- The course involves 5 sessions over 5 weeks – including two theoretical lessons and three practical excursions. (1 session per week)
- Theoretical lessons are both in-house with each approximately 2 to 2 ½ hours long.
- Practical excursions approximately 2 to 3 hours each – different venues and different scenarios / photography types / genres.
- A basic understanding of your equipment. NB: Please go through your owner’s manual BEFORE the course will commence. (We will not have time to figure out how your own / personal equipment works / functions during lesson times, as basic photography principles and aspects will be covered during lessons.)
- Own transport to and from practical excursions – (travel arrangements may be organized by the Dive Centre if and where applicable).
- All extra expenses e.g. snacks & drinks / entrance fees during excursions to your own cost.
- Full payment required before commencement of the course.
Aim Of The Course
- To get comfortable with your equipment.
- To get a basic understanding of photographic principles – both theoretical and practical
- To understand the basic terms and terminology used in photography.
- To become more passionate about your hobbies – and to combine them better: Diving & Photography – a winner combination.
- To be able to apply photographic principles on multiple disciplines / genres of photography.
- The photography course is designed with both beginners and intermediate enthusiasts in mind, and for the person who want to take their level of understanding photography a notch up!
- To get a “hands-on” opportunity to experience photography in the field and under the guidance of experts.
- Your own camera system (including either DSLR-body AND Lenses and/or Point-n-Shoot camera)
- Your own underwater camera housing. (where applicable)
- Your own extra’s e.g. Tripod, Filters, Flash, cable release etc. (where applicable, but this is optional and not mandatory or compulsory)
- If you are planning to purchase any equipment before the course, rather be advised to contact us first to obtain more information.