Ruston Artisans is offering a Camera Camp for 6th - 9th graders interested in learning or refining their photography skills. Our instructor is Bette Kauffman, an Artist, Professor Emerita of Communication & lifelong photographer. She taught photography, videography and visual communication at the college level for 40 years. She has won many photography awards, most recently "Best Photograph" in a national multi-media juried show at a gallery in Dallas, TX.


The class will be held on Tuesday's and Thursday's over three weeks beginning July 20, 2021 (July 20, 22, 27, 29 & August 3, 5) from 10 - 11:30 a.m. at Ruston Artisans, 203 W. Alabama Ave, Ruston, LA.


  • Participants will have classroom & practical application.
  • A minimum of 10 students is necessary for the class. Max is 18.
  • Participants must bring their own camera (can be a phone)
  • Parents must sign an approval form.
  • All participants will have their best photo matted by the instructor and have their work displayed at Ruston Artisans.


By attending this camp participants will learn:

  • Proper photo exposure
  • Photo composition
  • Create proper balance
  • Ensuring clarity
  • How to evaluate a photo


To Register: call 318-254-3322, email at, or online @rustonartisans

Camera Camp 2 - July/Aug 2021