This course is to provide the diver with the skills
and knowledge to enjoy underwater photography while minimizing the
risks of such activities. This is a course of underwater photography
techniques, not lab techniques.
Coverage is to include underwater photographic equipment,
films, photo techniques, lighting techniques, fundamentals of photography,
underwater camera techniques and underwater photo problems.
Divers are to actually take underwater photographs
and have the results reviewed and critiqued. Activities of other
diving courses may be used to provide photographic opportunities.
PREREQUISITES FOR ENTERING THE COURSE
Age. Minimum is 15 years. (Junior certification for
ages 12 - 14 years is allowed. See “Policies Applying to All Courses”:
Age, Junior Certification.”) Certification: Scuba Diver certification
or the equivalent is required. The instructor is to ensure adequate
student knowledge and capability before any open water training
and shall use skill or other evaluations to do so.
The above course description is general in term.
There will be variations on the course depending on certification