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Underwater Videographer

The PADI Underwater Videographer Course

Other than taking someone diving, there’s only one way to show someone the sounds, motion and dynamics of the underwater world: video.

The Fun Part

Show your scuba vacation adventures to your friends and family. Use your editing skills to share your clips with the world through YouTube, MySpace, Facebook and more. Use your underwater videos to turn more of your friends into dive buddies.

What You Learn

The PADI Underwater Videographer Specialty course shows you how to create videos that are interesting, entertaining and worth watching again and again.

Scuba diver practicing their underwater videography skills

  • Selecting, maintaining and caring for your underwater video equipment
  • Videography fundamentals, such as
       · exposure
       · focus
       · shot types
       · moves
       · story line
       · shot sequencing.
  • The post-dive editing process where you take your raw footage and create an underwater masterpiece.

By the time you complete the course, you’ll have gone through the entire basic video production process.

Underwater Videographer Specialty Chart

 

 

 

 

 

 

To purchase learning materials and equipment, contact your local PADI dive shop or resort

Your Next Adventure

Part of the secret to getting good video is having great buoyancy skills to capture the footage you’re seeking. The Peak Performance Buoyancy course can help you fine tune your skills.

Also, some of the tips and skills you learn from underwater videography can also help you take better underwater photos. Check out the Digital Underwater Photography course.

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