Underwater Photography Classes options Basic , Basic Plus & Advanced Pro
IF You are enjoying diving It is the time to add more fun And explore other interest and nice memory From your Dive to show family, Friends & share it with the world.
These unique courses are available in basic, intermediate And Advanced levels and can also be combined with PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialist courses, Level 1 or 2 with accredited certification once completed.
Fast Track Basic –2 days course
Day 1- Introductions, briefing about the course, watch a Slideshow of underwater photographers work Learn basic Fundamentals of taking photos in on land & underwater, Pool dive for the afternoon practical Session, Where we will focus on mastering buoyancy, and take Some Photos in the pool.
Day 2- Head out to the real “studio” local diving destinations Take photos & Video Using Go pro , Digital point & shoot Cameras + hands on DSLR pro ,Positioning. Framing.
Sea results & Reviews + Discussing Photos in class later.
- Camera choice
- Basic Settings for underwater photography
- What makes a good u/w photo
- Basic composition rules
- Many under water photography advise
Basic Plus – (2 days extended days after Basic)
Day 3 – Diving from the Beach (2 dives) after learning about Camera and housing assembling and maintenance
Working with U/W lighting using deferent camera set and Practicing Advanced Positioning + Framing and taking more Photos / videos using deferent UW cameras Go pro, point and Shoot Mirrorless cameras and getting hands on DSLR Macro Lens + Wide-angle lens
Day 4- Reviewing photos + videos in class and post editing a Picture enhancement + retouches using computer software Introduction for filmmaking using a software.
- Settings for underwater photography
- U/W Mode and Auto mode
- What makes a great u/w photo
- Composition & protocol for u/w photographer
- Using flash
- Using the macro & Wide Angel lens
- Post editing; cropping, retouching, sharpening, film making
Advanced U/W PHOTOGRAPHY ( 6 –days Extended )
This course is designed for Tv channels and film makers trainee
10 Dives (including night dive)
In Depth Technical Skills –fundamentals of underwater
Photography + camera settings +Mastering editing
Developing your eye for great U/W shots.
Practical session- Post production workshop –skills and Techniques for post edits final critique session will take place Followed by a photo show case of your work.
- Camera settings; underwater mode vs manual
- JPEG Vs RAW
- Using flash and strobes
- White balance
- Depth of field
- Art of composition, including framing, movement & lighting
- Perfecting your macro
- Choosing your subjects
- Learn various dedicated photo editing software