Underwater Photographer Course

Would you like to become an Underwater Photographer? Take our 3.5-day Underwater Photographer Course and gain an excellent grounding in underwater photography with plenty of useful knowledge & techniques.

The Liquid Lense Underwater Photographer Course is a 3.5-day underwater digital photography course covering all the skills and training you need to take fantastic underwater photos. This course is designed for divers thinking about taking up underwater photography as a serious hobby.


  • Age 15+
  • 3.5 Days
  • Certified diver
  • In Good HealthNot suffering from a cold or ear infection, and meet PADI Course Health Requirements.

Like Fun & Adventure!

Day 1

3 hrs (flexible)
(Edit Suite)
Learn about the camera you’ll be using during the course. We’ll introduce underwater photography fundementals, including light, colour, composition, angles and positioning. Familiarise yourself with the camera functions and location of controls. Cover the set-up and care of underwater camera housings and prepare for the next day out on the dive boat.

Day 2

08:00 – 15:30
Your Instructor will brief and remind you how to check and use your underwater camera and housing. You’ll be working in Programme Mode and evaluating white balance, and will have set exercises and subjects to try and capture. We’ll review your photos and you’ll receive tips and feedback to help make the most of your camera on the next day’s diving.

Day 3

08:00 – 15:30
Make a further 2 dives out on the dive boat with your Liquid Lense Instructor. We’ll introduce further exercises, shot types & techniques to take your photography skills to the next level using Manual Mode. At the end of the day, we’ll provide more feedback on your photos.




Day 4

3-4 hrs (flexible)
(Edit Suite)
Select a few of your images and spend time perfecting them using computer editing software. Learn techniques to correct many common underwater photography problems from basic cropping and contrast correction, to colour enhancement and backscatter removal.Leave with a CD containing all your images to take home and enjoy.

Underwater Photographer Course, Age 15+, 3.5-days




Why Choose Liquid Lense & Scubafish?

What's included in the price?

The Underwater Photographer course costs THB and includes:

  • Free transfers to & from any Lanta resort
  • Small groups (max 4 per Instructor)
  • Camera Rental
  • A CD containing the photos you take
  • Dive equipment rental
  • Free Scubafish T-Shirt

When you are out on the dive boats we also include:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Iced Coffee
  • Fruit juices
  • Fizzy drinks
  • Tea & coffee
  • Fresh fruit
  • Towels

Optional Extras:

  • Private Instructor – [pinst_1d_full]? THB p/day

Additional Fees:

National Marine Park Entry Fees:

– [mp_full]?? B p/dayHigh Season only (November-April)

Beome an Underwater Photographer:

  • A rewarding underwater hobby
  • Share your images and experiences
  • Take fantastic photos
  • Understand composition and practice shot types
  • Add an exciting new dimension to your world!


How often do courses run?

Courses start every day. You can book now, or come in to see see us while you’re on holiday in Ko Lanta. We offer free transfers to and from your resort in Ko Lanta.

What's the next step?

If you’d like to get more practice taking underwater photos, we’ll give you discounted diving, camera rental & even studio time to ensure you get the most from your time with us on daily dive trips to some of the best dive sites in Thailand.

What will I learn in the Liquid Lense Underwater Photographer Course?

The 3.5 day course is split into camera equipment training, 4 open water dives and an introduction to editing techniques:


During the session in the Liquid Lense edit suite, you’ll learn about photographic composition, techniques, light and colour and how to utilize these to make your photos stand out! You’ll discuss aperture, shutter speed, ISO and manual settings.

You’ll become familiar with the underwater camera you will be using, and discuss which settings and controls to use. We’ll also run through proper care and set-up of the underwater housing

During the days out on the boat you’ll complete 2 dives per day accompanied by one of our Liquid Lense experts.

You’ll check the housing prior to diving, review your goals for the day, and be set a series of shot types, including sunburst, silhouette, fast moving subjects, flash, black background, low light, macro, divers with marine life and portraits. You’ll move from Program to Manual settings, adjust your ISO and learn to manually evaluate white balance. You’ll experiment with angles and positions.

We’ll review your photos and progress in more depth and provide constructive feedback. Select a few of your favourite images and spend some time perfecting them using computer editing software (Lightroom/Photoshop). Learn techniques to correct many common underwater photography problems from basic cropping and contrast correction, to colour enhancement and backscatter removal. Leave with a CD containing all your images, plus the edited versions, to take home and enjoy.



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Underwater Photographer Course, Age 15+, 3.5-days


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