Discover Underwater Photography

Discover Underwater Photography

Photo: © Romir Aglugub

For Non-DIVERS, beginner & pro level photographers. Certified or non-certified divers are welcome to join.

What will be covered

  • Explore what it takes to be an underwater photographer.
  • Understand the different kind of digital camera that can be used for underwater photography.
  • Experience how to use a point and shoot (P&S) camera underwater.
  • Understand the different underwater camera casing/housing, & know the difference between hard & soft camera casing/housing.
  • Understand the importance of Good Basic Diving Skills as primary tool to become a competent underwater (UW) photographer.


  • Knows how to swim: Non scientific swimming skill is acceptable
  • Medically Fit (particularly: no active asthma, no uncontrolled hypertension, no heart diseases, no insulin-dependent diabetes).
  • Must be willing to sign course waiver and other administrative paper works.

What to bring

  • Bring swimming apparel (standard swim suit / swimming trunk)
  • If you own one – bring dedicated underwater camera, or camera with underwater housing. If you don’t own one please DO NOT buy yet.


  • 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm - Classroom session at PCCI
  • 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Swimming pool session within Makati

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