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.

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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

21
Sep
FREE
The Self-Assignment Photo Challenge - A Matter of Perspective
Online
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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7:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
September
An online monthly photo assignment to inspire you to take more photos with subjects that may be outside your comfort zone. The self-assignments aren't a contest or a judged event. It's an opportunity to share and inspire with each other. We will meet online to go over the images in a round-robin discussion about the inspiration. Also, I'll review the editing process from my submissions Self Assignment - A Matter of Perspective - You can tackle it in any way you feel comfortable.
23
Sep
$100
Lightroom Sessions - Edits and Catalogs
Johnson PhotoImaging
Thursday, September 23, 2021
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5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
September
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.
23
Sep
FREE
Low Light Photo Group Meeting
Johnson PhotoImaging
Thursday, September 23, 2021
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7:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
September
Started in 2017 the Group is open to all interchangeable lens cameras, Mirrorless or DLSR, users who are interested in Low Light Photography. Hosted by Donovan Evans, a.k.a. Foto Dono, the group will explore the unique properties of low-light photography with presentations and field trips. The topic for the next meeting is creating digital composites and blending.
25
Sep
$75
Light Basics - Working with Flash
Johnson PhotoImaging
Saturday, September 25, 2021
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2:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
September
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.
27
Sep
$300
A Complete Guide to Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging - 4 Days
Monday, September 27, 2021
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
September
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.
28
Sep
$100
Photoshop - Editing and Creative Sessions
Johnson PhotoImaging
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
September
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.
30
Sep
$100
Lightroom Sessions - Edits and Catalogs
Johnson PhotoImaging
Thursday, September 30, 2021
at
5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
September
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.
4
Oct
$100
Camera Menus and Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging
Monday, October 4, 2021
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
October
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.
5
Oct
$100
Photoshop - Editing and Creative Sessions
Johnson PhotoImaging
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
at
5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
October
If you are looking for more of a personal creative guide to Photoshop, you can join Mike for an 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.
5
Oct
$75
Camera Basics
Johnson PhotoImaging
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
October
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.
7
Oct
$75
Lightroom Classic Basics
At Johnson PhotoImaging
Thursday, October 7, 2021
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5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
October
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.
9
Oct
$75
Beyond Camera Basics
Johnson PhotoImaging
Saturday, October 9, 2021
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2:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
October
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.
10
Oct
$95
A Dry Creek Photo Shoot!
Dry Creek, Parrish, FL
Sunday, October 10, 2021
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5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
October
What is Dry Creek? It is a"western town" film set right in our backyard and popular with photo enthusiasts. An active film set used in several productions throughout the year. The set has so much to offer, with its rustic western look, backdrops, a full saloon, jail, general store, stables, and much, much more. The running time is approximately 2 hours. The duration may vary somewhat from the designated time - depending on group size and group involvement.
11
Oct
$100
Camera Menus and Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging
Monday, October 11, 2021
at
6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
October
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.
12
Oct
FREE
Photographing Grizzly Bears in the Wild
Johnson PhotoImaging
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
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5:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
October
Join us for an evening with Sony Specialist Ranieri Palavicini for a special presentation about his experience photographing Grizzly Bears in Brooks Falls, Alaska Wilderness. He captured some fantastic and incredibly up-close images during this year's Salmon run, primarily using the Sony A1 and the Sony FE Telephoto 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS. A great chance to learn and pick up tips for taking wildlife photos. The class is for all wildlife photo enthusiasts using Mirrorless or DSLR cameras regardless of brand.

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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