Course 1 – Lesson 1


This 19 page photo lesson teaches the following: Basic camera settings, settings reciprocity, depth of field, two practice exercises, and a quick quiz. This is the first lesson in building your underwater photo foundation!



Learn underwater photography fundamentals from the comfort of your own home.

This lesson is a pdf download that makes it easy to work through on your computer, tablet or mobile phone.

Course 1 – Lesson 1 consists of 19 pages discussing:

  • Settings used in underwater photography
  • Relationship between settings
  • Two different aperture and depth of field exercises
  • Quick quiz
  • Quick tips: Arm & clamp systems
  • Quick tips: Maintaining your housing o-rings

Lesson 1 is part of 3 lessons in Underwater Photography Course 1: The Fundamentals.

Lesson 2 covers: The histogram, exposure exercises, exposure process for macro and for wide-angle, a quick quiz, and basic light positions.

Lesson 3 covers: All about autofocus, autofocus exercises, basic composition, minimizing backscatter, and advanced light positions.

I recommend working through these underwater photo lessons before your dive trip so that you’re ready to start shooting great photos on your first dive. You can always Read my Bio and/or contact me with questions.


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