PADI Digital Underwater Videographer

PADI Underwater Videographer candidatesWhy PADI Underwater Videographer?

Do you want to show the underwater world to your land-based friends? Take the PADI Underwater Videographer Specialty course and you'll learn the skills necessary to shoot your own underwater footage. This is a Distinctive Specialty developed by Dale Rush and Harold Bach.

What do I need to start?

  • PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Minimum age: 12 years old

What will I do?

You'll learn about selecting, maintaining and caring for your underwater video equipment as well as safe diving practices while on a videography dives. Further, you'll learn videography fundamentals, such as exposure, focus, shot types, moves, story line and shot sequencing. Then you'll get to put your knowledge to actual use during your three open water dives. Afterwards, you will edit your work and turn in a completed project for review.

How long will it take?

  • Recommended Course Hours: 24
  • Minimum Open Water Training: three dives over one day and one classroom session

What will it cost?

  • $250 plus course materials

Where can I go from here?

Your Adventures In Diving Underwater Videographer Adventure Dive may count towards your Underwater Videographer Specialty course at instructor discretion. This Specialty course also counts toward one of the five required dives for the Master Scuba Diver Certification. Take your shot at becoming the next world famous underwater videographer by stopping in today.