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You'll want pictures of those fish to show your friends and sigh over when you can't go diving. This course will teach you the best way to accomplish that goal.  You will receive personalized instruction during classroom, pool and open water sessions that will enable you to bring home those prize winning photographs. 


This course will provide the diver with the skills and knowledge needed to enjoy underwater photography.  This is a course of underwater photography techniques, with hands on experience using both Nikonos and housed cameras for normal, wide angle, close-up and macro photography. 

You will: 

  • develop practical knowledge of photographic principles, composition, film types, strobe and available light photography and camera-handleing techniques.
  • learn practical knowledge of the preparation, care and maintenance of photographic equipment.
  • be able to take underwater photographs that are properly coomposed, focused, and exposed.
  • be able to decide which type of underwater system will be best for you.

Program Description

  • Read the manual & watch the video
  • Pool practice with various cameras.
  • Two or more open water photo dives.

Program Steps

  1. Read Underwater Photography chapter in PADI Adventures in Diving and complete chapter review.
  2. Attend evening seminar; bring your underwater camera if you have one.
  3. Dives are done using your own underwater camera, or with a rental Downey camera.
  4. Dives are best done during a scheduled tropical trip.

This class is scheduled on demand for single or small groups of divers





On Demand
 $150 724 869-1989 or email