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UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER One Of The Most Popular Diving Specialties

The Underwater Photographer Course with REMOTE AREA DIVE

The Underwater Photographer Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques and procedures necessary to take underwater photographs, and allow the student to experience and discuss many areas of interest to the underwater photographer.

Who this course is for:

The certified diver looking for more information regarding the use of underwater photography for scuba diving, and wanting bring back many memories of their underwater adventures to share with family and friends

Course prerequisites:

  • Open Water Scuba Diver, Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent
  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

 

Some of the required skills you will have to demonstrate include:

  • Familiarize with the equipment and proper handling of equipment
  • Composition to be considered at a beginning point of view
  • Plan Dive
  • Suitable Entry (care to be taken with camera & additional equipment; these may be passed to diver once in the water in conditions & environment allows it)
  • Situational awareness (depth, time, air consumption and buddy awareness)
  • Photography of subjects as planned
  • Conservational awareness
  • Conduct safe ascent and safety stops
  • Exit
  • Dive a different site to experience different
  • Marine subjects
  • Additional light considerations
  • Wide coloring
  • Maintain safety while within the water environment and attaining good quality subjects
  • Both photograph both still and moving life subjects if possible
  • Discuss with instructor helpful hints on how to improve photos

 

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in diving activities without direct supervision of the Instructor* so long as the following limits are adhered to:

  • The diving activities approximate those of training
  • The areas of activities approximate those of training
  • Environmental conditions approximate those of training
  • *Note: Junior divers (ages 10-14) must participate in Underwater Photo diving activities with a parent, guardian, or dive professional.
  • Also, the Underwater Photo Diver certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the Advanced Diver Development Program.

 

Underwater Photographer minimum requirements:

Complete all open water requirements efficiently
Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

 

Schedule:

Online theory completed at home
Day #1- 6:00am to 5:00pm (Theory Revision, Dives 1 & 2)

 

Price: $400.00

(Price includes training material, instructor, tanks and weight however does not include trip or camera)