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Johnson PhotoImaging has been at the forefront with its photo education programs in Manatee County for 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 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 concerns, 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 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 2pm Saturday. You can also send an email to store@jphphoto.com.

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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.

Refunds

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

As a reminder, under the current public health concerns, 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.

Online Class Durations

Class durations may vary from the designated time, depending on group size and involvement. Each class has an active participation element and expects full interaction with each student. The goal is for everyone to learn, create, and enjoy. All classes and events are scheduled to begin at the start times listed on the individual event page. To ensure the best educational experience, please be prepared 15 to 10 minutes early before the online session starts.

Upcoming InFocus Online Schedule (At a Glance) - For details on these upcoming events click on the links or scroll down.

WEEKLY WEBINARS

Online Photoshop and Lightroom Lessons - Available from Tuesday to Friday starting at 5:00 PM - Fee $90

Private Online Photography and Camera Lessons - Available from Tuesday to Friday starting at 6:30 PM - Fee $90

ONLINE PHOTO AND CAMERA CLASSES

Camera Basics - Online - July 8th at 6:30 PM $75

Beyond Camera Basics - Online - July 15th at 6:30 PM $75

Light Basics - Working with Flash - Online - July 22nd at 6:30 PM $75

SPECIAL ONLINE EVENTS

• Nikon Online Demo with Capture One - July 14th at 6:30 PM - Free

• Capture One Demo with Night Landscapes - July 21st at 6:30 PM - Free

• Low Light Photo Group - Online Meeting - July 30th at 6:30 PM - Free

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS - ONLINE

• Online Camera Basics - August 5th at 6:30 PM - An online course with a photo instructor to lead you through the fundamentals of a camera. A guide through the primary menu & button controls, and operations, for your Mirrorless or D-SLR cameras. Along with practical tips, topic include exposure, focusing, scene settings, and shooting modes. Learn to get out of the Automatic Zone! FEE $75* What will be covered: Exposure • Composition • Use of Lenses • Subject Development • Creative Thinking • Menu Navigation • Maintenance

Beyond Camera Basics Online - July 15th at 6:30 PM - Leaving the Automatic Zone, but still, need some help navigating the rules of the photographer's road. Join Foto Dono as he guides you with shooting techniques. Learning how to shoot in manual working with the exposure triangle (ISO • Aperture • Shutter). Please have your - Mirrorless or D-SLR - has a fully charged battery. FEE - $75* - What will be covered: • Exposure Settings • Composition • Use of Lenses • Subject Development • Creative Thinking • Using the Flash • Lighting your subject • Expansion & Compression.

Light Basics - Working with Flash - Online Class- July 22nd at 6:30 PM - This class will teach the fundamentals of using available light and when to use light modifiers in different photographic situations. We will also discuss how to use the built-in flash, and the benefits of external flashes, also called speedlights. FEE $75* - What will be covered: • Using the Flash • Using Natural Light • Lighting, your subject • Exposure Settings • Composition • Creative Thinking • Light Modifiers • Expansion & Compression.

*If you have a gift card or a free class voucher please call JPI (941) 896-9921 to register. Online sessions are through Zoom.

• Capture One Online Demos - Blake Griffin, Capture One Image Specialist, will present a series of demos for Sony and Nikon shooters. Capture One versions that are just for Nikon and Sony files are tailored to their colors – and makes them look better than ever. Also, Blake with present a Capture One demo for Night Landscape and other low light enthusiasts.

Nikon Online Demo with Capture One - July 14th at 6:30 PM - Free

Capture One Demo with Night Landscapes - July 21st at 6:30 PM - Free

About Capture One - Capture One creates award-winning photo editing software for every kind of photographer. 

With an intuitive interface and powerful tools for editing and organizing, Capture One software delivers a seamless editing experience, fast workflows, and total creative control. And with unmatched color handling for all major camera brands and industry-leading tethered support, it’s preferred by professionals and studios worldwide. Driven by innovation, users rely on Capture One to deliver cutting-edge features to keep their photography one step ahead.


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PHOTO USERS GROUPS at JPI

LOW LIGHT PHOTO GROUP - The Low Light Group is open to all interchangeable lens cameras (ILC) - Mirrorless or DSLR - users who are interested in Low Light Photography. Hosted by Donovan (Dono) Evans, the group will explore the unique properties of low light photography with presentations and field trips. There are no fees or dues for joining this group. However, some group activities have fees. Field trips and other similar events are scheduled when appropriate. If you have any questions, you can email Dono at dono@jpiphoto.com - The next meeting is Online July 30th at 6:30 PM

OLYMPUS USERS GROUP - The Group is open to the public and photographers interested in Olympus micro 4/3 mirrorless systems.There are no fees or dues for joining this group. However, some group activities have fees. The next meeting is TBA.

SONY MIRRORLESS USER GROUP - A community of like-minded Sony Enthusiasts that meets regularly. The group is open to photographers interested in Sony's mirrorless systems. Hosted by Michael Arbor, there are no fees or dues for joining this group. The next online meeting is TBA

Missed a meeting and wished to join one of these groups, register online here to receive future e-mail updates. Group meetings are currently online only. The groups rely on the active participation of all attendees.

Private Online Photography and Camera Lessons

With over 25 years of experience in photography and editing, Foto Dono covers a wide range of topics including macro, landscape, portrait, astro, and other photo disciplines. Along with workshops on photo editing techniques including Photoshop, Lightroom, Luminar, and many others. These appointments are usually very technical about a piece of specific equipment or photo technique.

Camera and Photography Lessons via the webinar platform, Zoom, we can schedule an appointment that works on any device - mobile or desktop. FEE - $90 for 1-Hour.

Date and Times - Tuesday through Friday at 6:30 PM. If you prefer a different day and time please contact the store to make arrangements (941) 896-9921.

Online Photoshop and Lightroom Lessons

One on One lessons building around the student's needs on the following topics.

Lessons in Lightroom* - Lightroom Classic is a powerful tool for the photographer. It is an organizer, editor, and can output creative works in a myriad of ways. Whether you're a beginner looking for a solid foundation in importing, organizing, and editing; or an experienced user wanting to explore new options to augment your workflow, our instructors have the experience to guide you.

Photoshop CC Editing Lessons* - Our expert graphic artists can give 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.


Fee: $90 - All software, before the start of the course, must be already installed. You choose which topic Photoshop or Lightroom on check out.


Date & Times - Available weekly from Tuesday to Fridays, running approximately 60 minutes starting at 5PM.

*Base level knowledge of your computer's filing system, storage locations, and operational shortcuts will go a long way towards enhancing your experience in this course and with your computer system. for ethical bird photography.

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