Underwater photography is becoming increasingly popular as quality cameras are becoming more advanced and more reasonably priced. Learn to get the most out of your camera by understanding the key concepts of underwater photography with PADI's Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Course. Taught on Roatan by renowned photographer, underwater naturalist and author Mickey Charteris, this course will have you mastering your camera in no time. Learn to hunt and shoot your favorite subjects on the Caribbean's largest barrier reef, with a certified instructor who has been shooting here for over a decade!
Course requirements: Open Water Diver or above
Course Length: Two days
Number of Photography Dives: three
Class Size: 1-8 Students
Course Topics Include:
*Camera set-up and maintenance
*The Basics: buoyancy control and photo etiquette
*Your Cameras Settings: and how to get the most
out of them! (ISO, shutter-speed, aperture)
*Natural Light Photography and White Balance
*Flash Photography and Macro Techniques
*Hunting and Shooting Techniques
*Image Post-Processing and Development
Don't want to spend your precious holiday time studying the PADI manual? You can get it at your local Padi Dive Centre by clicking here, or you can do the bookwork online!
You'll have a bit more knowledge under your belt before you arrive on Roatan, so you can focus on the finer points of digital underwater photography on your holiday!
“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”: Ansel Adams 1902-1984