Capture the Underwater World!

During the Digital Underwater Photographer course, you’ll learn how to take underwater photos you’ll be proud to share with others.

Avoid beginner mistakes and shorten the learning curve with tips from the pros. Learn how to use underwater photography lights (strobes), avoid backscatter and enhance color.

You could spend hours learning underwater photography through trial and error, or you can take a shortcut. Learn professional tricks and tips for taking great photos underwater and the best way to capture video while scuba diving with a GoPro (or other action camera).

What you can expect to learn

  • Use underwater strobes
  • Photograph marine life
  • Choose photo equipment
  • Reduce backscatter
  • Use your action camera underwater

Course Equipment Requirements

Each student will be responsible for providing the following gear:

  • BCD
  • Regulator
  • Dive Computer
  • Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Etc. 
  • Exposure protection (if needed)

Required Specialty Equipment:

  • Underwater Camera System

All students must provide their own underwater camera system. 

We have rental gear available at an additional cost. 

When enrolled in a course with Space Coast Dive Center you will receive a 10% student discount on all gear purchases. 

Course Prerequisites

Age requirement: 

10 years or older

Course Prerequisite:

Open Water Diver certification

All divers must be medically fit to dive. Please reach out to the Dive Center for the most recent copy of the diver medical form. 

How do I get Started?

During two dives you’ll get hands-on experience taking photos with a compact camera or action camera (use your own or ask about rental). You’ll use the SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method for getting great shots.

How long will this take?

Entire course: 2 days

How much is the course?


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