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Image Today's world is changing and developing very quickly. Things that were unavailable
quite recently, are now entirely common. The absolute evidence of this is the
underwater photographing. Launch of digital technology enabled a fast spread of
underwater cameras, video cameras and underwater casings. The most important things
were ensured by the great competition among producers, which made prices of this
technology accessible to wide ranks of divers, for whom the course of Underwater
Digital Photography is designed. The theoretical part of the course takes place in
the study room, the practical part in the pool, closed water, or in open water, for
example in sea. Graduates  from the courses  learn the basics of taking photographs
under water, or they can expand their earlier acquired knowledge in the advanced
course with the use of professional recording technology.
- Introduction to the underwater photography
- System of digital photographic technology
- Work with digital technology under water
- Movement under water with recording technology
- Making photoshots under water
- Composition of underwater shots
- Editing of underwater photographies
- Professional underwater photographic technology (PPFT)
- Analogue and digital PPFT – differences and advantages
- Flash devices, more flashes, work in the SLAVE regime
- Work with  PPFT in demanding conditions - shipwrecks, caves, currents
- Equilibration of white, record of the image in the regime RAW
- Elaboration of the image in the program Adobe Photoshop
- Underwater film,  work with  digital video ca,eras of the HDD format
Image The lessons proceed with the use of semi-professional and professional devices  for
underwater photographing and filming.  Thus, graduates can familiarize themselves
with this technology not only in a theoretical way but above all in a practical way. 
What is available:  Nikon 8008s with the casing Ikelite 80s, Olympus E20P with the
casing Light and Motion - Titan, Nikon D70  with the casing Sealux CD70-GD and Nikon
D2X with the casing Sealux CD2-GD. Objektivy Olympus 9-36, Nikkor 12-24 ED DX, Nikkor
17-55 ED DX, Nikkor 18-70 ED DX,  Nikkor 10,5 mm ED DX  Flash devices Ikelite 400,
Ikelite 125D, Ikelite 100 and two control flashes  Nikon SB-800 with casings  Sealux
CX800-BU and direct underwater lights of the stationary MTS headlamp 300 W/12V,
mobile Green Forse and Technisub. For filming: video  camera SONY HDD F1 30 GB with
the casing
Image The basic lessons and familiarization with professional photographic technology takes
place in the pool.  You will learn there to control and set the devices under water, 
to manipulate  with them, you will learn arrangement, orientation and setting of
flash lights. Equilibration of photographic cameras  and of the white colour under
water,  work with the camera in automatic, semi-automatic and manual regimes. 
Methods of photographing of both stationary and moving, big and microscopic objects
are trained.  In the framework of the course, students work with technologies of
various brands and they have possibility to try out a whole series of lenses, fixed
focal-length or zoom lenses.
Image After acquiring practical experiences and habits with  handling and use of the
devices, the further work already takes place in open water.  However,  to be able to
do this step, it is necessary to have a perfect knowledge, to use photographic
technology virtually „without looking“, but above all to master diving skills
absolutely perfectly and subconsciously.
It is best to start photographing and filming under water in coral, warm and pellucid
seas.  There are many objects suitable to being photographed, everything is very
colourful and already the first results can be very good.  This is very important for
further development and enthusiasm of the beginning diver - photograph.  For
experienced divers with  great practice,  it is possible to organize training even
under more complicated  conditions of caves, shipwrecks or with water of lower
visibility, according to the level of their diving licence.