About the Course: During the PADI® Digital Underwater Photography 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.
How to Take Great Underwater Pictures: 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).
PADI eLearning®: PADI 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. Connect with your instructor for in-water training, or whenever you have a question.
eLearning Time Commitment: 2-4 hrs
With Your Instructor: During two dives, you’ll get hands-on experience taking photos with a compact camera or action camera (use your own or ask about rental). You’ll use the SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method for getting great shots.
Total Time Commitment: 2 days
Prerequisites: PADI® Certified diver / PADI® Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification)
Minimum Age: 10 years or older