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Digital Underwater Photography Course

Why DUP?

Photography has become one of the most popular underwater activities amongst divers and snorkellers. As well as the artistic thrill of trying to capture that special shot, it is the best souvenir you’ll ever have of your most memorable dives. You can relive your experience time after time, or even decorate your living room with a new collection of pictures.

Even a good top-side photographer can benefit greatly from this course as underwater photography is a whole different science, with colours, light. magnification,water movement and visibility all being extra factors to consider. Good photographers have an opportunity to enhance their diving skills as well as particular camera techniques to meet the challenges of taking a great underwater shot.

With the advancement and affordability of digital cameras, it is now possible with a little training for everyone to create a gallery of photographs to be proud of. If you dont have a camera now, then this course takes you through choosing the right camera for you and then how to use it underwater. If you have a  camera already, then this course will help you use more functions and enhance your diving and photography skills towards getting the shots that appeal to you.

What do I need to start?

  • PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Minimum age: 10 years old

What will I do?

  • 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 photos

How long will it take?

  • Recommended Course Hours: 2 days
  • Minimum Open Water Training: two dives (one confined)

What will I need?

  • DUP Crewpak 

How much will it cost?

£250 pp

Where can I go from here?

You can count the DUP Dive from your Adventures In Diving program as the first dive of the Specialty course at instructor discretion. This Specialty course certification also counts as one of five Specialty certifications required for Master Scuba Diver certification.