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Underwater Photographer

Underwater Photographer Quick Info

  • Dives : 2+
  • Days : 1+
  • Level : Advanced
  • Munich -
  • Frankfurt -
  • Worldwide -
  • various

Say cheese! Taking photos is a big part of every dive for many people. Learn how to capture great photos and make them look perfect!

Take better pictures, spend less on gear

Scuba diver underwater carrying large underwater photography.

Course details


Underwater Photographer

  • Level Advanced
  • Age 14+
  • Online Course Coming soon!
  • Prerequisites
    • Open Water Diver
  • Duration 1 Day
  • Dives 2
  • Dates Anytime
  • Locations
    • Munich
    • Frankfurt
    • Worldwide

Available languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

What's included

  • Adventure dives(2 dives)
  • Theory session
  • Course examination fee
  • Super small groups
  • Free access to My Social Diving
  • & more (see below)

Pricing Options

Minimum of 1 days required to complete the course.

  • Basic Diver €249/ Day
  • Pro Diver €349/ Day
  • VIP Diver €599/ Day

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Course prices


Minimum of 1 days required to complete the course.

249

The basics, done right

  • Adventure dives(2 dives)
  • Theory session
  • Course examination fee
  • Super small groups
  • Free access to My Social Diving
349

Best value, great diving

  • Adventure dives(2 dives)
  • Theory session
  • Course examination fee
  • Super small groups
  • Free access to My Social Diving
  • +1 Dive
  • +1 Module: Postprocessing your photos
599

Our 1-on-1 VIP option

  • Adventure dives(2 dives)
  • Theory session
  • Course examination fee
  • Super small groups
  • Free access to My Social Diving
  • +1 Dive
  • +1 Module: Postprocessing your photos
  • 1-On-1 Course!
  • Private Instructor

Underwater Photographer course description


For more information on the Underwater Photographer course, read the description below.

Taking photos is fun and most divers nowadays take at least a small action cam on every dive. But to be honest, most images are not even close to professional ones in terms of quality.

We show you the best tips and tricks to make your photos stand out from the rest! You can use a professional underwater digital camera, a cheap action cam, or even your smartphone! The underwater photography course covers the following topics:

  • Becoming an underwater photographer
  • Basic terminology
  • Choosing an underwater camera
  • Capturing better images
  • Improving your skills
  • Edit your photos and make them look pretty

Each course module helps you become an underwater photography expert. Let’s look at each module and what it covers.

Terminology & Cameras

The first module consists of an introduction to photography terminology.

Close up photograph of crab sitting in anemone.
Good photography starts with picking the right tools.

What is shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and which file format should you choose for better underwater photos? We also show you the different types of underwater cameras and which one you should choose for your next dive.

Our extensive info material will make you understand underwater photography better.

Take Better Underwater Photos

Take pictures, leave only bubbles, keep the memories.

Professional underwater camera displayed laying in the sand at the beach.
Learn to make great underwater shots!

That’s a motto for every scuba diver to dive by. You will learn how to stick to these principles while taking great photos.

Learn how to pick the best moments to take your photos, play around with natural and artificial lighting. We show you what finning techniques are best for taking still underwater images and how professional underwater photographers work. 

Make your photos look pretty

The final part of the course contains tips and suggestions on how you can edit your underwater photos and make them look better.

Scuba diver taking photo of manta ray underwater.
Make sure your photos look stunning in any format!

Every good photographer needs to know some basic editing skills using common software and we will show you the best tricks.

Once you passed all the course modules and the theory test, you will receive your Underwater Photographer certification!

Congratulations! 

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