A Beginners Guide to Underwater Photography - Online Course
7th March: 7:30PM GMT/2:30PM EST/1:30PM CST
Zoom class, approx duration of 2 hours
Have you always wanted to learn more about underwater photography? Got your first camera but not sure how to use it or how to edit photos? Or are you just starting out and looking for some hints and tips to take you to the next level? Our new underwater photography online course is for you!! Hosted by Girls that Scuba member and photographer Jenni Collier (you may have seen some of her photos from our last Girls that Scuba day in Gili T) this interactive online course will equip you with a ton of knowledge, power and confidence - and you'll be learning with other Girls that Scuba members too! Take a look at the examples of Jenni's work (pictured) and what you will learn here:
What will you learn?
The basics of photography and how to apply these skills underwater
Choosing the right equipment to shoot underwater: From budget to pro
Lighting a subject underwater: With and without strobe lights.
Shooting video underwater
Scuba diving tips for shooting in an underwater environment
Ethics in underwater photography
Editing and post-production: Adobe Lightroom
What will you gain?
You will learn the foundations of photography and how to take professional photographs underwater.
Learn to choose the right camera equipment for you, your underwater environment and your budget.
How to maintain and clean your underwater camera equipment.
Learn about composition, framing and focusing on your subject.
Understand strobe lighting and natural lighting techniques to enhance your subject.
Tips and tricks on how to take photos while scuba diving.
An understanding of your role and impact when taking photographs underwater and tips on how to get the best shot without disturbing the environment.
What you will takeaway:
How to edit your photographs in Adobe Lightroom to a professional standard and how to eliminate underwater hurdles such as green/blue hues, backscatter and blurry motion shots.
A comprehensive skill set in underwater photography, composition and lighting.
A guide to underwater photography equipment
Skills to photograph animals, humans and underwater landscapes
Photo and video examples to demonstrate these skills
A set of 4 mobile Lightroom presets for quick editing on the go
About your instructor
Jenni Collier is an underwater photographer, videographer and editor. Her career has taken her around the world to live in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and now back to her home country, Australia. Jenni began her career as a Production Assistant creating tv commercials in Australia's leading production houses while studying at the Queensland University of Technology. She now has 8 years experience in the creative industries covering photography, videography, producing and editing for tv, weddings, events, documentaries and more.
Since 2017, Jenni has been living on the small paradise island of Gili Air, Indonesia, where she worked as the in-house Underwater Photographer, Videographer and Marketing Manager at Manta Dive Gili Air. Most recently, Jenni has returned to home soil in Australia where you can find her photographing above and under water for national and intentional clients. You can see more of her work on her Instagram