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

jpi Infocus classes

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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If you have any questions, please contact the store at (941) 896-9921 - Monday through Friday from 11am to 5pm, ask for Dono. You can also send an e-mail to dono@jpiphoto.com.

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.

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upcoming Classes & Events

From JPI InFocus

1
Feb
$150
Photoshop - Editing and Creative Sessions
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
at
5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
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.
1
Feb
$150
Lightroom Sessions - Edits and Catalogs
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
at
5:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
There are scores of videos online about Lightroom, a powerful tool for the photographer. It is an organizer and editor and can output creative works in myriad 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
Feb
$150
Camera Menus and Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
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. Almost any camera system is acceptable for the lesson except for Tablets, Smart Phones, and film cameras. Regardless of age, the subject of the class can be either a Canon, Nikon, Olympus (OM Digital), Panasonic, or Sony digital still camera.
11
Feb
FREE
Sunset Under The Pier
Venice Fishing Pier
Saturday, February 11, 2023
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5:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
You can photograph the Sun setting underneath the Venice Fishing Pier only on certain days of the year. Around 6:11 PM on Saturday, February 11th, you can stand directly under the pier and watch the sunset straight down the middle. You can join Foto Dono at 5:30 PM as he attempts to photograph the event. Depending on the weather, of course
15
Feb
$75
Basic Editing and Composition
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
at
6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
If you are a photographer struggling with their craft, this class may be for you. The course includes simple editing techniques in many programs, like Photoshop, Lightroom, Luminar NEO, and Capture One 22. You can apply these tips and techniques to your images regardless of the device or operating system. Also, the class incorporates edits with essential compositional guides to enhance your work.
17
Feb
FREE
Trade In Event and Panasonic Demo Day
Johnson PhotoImaging
Friday, February 17, 2023
at
10:00 am
Multiple Classes in
February
Friday, February 17th, stop by Johnson PhotoImaging in Bradenton to get your hands on Panasonic Lumix gear from 10 am to 3 pm. Come by and meet the rep Brad to answer any questions and see the all-new S5MII camera! Already a Lumix user, get your firmware upgraded onsite! Stop in with your camera for a FREE firmware upgrade. What? You want more, you say... Well, how about a pop-up Trade-In and Trade-Up Day too? Think of it as a jump start on your spring update on your camera gear! Take advantage of instant savings and any trade-in bonus available while supplies last!
18
Feb
FREE
Downtown Photo Walk
Downtown Bradenton
Saturday, February 18, 2023
at
6:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
The Downtown Photo Walk is an opportunity to mix and mingle with other photographers and stroll downtown Bradenton taking photos while sampling a few places downtown. Foto Dono will lead the photo walk and be available to answer questions about cameras and photography. Equipment: You'll need a Mirrorless or D-SLR camera system. The challenge for the walk is to use just one lens and no tripod. Remember you bring it, you carry it. You will also need a decent pair of walking shoes—field trip fee – FREE.
25
Feb
$75
Beyond Camera Basics
Johnson PhotoImaging
Saturday, February 25, 2023
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2:30 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.
28
Feb
FREE
The Self-Assignment Photo Challenge
Online
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
at
7:00 pm
Multiple Classes in
February
The Photo Challenge is an online bi-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 each other. We will meet online to go over the images in a round-robin discussion about the inspiration. Also, I'll review how I edited my submissions. Self-Assignment - A World of Black and White - You can tackle it however you feel comfortable.
1
Mar
$75
Camera Basics
Johnson PhotoImaging
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
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2:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
March
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.
4
Mar
$75
Light Basics - Working with Flash
Johnson PhotoImaging
Saturday, March 4, 2023
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6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
March
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.
6
Mar
$350
A Complete Guide to Photography
Johnson PhotoImaging - 4 Sessions
Monday, March 6, 2023
at
6:30 pm
Multiple Classes in
March
The class is an 8-hour photography course spread over four days and designed to improve your skillset. 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, history, exposure, 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 daily sessions, from Monday, March 6th to Thursday, 9th, at 6:30 PM.

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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