Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
PADI-0024
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
18 hours (flexible modular schedule)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Photography or Recreation
Description

Objective:

To develop the student diver's practical knowledge of photographic principles, care and maintenance of photographic equipment, and to enable the diver to take properly composed, focused, and exposed underwater photographs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Familiar with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, hazards, and enjoyment of underwater still photography

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to photography and the underwater world
  • Photography basics
  • Exposure
  • Focus and perspective
  • Controlling motion
  • Color and the spectrum
  • Camera types
  • Strobe photography
  • Photographic principles
  • Housings and strobes
  • Composition
  • Underwater photo systems maintenance
  • Film selection
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures
Supplemental Materials

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