Digital Underwater Photographer

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Digital Underwater Photographer course.

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and with so many underwater cameras to choose from, it has become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated dSLR like the pros.

What will you learn?

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.

How can you start learning now?

Contact us to sign up for the Digital Underwater Photographer course and get your manual. Your Digital Underwater Photographer manual guides you through the principles of great underwater photography, with a bonus section on underwater imaging (including video). 

What scuba gear will you use?

In the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course, you will use basic scuba equipment. You will also need a digital underwater camera and a computer or other device for downloading and viewing your images. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional equipment and accessories depending on your camera system.

Next Step

Shoot like a pro and earn your next certification, contact us to sign up for the Digital Underwater Photorapher course.