With the rise of digital, Digital Underwater Photography (DUP) is the most popular diving specialties course 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.
A good buoyancy and the passion for underwater life are the only requirements to attend the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course that gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated dSLR like the pros.
Through hands-on training during four scuba dives and guidance from your PADI Professional, you’ll discover:
How to choose the right underwater camera system for you.
From simple point-and-shoot cameras that take both photographs and video to more high-end equipment that shoots high-definition images.
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.
DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER manual and certification, water and a snack on board, weights, tanks NOT INCLUDED
Scuba equipment (BCD, regulator, dive computer, wet suit, fins, mask), Underwater camera (available for hire), transfer from/to the hotel
Frequency – Daily schedule
Day 1. Self study
Day 2. Theory from 9.00 to 16.00
Day 3. 2 dives from 8.00 to 12.00 OR from 12.30 to 16.00
Day 4. 2 dives from 8.00 to 12.00 OR from 12.30 to 16.00
10 years old
PADI Junior Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization
**** IMPORTANT **** If you’re staying at Sandos Caracol or Playacar, you must pay a fee of 12 usd per diving trip concept of direct transportation from the hotel.
This fee need to be paid before boarding.