• Digital Underwater Photography

Digital Underwater Photography

It’s easy and fun to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures.  

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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.


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.


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. Stop by to get advice about everything you need for your underwater photography adventures.

Age Requirement

  • 10 years or older

Course Prerequisites

  • Certified diver / Jr. OW Diver (or qualifying certification)
  • Digital Photo Certification Level One
  • For Snorkelers or Divers


  • Classroom Session
  • Pool session
  • Digital Underwater teaching materials
  • PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Certification card
  • Digital Photo Certification Level Two
  • Classroom Session
  • Pool session
  • Two Open Water Dives with Instructor
  • PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Certification card

What's NOT Included

  • Underwater Camera

Scuba Gear rental: a one time fee for the entire course (BCD, Reg w/Computer, Tanks, Weights, Wetsuit)
You are responsible for providing your own scuba quality personal gear. Mask, fins, snorkel and boots.   Snorkel gear will not work for this course. We also offer Student discounts on these items.


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