"By the time diving was difficult, photography was also difficult.”
Today these facts have changed completely. Now diving and photography with a digital camera system have become very easy.
Many of you may already have a digital camera system and a proper underwater housing. As such, it’s likely you are asking yourself how to take better pictures. Now a structured program is available to answer your digital underwater photography questions which means more fun and satisfaction in diving.
The Digital Underwater Photography Program can be learned in the pool/confined water or directly in the open water. This makes this a perfect “winter specialty” which can be done just before your diving holiday starts.
The underwater photography course will help take the blues out of your pictures and your dive trips. Learn how to take quality underwater photographs. Bring home clear crisp photos with vibrant colors from your next dive vacation.
This course will provide the diver with the skills and knowledge to enjoy underwater photography while minimizing the risks of such activities. This is a course of underwater photography techniques, not lab techniques. The class will include underwater photographic equipment, films, photo techniques, lighting techniques, fundamentals of photography, underwater camera techniques and underwater photo problems. Divers will actually take underwater photographs and have the results reviewed and critiqued. Activities of other diving courses may be used to provide photographic opportunities.
Digital Underwater Photography Course content includes:
Minimum age 15 years old.
Open Water certification or the equivlent.
What Do I Need to Bring:
You will need to bring your manuals and workbooks to the classroom session
Manuals & Workbooks:
Please make arrangements to purchase your books and video before class. You should have your manuals read, the study video viewed and the review questions answered by the start of your class. There will be a multiple-choice exam at the end of the classroom portion. You must pass the exam before completing the open water check out dives.
Upon successful Completion of this course you will receive a diploma, a specialty patch and a certification card.
The cost of the class is $100.
Books, certification fees and diploma cost $49.83.
Use of Sea life 35mm cameras is included. Film and processing must be paid for by the student.
A deposit of $25.00 will hold your place in the class.
There will be a $25.00 rescheduling fee for anyone canceling a class with less than a 3-day notice.
All Specialty classes should be scheduled at least 5 days in advance