Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties and with so many underwater camera to choose from, it has become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. The Digital Underwater Photographer Course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated D-SLR like the pros.
To enroll in a PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Class, you must be a PADI Junior Open Water Divers (or qualifying certification from another organization). This specialty also counts towards your Master Scuba Diver Certificate. Because underwater photography is also popular with snorkelers, there is an option for avid snorkelers and skin divers to complete the course.
Through hands-on training during two scuba dives and guidance from your PADI Instructor, you'll discover:
You can start by reading the PADI Underwater Photographer Manual in preparation for meeting with your instructor to schedule your Underwater Photography dives. Stop by Aquatic Dreams Scuba Center to enroll in the course and get your Underwater Photographer Crewpak and start learning.
You will need an underwater camera along with the rest of your basic scuba equipment. Your PADI Instructor may suggest other gear appropriate for your local diving.