Underwater Photography


An underwater photography course where you will learn the theory and have the opportunity for practical underwater training in our giant tank. All equipment will be provided for the practical component of this workshop. See the description section for more details.

Scuba equipment will be provided for this workshop if you do not have your own.

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This is a two-part short introductory course that combines classroom theory and also an underwater practical element.

Scuba equipment will be provided for this workshop if you do not have your own.

Part One – Comprises of Classroom Theory with H.E. Ali bin Thalith. All students are required to participate in this short, but mandatory, safety briefing, regardless of previous experience. This first part of the course will also provide information about taking photos underwater. This part is expected to last between 60 and 90 minutes.

Part Two- Commencing on Saturday morning from 10:00 am students will take on the physical underwater photography and practice under guidance in our giant tank.

Shooting underwater has its challenges, due to the properties of water. Understanding these properties is essential to understand the basics of underwater photography.

  • Amount of light. It is generally more difficult to shoot in low light, although low light can be helpful for some creative effects such as panning or showing motion.
  • Color of the light
  • Direction of light
  • Amount of diffusion or softness

Additional Info

Additional information

Date / Time

Fri 24 NOV 2017 – 5:00 PM