PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Diver

This specialty course helps you easily achieve great photo and video results. This course also counts towards the Advanced Open Water Diver course and your Master Scuba Diver rating. *This course fee only covers your online training, assessments and certification card. Practical training fees, dives, dive equipment, student slate and logbook are available at additional fees via your PADI Dive Center.

You need to be a PADI Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old to enroll in the Digital Underwater Photographer Diver course.

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 first 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.

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you'll need a digital underwater camera and a computer or other device for downloading and viewing your images. Your PADI Pro may suggest additional equipment and accessories depending on your camera system. Visit your local dive center to get advice about everything you need for your underwater photography adventures.

Visit your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, and schedule the first class session with your PADI Instructor.

Delayed Surface Marker Buoy

Standard Class

(4+ participants)

Semi-Private Class

(3 participants)

Private Class

(1-2 participants)

SRP $175 (per person) $215 (per person) $265 (per person)
Our Price $125 (per person) $155 (per person) $190 (per person)
*Price does NOT include Specialty Manual.
Specialty Course Video available for extra charge.