Underwater Photography: Make Your Dive Gear Pay For Itself!
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Underwater Photography: Make Your Dive Gear Pay For Itself!

Discover the magic of underwater photography and start taking great images underwater with simple gear.
4.0 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,335 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2016
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Color balance like a pro
  • Select the right underwater camera, strobe, and gear
  • Keep your gear safe!
  • Take images using the right shutter speed, aperture, and composition
  • Understand what fish and animals to take pictures of underwater
  • How to approach a fish to get the right picture
  • How to take great eel pictures
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Requirements
  • No prerequisite knowledge
Description

I started my career in underwater photography any goal was to publish one article.  Within a few short months I had published my first article ever in Popular Photography and made $500!  I'll show you how I did it (the underwater photography part) in this course.  Don't be fooled, many online instructors have never published an article or made a single dollar as a photographer.  Learn the core skills you will need to take underwater pictures that have vibrant colors and sharp focus.

Master an underwater photography method in this comprehensive course.

  • Discover the best gear
  • Master your camera settings
  • Protect your gear
  • Find your confidence in underwater photography

Professional tips and tricks to improve your photography today

Learning the foundations of underwater photography that puts a powerful and very unique ability at your fingertips. Underwater photography brings the magic of the ocean to life in a powerful way.

Being a skilled underwater photographer sets you apart from the pack. Books, publications, and exhibits are prime venues for a talented underwater photographer

Content and Overview

Suitable for beginners and intermediate underwater photographers, in this course you'll learn the fundamentals of underwater photography color correction. You'll build a strong foundation as an underwater photographer that you can used around the world while adventuring underwater.

Starting with a practical application section of color correction, diving, wildlife, and safety checks you'll move to key theory lessons and some practical experiences from the field.

You will have the skills to setup, shoot, and edit underwater photos.

Then, put your skills to use as we enjoy sharing our photos and talking together in the course.

Complete with sample images, instruction, and knowledge checks, you can work alongside the instructor as you earn your verifiable certificate of completion.

Who is the target audience?
  • Photographers who are starting in underwater photography
  • Anyone taking a trip who plans on doing underwater photography
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Come with me as I take a waterproof color card in the pool and show you how light filters underwater. You'll also discover how to white balance your images in Lightroom (to get all that blue out) and the white balance and color correct videos. Tons of supplemental images and video included so be sure to check them out.

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We Need To Talk
01:51

Exposure, Focus, Color, and Composition - the four pillars to every good image

  • Discover the secret to exposure
  • Avoid blurry images before you even take a picture
  • Get knockout color underwater
  • Compose pictures like a pro
Exposure Color and Composition Explained
09:16

Maybe the most important part of underwater photography... thinking ahead and doing a bit of research before you get in the water.

Get This Wrong and You May As Well Give Away Your Camera
06:35

Discover the amazing underwater world

  • What fish you should look for
  • How to approach any fish
  • What fishes to avoid
  • Some "no brainer" shots that will blow your mind

Get To Know The Friends You'll Find Underwater - Understanding Underwater Life
07:38

Don't flounder! Know what you are doing in the water before you start.

  • Have a plan
  • Make good decisions
  • Stay safe
  • Get great pictures

Planning Your Dive Right, The Key To Safe and Fun Photography
07:39

You can't get this one wrong

  • The only thing that matters
  • Best practices
  • Additional resources

The Most Important Part...
07:39

An intro to water safety

  • Best practices
  • Lessons learned
  • Additional resources

Intro To Water Safety
04:35

A few technical notes to get your camera settings just right

  • Get better images
  • Adjust your shutter speed right
  • Adjust your aperture properly

Preview 04:35

Wrap up the entire course in this helpful and short review

  • Exposure, color, composition, and focus
  • The underwater world
  • A game plan for each time in the water
  • safety
  • wrap up

Preview 02:17

See if you've got it.

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About the Instructor
Rapid Growth Coaching Online
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12,648 Students
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  Rapid Growth Coaching Online is dedicated to helping everyone achieve their human potential.  

  We feature pro instructors with real world experience.  Our instructors all have a proven track record of success and have helped thousands of students reach their dreams.  Our photography instructors have worked with major corporations and have real world credibility. Our courses have helped thousands of students reach their goals.  Our students range from novice photographers filled with passion to fellow professionals looking to sharpen their skills.  

  Our instructors have been featured by Popular Photography, Digital Photography School, and Tamron.

What can you expect when you take one of our courses?  First, you'll see immediate progress.  Second, expect personal attention as all your questions are answered and you get feedback on every image you post.  Third, expect to have fun as you learn and grow.  

 Why not join us today and see what over 11,000 other students have discovered in our courses.  Join today and we'll see you inside the course.