If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enroll in the PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course
The PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course is for ages 12 Years and Older.
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The PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) diver course will certify you to use Enriched Air (Nitrox) to stay down longer during your shallow water dives. Also by breathing a higher concentration of oxygen during your dive, you will come back feeling refreshed and ready for more diving. Click the banner for complete course details
Depth Restrictions After Certification
This PADI course does not increase your maximum depth rating. Standard depth restrictions apply.
Waivers and Liability Releases
all participants will need to have a completed set of liability releases signed and dated prior to any in water training. Note: Participants under the age of 18 will need to have a parent or guardian signatures as well. No exceptions.
For this Course you will need the following releases:
The duration of this Course is 2 ½ days.The course is performance-based so we do not like to rush we want to make sure everyone is safe and fully understands the skills of the day. So there is a start time but never a set finish time.
Required PADI Course Materials
For your course you will need the PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course Crewpak.
Search and Recovery crewpak Includes PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course DVD and PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course Specialty Manual. This package includes all the required materials for your course
If you purchase your PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course Crewpak at the time you book your course.
You will receive your hard copy when you arrive at class.For your convenience we will provide you with all the materials you will need to get you started as soon as you book your course..
Each student is required to purchase from us their own PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course Crewpak.
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he PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Scuba Diver Course has to be one of my favorites. On a typical dive it is not uncommon for me to take 250 to 400 pictures. I enjoy sharing them with my friends and I also can make some money from them as well.
If you have a passion for taking pictures underneath the water then why not become a PADI Digital Underwater Photographer. You do not need an expensive camera to take this course. Even the inexpensive cameras of today take incredible underwater digital pictures if you know how to use them correctly.
This course is designed to be an introduction to basic underwater photography and to help the student diver develop the skills, knowledge and practical techniques necessary to enjoy this interesting activity.
The purpose of the PADI Underwater Photographer specialty course is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards and enjoyment of underwater digital and still photography.
The Underwater Photographer or Underwater Digital Photographer specialty course is intended to serve as a safe and supervised introduction to underwater digital and still photography techniques used in the underwater environment.
Training emphasizes on fun and safety.
A. Demonstrate and explain basic photographic principles, composition, including principles of exposure and focus, strobe and available light photography, camera-handling techniques, and composition.
B. Select, prepare, care for and maintain underwater photographic equipment.
C. Take underwater photographs that are properly composed, focused and exposed.
Traditional Academics included with your course
You begin the academics in the comfort of your own home. Once you sign up for the course, you will receive all the academic materials needed to complete the home study portion of your course. To start your course you will watch The PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course course video and complete your knowledge reviews in your PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course Diver Manual. This will get you ready for Your classroom session and the in water training portion of your class.
Your instructor will review your knowledge reviews during your first class session.
Optional PADI Online Academics
Unfortunately PADI does not Offer Online academics for this course yet. You and your instructor will schedule the time for you to come in and complete the academic portion of your training in the classroom.
Note: online academics is not available for ages 12 and under.
PADI Digital Underwater Photography Diver Course Training Dives
Through hands-on training during two scuba dives and guidance from your PADI Professional, you’ll discover:
How to choose the right underwater camera system for you.
The PADI SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method for getting great shots quickly.
Principles for good composition of underwater images.
Practical techniques to take great photos with your digital camera.
Get credit! The second dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.
At this level divers should have a complete set of personal SCUBA gear.
Don't panic if you need rental equipment we have it available for your class.
You will need the following equipment for this class Mask, Snorkel, Fins, BCD, Regulators, Dive computer, Thermal protection, Tanks and Weights. (We do not rent Thermal protection)
Additional required equipment for this class
For this class divers are required to have or rent a Digital camera.
If you would like to purchase your own equipment, we guarantee the best price in town and extended warranties on everything purchased from us. If you’re going to be a diver it is best to have your own personal gear for fit and comfort.
You should always purchase your SCUBA diving equipment from the dive center where you do your training. Your SCUBA instructor is definitely more qualified to make sure you select the proper equipment for your needs. Your instructor will also make sure your equipment is properly adjusted and ready for your class. Nobody beats our prices or customer service guaranteed.
Note: new scuba diving equipment always requires minor adjustments and a safety inspection before it is used. If you purchased your scuba equipment online or from a third-party to use in our class and it has a malfunction or requires adjustments during your training you will have to pay an additional cost for those adjustments. Our minimum service charge is $45
We do not accept equipment that is unsafe or damaged to be usedin anyof our programs.
If you have any questions on whether the equipment you have will be acceptable for this program, please contact us prior to class for a free equipment evaluation. We service and repair Scuba equipment. Safety First!