Digital Underwater Photographer
The most popular diving specialties course. It’s easy and fun to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures.
Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and with so many underwater cameras to choose from, it has become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated dSLR like the pros.
PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Digital Underwater Photographer course.
Through hands-on training during two scuba dives and guidance from your PADI Professional, you’ll discover:
How to choose the right underwater camera system for you.
The PADI SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method for getting great shots quickly.
Principles for good composition of underwater images.
Practical techniques to take great photos with your digital camera.
Get credit! The second dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Divercertification – ask your instructor about earning credit.
Duration and Price
Digital Underwater Photography Course is 2 dives on 1 day - Course costs €170
eLearning €80 PADI’s eLearning option – to get started immediately.
The web-based system guides you through the principles of great underwater photography, with a bonus section on underwater imaging (including video).
You study at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program.
Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a digital underwater camera and a computer or other device for downloading and viewing your images. These are all provided by us.
The day starts at 8 AM at the Dive Shop and normally you will be back to the dive school about 2:30 - 3 PM.