Courses and Training

Digital Underwater Photographer

Digital Underwater Photographer

During the PADI® Digital Underwater Photographer course, you’ll learn how to take underwater photos you’ll be proud to share with others.

Avoid beginner mistakes and shorten the learning curve with tips from the pros. Learn how to use underwater photography lights (strobes), avoid backscatter and enhance color.

eLearning covers self-study material. Your dive shop will charge training fees.

Take This Course If You Want to

  • • Share your scuba adventures
  • • Reduce backscatter
  • • Use your action camera underwater

Learn How to

  • • Use underwater strobes
  • • Photograph marine life
  • • Choose photo equipment

Other Details

  • Minimum age: 10 years or older
  • Prerequisites: Certified diver / Jr. OW Diver (or qualifying certification)
  • • Total time commitment: 2 days
  • • eLearning time commitment: 2-4 hours

You could spend hours learning underwater photography through trial and error, or you can take a shortcut. Learn professional tricks and tips for taking great photos underwater and the best way to capture video while scuba diving with a GoPro (or other action camera).

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