PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Course

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Course

What will you learn?

The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty course is available for divers or snorkelers as we offer 2 levels of digital underwater photography.

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 diving adventures. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you
use a point-and-shoot camera or a more complicated mirrorless or
dSLR camera like the many of our divers.

DDS Photographer Fawn Messer shooting another masterpiece in Socorro Mexico


PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Digital Underwater Photographer course.

Snorkelers.  Because underwater photography is also popular with snorkelers, there is an option for avid snorkelers and skin divers to complete the course.

Additional Details:

Divers interested in progressing forward can use this course to take them one step closer toward their Master Scuba Diver Rating.

Learn how to take your first underwater photographs or fine tune your existing skills to produce photographs that will stun your friends. You’ll learn the
basics of underwater photography such as composition, Digital Camera Techniques, camera handling, with special emphasis on practical techniques. You’ll learn underwater photography dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You’ll also learn how to care for and maintain your camera equipment.

Cost: $175+HST for Level 1 or snorkeler
$175 +HST for Level 2 Diver Level with Open Water Dives


The Course is usually conducted over a day of classroom, pool session at Brock University followed by 2 open water dives.

Digital Underwater Photography Level 1 doesn’t require any open water dives.  Level 2 requires open water dives.

Call store or email us to set up your course today.

Where do I go from here?

Here are some popular examples of courses commonly taken by graduates of this course:

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Boat Diver
  • Advanced Open Water
  • Enriched Air Nitrox
  • Rescue Diver
  • Intro to Tech