Age +10 YRS
Duration 1 TO 2 DAYS
Price €170

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialities. Capture photos of the underwater world around Gozo whilst scuba diving. Sound and motion diving stories in video format hold memories forever. Through PADI’s Scuba Earth®, or other social media platforms you can share underwater masterpieces with friends and family.

Who should take this course?

The PADI Digital Imaging course gives you the opportunity to use either video or photo imaging. Video is the best way to share motion, sound, sights and the dynamics of the underwater world.  Photography images allow you to take photographs in much detail with close-up macro shots, or of fellow dive Buddies, This course gets you going with underwater imaging quickly, allowing you to create videos and photos that are interesting and entertaining.

What will you learn?

Underwater cameras and video equipment come in all shapes and forms. Maybe you use a point and shoot camera or a camera which has a housing unit. Video cameras may have external lighting systems, or even GO-Pro cameras can easily be used. You will learn about:

  • Caring and maintaining your camera or video equipment
  • How to choose the correct underwater camera or video system for you
  • Use the PADI SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method to achieve great shots quickly with your camera
  • Learn good composition underwater
  • Focus, exposure and storylines using a video
  • Shot sequencing and shot types
  • Post dive editing showing you how to improve your photos or videos

What scuba gear will you use?

  • Basic scuba diving equipment
  • Digital underwater camera or video
  • Computer, laptop or other devices for downloading and reviewing your images.

What learning materials do you require?

Here you have the options of:

  • Studying with the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Manual and watching the Digital Underwater Photographer DVD in our classroom, along with your PADI Instructor. The Crew Pack contains both manual DVD and a white balance slate
  • Register online now with PADI to start your eLearning program immediately. The web-based course guides you through the principals behind great underwater imaging, which equally applies to video as well as photography. The eLearning program allows you to study at your own pace, using the interactive system and giving you access to an online version of the Digital Underwater Photography Manual. By completing your study online, you will be ready to complete both speciality courses, The Digital Underwater Photographer and the Underwater Videographer

For more information on e-learning, please follow this link PADI eLearning or contact us at


  • Participants must be 10 years of age or older
  • Minimum PADI Junior Open Water Diver or equivalent from another diving training agency
  • Participants under 18 years old require parent or guardian consent
  • Complete a diver medical questionnaire declaring you are in good physical health


One to two days

  • Knowledge development session
  • Two open water dives

Cost €170.00

  • Includes Manual and PADI Certification (classroom study only)
  • Transport to and from the dive site
  • Includes Equipment
  • Camera hire is available at DiveSMART at an extra cost

What is the next step?

Are your images blue or blurred?

Then snap up this course now and improve! Enrol here at or, sign up for PADI Underwater Digital Photographer online and start your eLearning program now

The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course offers you a fantastic way to improve your buoyancy, which is paramount for good photography or video imaging! Check it out!

Check out the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, with five specialities you can join this highly-rated scuba diver level.

Remember, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your PADI Instructor about earning credit

Click on the link to study the theoretical backgrounds before arriving in Gozo – anytime, anywhere!
PADI eLearning