• Underwater photography

Introduction to Underwater Photography

Workshop Purpose
Introduce land photographers to the underwater environment, the equipment options, and general photography considerations to help get a great shot below the surface.

Target Audience
People who have had experience with photography and would like to begin transferring their skills to the underwater environment.

 

 

COURSE OUTLINE

How to get started in the water:
○ The difference between Snorkeling / Freediving / Scuba Diving and what is
required for each
● Styles of Underwater Photography and examples
● Necessary Equipment for Underwater Photography:
○ Camera option
○ Housing options
○ Lighting options
○ Accessories
● Taking photos below the surface:
○ Underwater Photography Golden Rules
○ General Exposure settings
○ Safety Considerations for in water use
○ Travelling with and caring for your underwater equipment
● Popular Underwater Photography spots
○ Perth
○ Western Australia
○ Abroad
● Useful Resources and References

 

PREREQUISITES

  • Basic photography experience and an interest in transferring that skill to the underwater environment

Workshop Purpose
Introduce land photographers to the underwater environment, the equipment options, and general photography considerations to help get a great shot below the surface.

Target Audience
People who have had experience with photography and would like to begin transferring their skills to the underwater environment.

About Emma Burdett 

With over 8 years experience working as a scuba diving instructor and enthusiastic freediver, Emma is an expert in the underwater environment.
Her passion for photography below the surface started in 2009 when she invested in her first underwater camera, and since then Emma has travelled the world capturing and documenting her diving journey. Today Emma continues to lead diving holidays with a focus on photography and has combined her underwater experience, photography knowledge and Cert IV in Training & Assessment to develop a series of Underwater

Photography Workshops.
Emma’s photography style is about capturing the moment, she loves wide-angle shots and the occasional abstract macro shot. You may have seen some of Emma’s photos in the Submerged Nation Magazine, advertisements for diving stores and resorts, or on the walls of buildings in Perth CBD.

Price

Duration

Class Size

Time & Date

10am - 2pm Sunday 24th March 2019

Location

Shoot Photographic Workshops

Category
Intermediate
Tags
diving, photography, underwater, workshop