Are you already a certified diver? This course is an excellent specialty certification to add to your skillset! During the PADI® Digital Underwater Photographer course, you’ll learn how to take underwater photos you’ll be proud to share with others. Avoid beginner mistakes and shorten the learning curve with tips from the pros. Learn how to use underwater photography lights (strobes), avoid backscatter and enhance color. $250 You could spend hours learning underwater photography through trial and error, or you can take a shortcut. Learn professional tricks and tips for taking great photos underwater and the best way to capture video while scuba diving with a GoPro (or other action camera). Minimum Age: 10 Course prerequisites: (Jr.) Open Water Diver or equivalent entry-level certification.
eLearning makes it easy to learn underwater photography fundamentals. Learn about composition, shooting angles, lighting and photographer etiquette. Study at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device.
eLearning time commitment: 2-4 hours
What you'll need:
Beyond basic scuba equipment, you'll need a digital underwater camera and a computer or other device for downloading and viewing your images. We may suggest additional equipment and accessories depending on your camera system.
It’s best to use your own camera, strobes, etc. during the course so you can become familiar with how they work.
Diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.
Download and review the Diver Medical form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a course.