PADI Digital Underwater Photography Course
Level: Beginner underwater photography - Please arrange to come into the shop to pick up your manual before the course date starts! *Note: Bring your underwater camera to class.
This course involves classroom and pool-time (may or may not be same day, check with shop, and then 2 open water dives that can be scheduled locally with an instructor at a later date/s (flexible arrangement).
INCLUDES: MANUAL, CLASS SESSION, POOL SESSION
Additionally there are 2 Open Water Dives - included locally at a later date/s.
*Note: some Open Water Dives may incur extra expenses if you are joining a boat charter, or a scuba trip, for example. Talk to your instructor).
YOU MUST BRING:
Your own underwater camera. You may wish to bring your camera manual as well.
PADI UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY MANUAL
Read and complete knowledge reviews before class portion of course.
Start at the shop. We will take up knowledge reviews, go over technical aspects of photography, how it applies to underwater photography, Colour correction, and taking it to the next level.
Practise skills in the pool (Aurora Stronach Complex).
2 OPEN WATER DIVES
After class and pool work is completed, it will be your mission to complete 2 Open Water Dives meeting the photography tasks outlined in manual. Photography dive excursions to choose from:
INSTRUCTOR: Jill Smith
- Whale Sharks, Reefs, & Wrecks in the Yucatan Peninsula
(RIU Cancun all-inclusive resort) July 7-14 2019
-Aquacat Bahamas December 28 2019 - Jan 4 2020
-Cozumel Feb 15-22 2020
INSTRUCTOR: Jody Smith
-Christian Island day trip June 23 or July 28
-Kingston Canada Day weekend
-Tobermory weekend July 20-21
-Kingston long weekend August 3-5
-Tobermory weekend August 17-18
-Brockville long weekend August 31-Sept 2
-Aquacat Bahamas Nov 2-9
-Blackbeards Nov 9-15
(other photography dive trips can be arranged with Jody Smith at the shop)
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!
Taking photos is a great way to relive the wonderful adventures and beauty that you experienced all over again! You will want to share these moments with your family and friends. It is exciting to see your pictures getting better and better!
To take this course, you must be:
-10 Years Old
-Have achieved PADI Open Water Certification, or equivalent
350 Harry Walker Parkway North, Unit 3, Newmarket, ON (map)