6709 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

jpi classes

Johnson PhotoImaging has been at the forefront with its photo education programs in Manatee County for over 16 years. We offer targeted workshops and classes that take your photographic efforts to the next level; whether you are a beginner or advanced photographer.

Our professional instructors are experienced 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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Scheduled Events

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


There is online registration via Eventbrite at www.jpiinfocus.eventbrite. You can also call the store at (941) 896-9921 or stop on in. All educational programs fees are due when you register.


There are no refunds after a scheduled event. Refunds are applied only if the event is cancelled and cannot be rescheduled. Online Service Fees are non-refundable once class ticket sales have ended.

Cancellation Fees

There is a 50% cancellation fee when you cancel within 5 days of the scheduled event.

Class duration

This may vary, somewhat, from the designated time - depending on group size, and group involvement. Each class has an active participation part and expects full interaction with each student. The goal is for everyone to learn, create and enjoy.


There will be additional hands on experiences throughout the calendar year. Make sure to subscribe our email list or on Facebook @jpiinfocus to get the latest updates.


If you prefer a one on one session with one of instructors, we will be glad to arrange it. Our instructors cover a range of topics from in-store camera instruction or a field trip to a local park or an event. One-on-One instruction is available on specific software and editing programs. Software includes Adobe's Elements, Photoshop, Lightroom, and Bridge. Also Mac programs including iPhoto, Aperture and their replacement program Photos. There are also opportunities to learn in our studio with one of our photographers.


$90 per hour. Trip charges, entrance fees and/or model fees are not included. Please call to reserve your private session!

Call for Artist! Fauna, Flora & Field

Johnson PhotoImaging is sponsoring a juried photography exhibit at the Senior Friendship Center in Sarasota, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota, FL 34236.  The show will run from October 6th to November 14th.  The exhibit is open to all JPI customers, InFocus students and other participants showcasing their recent photography work. The title for the exhibit is "Fauna, Flora & Field."

Prints can be of either one of two categories - Color or Monochrome Photography.  There are awards for each category.   First Place $100 -  Second place - A 17" x 22" print from JPI -  Third Place - A 13" x 19" print from JPI.  Plus, a $50 Viewer's Choice Award to be selected day of the reception.

ENTRY FEE - $6 per piece due upon receiving.  Entry Fees are non-refundable.  You can submit as many as you like in either category. Each work must be unique & be mounted on a 16" x 20”-inch black board no more than 3/16" thick. Prints sizes can be between 10" x 10" to 15" x 19".  Any work that fails to follow this will be disqualified.  There are no refunds. Do NOT add any hanging device on the back.  Photographer must present the work finished and ready to be displayed at time of drop off.

Questions - Contact Dono at dono@jpiphoto.com or call at the store (941) 896-9921.

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