Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. Underwater Photography is simply taking your terrestrial photography underwater, which is easier said than done, as this requires a special camera and lighting equipment and the knowledge of how light behaves underwater. As Underwater Photography becomes more inexpensive and accessible to the recreational diver, more and more divers are taking up the hobby of underwater photography.
What good is Scuba Diving if you can’t share your underwater experiences with your non-diving friends? Underwater photography allows you to do just that, capture stunning images of your underwater encounters and share them with your friends or retain them as memory keepsakes. Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly with today's modern digital equipment, whether you use a point-and-shoot snap camera or a sophisticated D-SLR like the pros.
What You Learn
An excellent specialty to pair with underwater photography is the PADI Enriched Air Diver course on your way to PADI Master Scuba Diver. The PADI Enriched Air Diver course allows you to extend your time underwater so you have more time to capture images.
You may also find the peak Performance Buoyancy course gives you helpful tips to optimize your weighting and skills so you’ll be in a better position to capture that perfect picture.
For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the American Divers International Team members.