Develop the knowledge, skills and practical techniques necessary to obtain excellent pictures underwater with a digital camera.
Develop the knowledge, skills and practical techniques necessary to obtain excellent pictures underwater with a digital camera. Dive into an exciting, new adventure with the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Course. This course is considered as one of the most popular diving specialties because underwater photography became easier and more affordable as technology advances. And of course, it is a great way to have unforgettable memories of your diving adventures and to share it with friends and family.
To enroll in the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Course, you must have your PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver certificate and be at least 10 years old.
In this course you will learn about:
How to choose the right underwater camera system for you.
How to maintain and to care for your underwater photography equipment.
To use the SEA (Shoot, Examine and Adjust) method for getting shots you will be proud of.
The 3 primary principles for good underwater photos.
How to edit and share the pictures you made.
How to control your buoyancy while taking photos.
Colour correction and white balancing.
How to approach reefs to shoot pictures without harming these reefs.
Wide-angle and macro techniques.
The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Course is a one day course and consists of 2 parts: a theoretical and a practical. During the 2 open water dives, you will practice the basic underwater photo techniques while diving in an environmentally friendly manner. Afterward, you will get feedback from your instructor on the photos you took and eventually some tips to improve these techniques.
If you have your own underwater photography equipment, we advise you to bring it with you.
After taking the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Course you will know how to take great underwater pictures, from file formats through resolution settings, making your images lighter or darker, getting good colors, photo composition till downloading and adjusting them to look at their best.
Whether diving, snorkeling, exploring reefs, under ice or on wrecks, if there is something worth seeing, there is something worth photographing. So get in on the action with Undersea Adventures to capture the mesmerizing underwater world with your digital camera by following the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Course.
2 open water dives (1 day)
lunch, soft drinks, water, coffee, and tea onboard