Scuba Center has been selling quality scuba diving and snorkeling equipment since 1973. You will find a wide selection of scuba and snorkeling equipment at both our Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota locations. Scuba Center Eagan
1571 Century Point
Eagan, Minnesota 55121
(651) 681-8434
Scuba Center Minneapolis
5015 Penn Ave South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419
(612) 925-4818

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty

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

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.  You'll learn the basics of digital underwater photography including:


PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty | Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. This is why there are actually two PADI underwater photography courses. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly with today modern digital equipment, whether you use a point-and-shoot snap camera or a sophisticated D-SLR like the pros. The PADI Underwater Photographer course is a more traditional photography course designed for conventional film equipment.

  • Choosing and using modern digital cameras and underwater housings
  • Using the PADI SEA method for getting great shots quickly
  • Editing and sharing your digital pictures
  • The three primary principles for getting good photos underwater
  • Buoyancy control for photography
Prerequisite: PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization). However, you can take the course as a snorkeler and receive a nondiving certification. PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty manual included and yours to keep.

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer manual included and yours to keep.

Not an extra fee

Course Fee: $150.00
(Fee and cancellation policy)
Includes: PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty manual, and certification processing.

Scuba equipment is not included, but may be rented (advanced reservations recommended).

Certification: PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty

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What do I need to do before class?:
Read the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty manual and complete the knowledge reviews. You also need to complete a PADI Student Record File (which includes a Medical Statement).  If you answer yes to any of the medical history questions, we must require a signed physicians approval before you participate. You can download and review the PADI Medical Statement here. Please print a copy to take to your physician for their approval and signature if required.
Digital Underwater Photographer Schedule: Class sessions Thurs. evenings 7 - 10pm; Dives and briefing / planning, Sat. and Sun. at Square Lake near Stillwater, Minnesota.

Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty class held at our store in Eagan, Minnesota.

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Contact our Eagan location to schedule

PADI also offers the academic portion of the Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty course in an online eLearning format. Complete the academics at home, then join Scuba Center to complete the in water skills / exercises.