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padi digital underwater photography speciality
want to shoot some fish?Underwater Photography is a captivating and creative challenge. Not only will you learn how to capture some great memories of your holiday, but you'll vastly improve your buoyancy and learn to dive far more effectively.
The PADI Digital Underwater Photography Specialty gets you going quickly with today's modern digital equipment, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated D-SLR like the professionals.
you will learn....
- How to choose the right underwater camera system for you.
- The PADI "SEA" method for getting great shots quickly.
- The three primary principles for good underwater photographs.
- How to manipulate the light to affect the colour of your images and we'll teach you some basic editing techniques too.
- How to dive efficiently with a camera and how to ensure that you don't damage or harm the reef.
- The safety aspects of diving with a camera and what to do in an emmergency.
- Hints and tips to improve your techniques and start you on your way to a lifetime of creative achievement.
|PADI eLearning is available for the Digital Underwater Photography course, click here to read more.||
Price 5,900 THB
To take this course, you must be at least 10 years old and be a PADI Open Water Diver or PADI Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation).
This 2-dive course can be completed in as litlle as 1 day. The morning can be spent with some theory review and the afternoon will be spent practically, in the water, taking photographs.
The course includes: your own copy of the PADI Digital Underwater Photography manual, internationally recognised PADI Digital Underwater Photography certification card, full equipment hire and boat fees, high quality instruction from experienced and qualified instructors, tea, coffee, water and light refreshments on the boat and collection from the pier upon arrival if required.
You are encouraged to use your own camera system on this course as it makes sense to learn with what you will use. This will give you greater familiarity and confidence with your own kit. If you are just starting out on this adventure and do not have your own camera yet then we do have systems for hire. Cameras are 1,500B for the 2 dives of this course and include a disc of all your images.
we can also offer you a selection of discounted accommodation which you can take a look at here.
or contact us with your requirements and we can send you some suggestions.
Ready to book now? With Master Divers you can book online with a small deposit, using your VISA or MasterCard.
Please note that the dive center is closed for the following dates each year: 1st January, 14th April, 1st-30th November, 25th December. If any of these dates fall into your intended travel dates, please contact us first before booking.
where to from here?
An excellent Specialty to pair with Digital Underwater Photography is the PADI Enriched Air Diver course. The PADI Enriched Air Diver course allows you to extend your time underwater so you have more time to capture images.
You may also find the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty gives you helpful tips to optimise your weighting and buoyancy skills so you’ll be in better position to capture that perfect picture.
A PADI Master Scuba Diver is a highly accomplished diver - this is the highest rating a non professional can achieve and as such, you will be held in high esteem. To qualify you need to be a PADI Rescue Diver, with 50 logged dives and qualifications in five specialities.