- PADI OWD or equivalent
- Minimum age 10 years
- Medical certification for scuba diving or diver medical participant questionary signed in place
- For minors a confirmation signature of a parent or tutor is needed upon registration
Content of course
The PADI Digital Underwater Photography specialty course is divided in two parts.
1. PADI e-learning theory
You prepare yourself with the PADI e-learning software at home on your tablet, notebook or PC. We strongly recommend not to study on a small screen of a smartphone. The interactive e-learning will let you read the texts and watch the video and will check your understanding with some knowledge reviews.
The best experience is to study online, however, if you find yourself without internet such as on the beach or while traveling or if you have inconsistent, poor internet services, you may download content to study offline via the PADI Training app. Content can be downloaded for convenience with a total file size of approximately 13.9 MB.
The PADI Training app is available for Apple® iOS devices and Android™ devices. It’s best if devices are no more than three generations old.
PADI Digital Underwater Photographer eLearning provides the basic knowledge about underwater camera systems, imaging composition, shooting techniques and procedures to apply during the course dives, and digital photography workflow for outputting and sharing images.
The e-learning software comes in these languages: English, Japanese
2. Practical open water training
The PADI Digital Underwater Photography specialty course deals with the creation of photos and / or videos underwater. On land everyone gets a good snapshot or an interesting video sequence. Under water this is much more difficult than you might think. In this course you will learn all the tricks of how to create great photos or videos of your diving adventures. The introduction to digital underwater photography and videography, which focuses on today's digital compact cameras. The course will help participants develop the necessary knowledge, skills and practical techniques to get great shots on their first digital camera dive.
Duration of the course
The price for the PADI Digital Underwater Photography e-learning is 140 €
The PADI license fee of 50 € for your PADI Digital Underwater Photography e-card is already included in the price for the e-learning.
The price for the practical course is 100 €