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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHER Digital Underwater Photographer course

PADI Digital Underwater & Underwater Photographer Courses

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. This is why there are actually two PADI underwater photography courses. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly with today modern digital equipment, whether you use a point-and-shoot snap camera or a sophisticated D-SLR like the pros. The PADI Underwater Photographer course is a more traditional photography course designed for conventional film equipment.

The Fun Part

It's a great way to relive the adventures you’ve had. Plus capture images to share with your friends and family.

Get College Credit

You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Underwater Photographer Specialty course

What You 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 photos

To purchase learning materials and equipment, contact yus.

Your Next Adventure

Two excellent specialties to pair with underwater photography are the PADI Enriched Air Diver course, and the PADI Dry Suit Diver course on your way to PADI Master Scuba Diver The PADI Enriched Air Diver course allows you to extend your time underwater so you have more time to capture images. In cooler climates, a dry suit allows you to dive comfortably longer, and to make more dives.

You may also find the Peak Performance Buoyancy course gives you helpful tips to optimize your weighting and skills so you’ll be in better position to capture that perfect picture.


    Start Date Courses Course Type Places Available  
22 Aug 2024 MJB_B-DPHOTO 8/22/2024 Binghamton Underwater Digital Photgraphy 4

Binghamton Underwater Digital Photgraphy

Thu 22 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Binghamton, New York Area
Fri 06 Sep 2024
10:00 AM
05 hours 00 minutes
Lake Hydra
Course Instructor(s): Michael Ballas,

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, 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. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated dSLR like the pros. PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course. Because underwater photography is also popular with snorkelers, there is an option for avid snorkelers and skin divers to complete the course. Call or stop by the shop today to sign up! Once enrolled, your PADI Instructor will contact you with more information. Required Gear: Mask, snorkel, fins, booties, hood and gloves, wetsuit, BCD, SPG w/computer, regulator, tank(s), weights, audible and visual signaling device, digital underwater camera and computer (w/cables) to download and view your images. Students are responsible for obtaining all their dive gear and Lake Hydra Admission Passes.

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