreatPictures.com Expands Resources To Inspire, Inform And Educate Photographers

Redesigned Website Brings Together Experts from Behind the Lens to Provide Advice for Those with an Interest in Photography Regardless of Picture Taking Experience

Woodbury, NY, May 31 --TakeGreatPictures.com, a website dedicated to inspiring, informing and educating the general public on topics related to photography, today announced the expansion of its educational resources for photographers. As a trusted information center for picture-taking tips, how-to articles, project ideas and more, the enhanced website will now bring the valuable insight of industry pros directly to photography enthusiasts on a daily basis.

Whether seeking camera buying tips or advice on shooting better travel photos, TakeGreatPictures now offers readers expansive photo tips and techniques from master photographers in addition to the latest on product news, photo events and popular artists. Enthusiasts will also find information on simple techniques to improve their snapshots, details on photo contests, photography book reviews and regular software tips. Visitors to TakeGreatPictures will not only find an online network to share their own images with other photography hobbyists but a community-based atmosphere from which to receive feedback and critiques of their images and projects. Articles will discuss core photographic topics as well as residual applications such as scrapbooking, album making, and print outputs.

“TakeGreatPictures.com has long been a trusted outlet for amateur photographers. Whether you rely on your camera phone, a point-and-shoot or have delved deeper into your passion with a DSLR, the information that we provide will help you take better pictures,” said Jerry Grossman, Executive Director of the PMDA and Editorial Director of TakeGreatPictures.com. “Whether readers are looking to take better pictures of their kids or make the most of a photo safari, the information, how-tos, and general advice from our experienced columnists will help them make the most of those snaps and most importantly have fun doing it.”

Key content additions now available on TakeGreatPictures will include regular contributions written by professionals who offer their unique insights to individuals seeking tips-of-the-trade on getting the most of their camera whether it is a point-and-shoot or a high-end DSLR.

Photography experts regularly contributing columns to TakeGreatPictures include:

  • Russell Burden -- An internationally published photographer, Burden’s commercial often shows up in magazines and advertisements around the world.

  • Ron Eggers - A senior editor with NewsWatch Feature Service, Eggers covers photography, digital imaging, computer technology and software applications for national consumer, trade, and technical publications

  • Mark Lapin -- A professional writer and avid amateur shutterbug, Lapin expertly writes about photographers and photo equipment and has published more than 100 articles on photography.

  • Bob Krist -- A well-known travel photographer who works regularly on assignment for magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian and Islands, Krist has shot on all seven continents.

  • Gabby Salazar - A 23 year-old photographer from Greensboro, North Carolina who was named BBC Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year and won Nature's Best Photography magazine’s Youth Category in 2002.

  • Jon Sienkiewicz -- A contributing editor at Digital Photo, Outdoor Photographer and Digital Photo Pro as well as a freelance journalist and frequent contributor to a wide variety of business, photo and consumer publications, Sienkiewicz is a season photographer writer with extensive educational experience.

  • Frank Veronsky - An editorial and commercial photographer for over 20 years, Veronsky specializes in photographing people, portraits, fashion, and has worked for some of the most well-respected print publications in the country.

About TakeGreatPictures.com
TakeGreatPictures.com is an online resource created to help American consumers find meaningful ways to incorporate photography into many aspects of their everyday lives, while helping them to make intelligent decisions about buying new cameras and accessories. The website is designed to provide helpful tips that will inspire, inform and educate on topics related to photography. TakeGreatPictures experts are also available to offer information or provide source material for interested media.

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(First posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 12:53 EDT)

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