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Ed Ruth Photography Instructor
Bakersfield California

Camera Classes in Bakersfield, California

Ed Ruth provides photography and Photoshop classes to individuals or groups in Bakersfield, California.

Text me: 661-303-9210 or email: (

Texting works best…

Any camera, every lens, I teach it!

I also write Kindle books about Photography

All camera or Photoshop classes are designed to meet your needs. All student information is strictly private. Up to two students may attend a one-to-one camera class. I am also available as a lecturer for camera clubs or educational institutions. My work includes both graphic art and photography. All photographs and illustrations in this website are my work. I am local to Bakersfield. Text me at: 661-303-9210


Photograph of a train as seen from an overpass

Photography is a blend of art and science. It really, really helps to know something of both.

Your Instructor

Photograph of Ed Ruth, the photography teacher

You will be able to look your camera in the eye and see an equal.

Contact me using: or text: 661-303-9210 in Bakersfield, California


Illustration of a theoretical histogram

The science of photography isn’t particularly difficult but there is a lot of it. The instructor’s job is to teach you what you need to know to be successful.

Your Instructor…

My photography classes last about four hours. I often teach at a coffee shop in downtown Bakersfield or as arranged. For individual classes, bring a friend.

Be certain your camera has a fully charged battery and memory card for class. Class can be really dull without a working camera.

I also teach Introduction to Photoshop CC, ON1, and DxO PhotoLab 6. All photographs and illustrations in my Kindle books and web pages were created by Ed Ruth.

Class cost is $200 for up to two people and lasts about four hours or until ALL your questions are answered…
A bargain! About ten times less expensive per day than a plumber!

Photography can be fun, profitable, creative, and technically superior at the same time. Contact me for a custom one-to-one camera class in Bakersfield, California. Please text me at: 661-303-9210 (preferred) or email me using: for an appointment.

I am not responsible for images used online or within books published in violation of copyright law or published or sold without my direct and written approval.

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