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Advanced Digital SLR Underwater
Photography Specialty Course

Put it all together with a day and a half of Macro and Wide-angle DSLR

This is a class designed to improve your skills and have you ready to capture both macro and wide-angle images with your digital SLR camera system. This class includes one morning of classroom followed by 2 afternoon dives and 2 dives the following day. All 4 dives are done offshore at remote locations via dive boat and are guided by the Instructor. Topics covered include D-SLR camera function, understanding resolution, how to prevent flooding, care and maintenance of digital SLR camera systems, computer hardware and software requirements for downloading, backup, digital editing and archival storage of your images. Camera systems are available for use or student can use their own. This course will give you the PADI Digital Underwater Photography certification as well. Diving fee is additional.

Course Frequency Duration Training Fees
(*dives not included)
Course Outline: Course Excludes / Student Provides: Pre-Requisites Certification Earned
  • Advanced Digital U/W Photography Specialty(includes photo equipment)
  • At your convenience
  • One and a half days
  • AM = Lecture
  • PM = 2-tank dive trip with camera*
  • AM or PM on the second day = 2-tank dive trip with camera*
  • $450 per person ($525 with rental camera for course)
  • Day 1: Morning Lecture with one of our full-time professional photographers.
  • Afternoon 2-Tank boat dive "Skills Challenge" with your instructor to challenge yourself with concepts taught during morning classroom. Instructor will assist with technique and suggestions.
  • Critic and debrief after your "skills challenge dives" to evaluate understanding and tips on what skills to practice for improvement.
  • Day 2: Predive briefing before your dives with Your instructor to assist with camera preparation and review of day 1. Additional tips and practice suggestions for improvement.
  • Morning (or afternoon) 2-tank boat dives with your instructor.
  • Critic and debrief with your instructor after your dives.
  • CD-ROM containing all the images taken during your dives.
  • 2 X 2-tank Dive Trip (4 dives)
  • All personal diving equipment
  • Underwater Camera System (Nikon DSLR Rental Available)
  • Minimum of 12 years of age
  • Certified as an Open Water Diver (or JR Diver)
  • Yes - Distinctive Specialty (Underwater Photographer)
  • PADI

One of the simplest and quickest ways there is to enhance your enjoyment of Scuba diving is to start taking pictures so that you can document your discoveries and share the adventure with your friends. With the advent of digital underwater photography this process is even easier.

This Digital U/W Photography course provides you the necessary training and hands on skills so that you can capture great images!

During the course you will learn good habits, and a basic understanding of proven techniques to shoot good underwater images. Your instructor will be one of our staff photo pro's that are experienced at using the Sea & Sea and other digital camera systems as well as being experts at shooting local marine life.

In no time you will be on your way to capturing great images!