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Specialty Courses


Take the beauty home with you!

PADI Camera on Surface - 2 AcrossDigital has taken the underwater photography world by storm. Get in on the action with the Dive Centre Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty course. You can quickly and easily capture the underwater world with your camera and on your computer.

What's involved?

During the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty course, you learn to use the PADI SEA (Shoot, Examine and Adjust) method, which takes full advantage of digital technology. The result is good underwater photos faster than you may imagine. You not only learn how to take good photos, but how to share them with your friends via email or printing, optimizing your work with your computer, storage and more.

  • Choosing and using modern digital cameras and underwater housings
  • Using the PADI SEA method for getting great shots quickly
  • Editing and sharing your pictures
  • The three primary principles for getting good photos underwater
  • The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer certifications credits toward the Master Scuba Diver rating.
  • This is one of PADI's most adaptable specialty courses, and can even be started during the last dive of your PADI Open Water Diver course

PADI Digital 01 - 2 AcrossWhen are the courses held?

Click here to see our full Speciality Schedule

How much does it cost?

$250 (including scuba equipment hire and boat fees), but not camera equipment.

What's included

  • Digital Underwater Photography Specialty manual & White Balance slate
  • All Scuba Equipment needed (No camera equipment)
  • All theory and Pool sessions plus 2 dives!
  • PADI Certification card fees

What do I need to supply?

  • Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water (or have a qualifying certification from another training organization) However, you can take the course as a snorkeler and receive a nondiving certification.
  • Your own Digital Underwater Camera System
  • Divers Medical completed in the last 12 months
  • 2 Passport photographs

We are dedicated to ensuring you have the ultimate scuba experience. Come and see why we have introduced more people to diving than anyone else in New Zealand!

Just call us on (09) 444 7698 or email us now and you can bring the beauty home with you!

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