6709 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | (941) 896-9921 | Mon-Fri 10am-6pm & Sat 10am-2pm

jpi Infocus classes

Johnson PhotoImaging has been at the forefront with its photo education programs in Manatee County since 1999. We offer targeted workshops and classes that take photographic efforts to the next level, whether a beginner or an advanced photographer.

Our instructors are professional in the topics they teach and are up-to-date with the latest industry equipment and techniques. Lifelong hobbies have been established, and careers have been launched from our educational programs.

Make sure to sign up on our e-mail list to get the latest updates.

As a reminder, under the current public health situation, if you have special health conditions or have concerns with any class, please contact the store at (941) 896-9921 about options that may be available to you. Store hours are from 10 AM to 6 PM Monday through Friday and 10 AM to 2 PM Saturday. You can also send an e-mail to store@jphphoto.com.

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Call JPI to check for availability (941) 896.9921.

upcoming Classes & Events
In-Store & Online

From JPI InFocus

1
Jan
$100
Camera Menus and Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging
Saturday, January 1, 2022
at
10:00 am
Multiple Classes in
January
Camera Menus and Photography Tutorial is a private lesson with a photo instructor. You'll receive guidance through your Mirrorless, D-SLR, or other advanced camera's primary menu and button controls and operations. What to expect: The instructor will cover exposure, focusing, scene settings, and shooting modes and share practical tips.
1
Jan
$100
Lightroom Sessions - Edits and Catalogs
Johnson PhotoImaging
Saturday, January 1, 2022
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10:43 am
Multiple Classes in
January
There are scores of videos online about Lightroom, a powerful tool for the photographer. It is an organizer, editor and can output creative works in a myriad of ways. However, if you are looking for more of a personal guide to Lightroom Classic, join Mike Faron as he demonstrates editing techniques and cataloging management. Mike provides an individual training session customized to your learning needs.
1
Jan
$100
Photoshop - Editing and Creative Sessions
Johnson PhotoImaging
Saturday, January 1, 2022
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5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
January
If you are looking for more of a personal guide to Photoshop, you can join Mike for a creative editing session. He provides one-on-one guidance through many topics like - image compositing, color corrections, working in layers, digital asset management, advanced operations, selection tools, basic editing settings, and much more. Although this usually is for 1-hour, extra time is available at the hourly rate.
20
Jan
FREE
Low Light Photo Group Meeting
Online
Thursday, January 20, 2022
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7:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
January
The Low Light Photo will be meeting on January 20th at 7 PM. The meeting will be an online session. The meeting is online via Zoom. However, you can choose to meet in person at Johnson PhotoImaging. Seating is limited. When the seats are filled, only virtual spots will be available.
22
Jan
FREE
Sigma Demo, Photo Walk and Review
Multiple Locations - Click Link for Details
Saturday, January 22, 2022
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7:00 am
Multiple Classes in
January
Join JPI for a Sigma All Day Demo on Friday, January 21st. Then on Saturday at 7:00 AM, join Sigma Specialist Brett Wells at Robinson Preserve. Brett will have loaner Sigma lenses available for you to use. After the Photo Walk, Brett will hold a Photo Review on Saturday, at 11 AM. Fee: FREE - Be sure to RSVP to receive last-minute updates for the Photo Walk.
29
Jan
FREE
Canon Demo and Photo Walk
Multiple Locations - Click the link for details
Saturday, January 29, 2022
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7:00 am
Multiple Classes in
January
Attention Canon EOS Mirrorless Users! Jeff Leimbach, Canon Specialist, and Instructor will be at Johnson PhotoImaging for two days. He will be doing in-store demos only on Friday, Jan. 28th. The Photo Walk and Review is on Saturday, Jan. 29th.
30
Jan
FREE
Photo Walk at Bok Tower
Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, FL
Sunday, January 30, 2022
at
10:00 am
Multiple Classes in
January
Foto Dono is heading out on the road to photograph Bok Tower Gardens on a Sunday morning. The trip is a self-assignment photo field trip. You are welcome to join him as he explores and captures macro and landscape photos. The journey is rain or shine, so come prepared. Transportation and entrance fees are not included.
1
Feb
$100
Camera Menus and Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
at
6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
Camera Menus and Photography Tutorial is a private lesson with a photo instructor. You'll receive guidance through your Mirrorless, D-SLR, or other advanced camera's primary menu & button controls and operations. What to expect: The instructor will cover exposure, focusing, scene settings, and shooting modes and share practical tips.
2
Feb
$75
Camera Basics
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
Camera Basics is a class designed for new camera owners, specifically for D-SLRs or Mirrorless systems. Topics that will be covered: • Exposure • Composition • Use of Lenses • Subject Development • Creative Thinking • Menu Navigation • Maintenance. Free with a camera purchase from JPI. If you have a free ticket or gift card, please call JPI at (941) 896-9921 to RSVP for your spot.
3
Feb
$75
Lightroom Classic Basics
At Johnson PhotoImaging
Thursday, February 3, 2022
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5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
Lightroom Basics is a two-hour session delving into Lightroom Classic topics of catalogs, basic edits, digital image management, importing and exporting, and more. Please bring your laptop with Lightroom already installed as JPI's graphic artist, Mike Faron, leads you through some of his favorite tips and tricks.
5
Feb
$150
Boudoir Photography with Billy D
Johnson PhotoImaging
Saturday, February 5, 2022
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2:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
JPI is proud to welcome the award-winning photographer Billy Dzwonkowski to JPI for a unique photography workshop in Boudoir Photography. Join Billy in the studio as he guides you through camera settings and lighting techniques to create a study in intimate fine portraiture. The fee also includes shooting time with a model to practice what they learned.
9
Feb
$75
Beyond Camera Basics
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
We are exploring beyond the camera buttons and into the craft of photography. Leaving the Automatic Zone but still need help navigating the photographer's road rules. Join Foto Dono as he guides you through manual settings and working with the exposure triangle (ISO • Aperture • Shutter). What will be covered: Exposure Settings • Depth of Field • Freezing and Blurring Motion • Use of Lenses • Subject Development • Creative Thinking • Lighting your subject • Expansion & Compression.
12
Feb
FREE
Sony Demo and Photo Walk
Multiple Locations - Click Link for Details
Saturday, February 12, 2022
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7:00 am
Multiple Classes in
February
Attention Sony Mirrorless Users! Ranieri Palavacini, Sony Specialist, and Instructor will be at Johnson PhotoImaging for two days. He will be doing in-store demos only on Friday, February 11th. On Saturday, February 12th will be a Photo Walk at Robinson Preserve. Fee: FREE - Be sure to RSVP to receive last-minute updates for the Photo Walk.
12
Feb
FREE
Sunset Under The Pier
Venice Fishing Pier
Saturday, February 12, 2022
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5:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
Join Foto Dono as he attempts to photograph the sun setting from underneath the fishing pier in Venice. You can photograph the Sun setting underneath the Venice Fishing Pier only during certain days of the year. Around 6:18 PM, from February 10th to the 12th, you can stand directly under the pier and watch the sunset straight down the middle. Depending on the weather, of course.
16
Feb
$75
Light Basics - Working with Flash
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
This class will teach the fundamentals of using available light and light modifiers in various photographic situations. What will be covered: • Using the Flash • Using Natural Light • Lighting, your subject • Exposure Settings • Composition • Creative Thinking • Light Modifiers • Expansion & Compression.
23
Feb
$75
Understanding Landscape Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
The class is for anyone who seeks to improve their skills in photographing landscapes. We will discuss camera equipment, planning out locations, explain the depth of field, and cover exposure settings. Also, you will learn basic compositional techniques you can apply to improve your photos. The course includes handouts, simple photo editing techniques, and numerous real-life examples.
28
Feb
$300
A Complete Guide to Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging - 4 Sessions
Monday, February 28, 2022
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
The class is an 8-hour photography course, spread over four days and designed to improve your skillset to impress your friends and family. You will understand how a camera works and learn to take better photos with family, landscapes, wildlife, and much more. You'll learn basic editing, composition, and lighting. If you own a new DSLR or Mirrorless camera or thinking of upgrading, this class is for you. Save $50 when you purchase a camera from JPI. There are four sessions once a day starting Feb 28th.

upcoming Classes & Events

From JPI InFocus

about our classes

Scheduled Events

Dates & times posted in print and online are subject to change. JPI reserves the right to reschedule any event or program.

Registration

Click on the link in the Class Description section and register via Eventbrite. Registration is also available by calling the store at (941) 896-9921. All educational program fees are due upon registration. If you have a JPI gift card or a free class voucher, please call JPI to register.

Refunds

There are no refunds. Outside events are rain or shine.

Online Class Durations

The class duration may vary from the designated time, depending on group size and involvement. Each class has an active participation element. The goal is for everyone to learn, create, and enjoy. All are scheduled to begin at the start times listed on the individual event page. Please be prepared 15 to 10 minutes early before the online session starts to ensure the best educational experience.

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