We offer two basic course formats.
Half Day Sessions:
We offer a Half Day introduction to Underwater
Photography course, which will take you through the basics of equipment,
setup and basic techniques. This is followed with a photo dive and
Half Day Sessions are customized to your needs, and can
cover any area of underwater photography that you need help with. Wide
Angle, Close Up, Macro, multiple strobes, or even helping you get better
shots with your point and shoot camera!
Half Day sessions cost US$150
Photo Specialty Course:
Our resident Photo Pros have developed a unique photo
course which is more in depth than any dive training agencies'
"specialty" course. The course runs over a period of two half days
and covers a number of areas of photography. You will receive the PADI
specialty certification on completion. We do 2 dives and have review
sessions after each dive. These course can be customized to your needs.
The course includes the following:
History and definition of photography.
Equipment choices and limitations.
Exposure and how to get right - EVERY TIME!
Available light photography.
Adding a strobe or strobes and balancing this light
with your available light.
Digital File formats and choices.
Composition and what makes a good photograph.
Post production in the computer, digital workflow and
Printing and other output choices.
and much more....
The GOAL of our photo courses is to get you to achieve
Consistently Good Results!
Anybody can get that "LUCKY" shot, but we want you to
understand why you got that result and to be able to do it over and over
Specialty Course costs US$330
Photo course DO INCLUDE the use of camera
equipment, although we encourage you to bring your own equipment so that
you can become familiar with the gear that you would normally use. Tanks
and weights for the shore dives are included.
Photo Courses DO NOT INCLUDE dive equipment. If
you want to do your course dives from a boat there would be an
additional fee for that.
Please remember to bring your dive certification card!