PADI Underwater Videographer Course

With the PADI Underwater Videographer course, you will learn to capture the sights, sounds, and dynamic motion of the marine world. As a videographer, you will be taught the fundamentals so that you can create engaging and entertaining videos that everyone likes. Underwater videos are simply amazing as they capture the sights, sounds, motion and dynamics of the underwater world beautifully. 

The PADI Underwater Videographer Specialty course is perfect for you if you are interested in making the best clips by learning how to edit your scuba diving stories. You can share these with your friends via ScubaEarth and other social media as well. These underwater videos are entertaining, interesting, and worth watching multiple times. If you are at least ten years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver, then you can enrol in this interesting PADI speciality course.

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The PADI instructor at Aqua Nomad will teach you selecting, maintaining, and caring for your underwater video equipment. It will include housed unit with external lights as well as your underwater camera that also shoots videos. Fundamentals like exposure, focus, storyline, and sequencing will be covered by you during this course. After the dive, you will learn about the editing process and bringing out videos that capture scuba adventures in the truest sense.

There is a possibility that the first dive of this PADI diver course may credit as an adventure dive toward the Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Talk to your instructor to know more about earning credit. 


An underwater video camera and basic scuba equipment are obviously needed. You should have video editing equipment in order to edit your videos. It generally involves a computer with editing software. In order to get high-quality underwater videos, you should ask the PADI instructor while scuba diving.

Getting Started

The basics of underwater imaging can be learnt with the PADI’s eLearning option, which is a digital underwater photographer online program. A section is dedicated to the video along with other sections that include still photography. It is a web-based educational program that teaches you the principles of great underwater imaging and video. Both the speciality courses, Underwater Videographer and Digital Underwater Photographer, can be completed by studying independently online.

Scuba Diving in the Andaman Islands

Your vacation in Andaman Island is incomplete if you don’t go for scuba diving here. Havelock Island, which was renamed Swaraj Dweep in 2018, is known for the best diving spots in Andamans. This is popular for having white sandy beaches, hypnotising turquoise lagoons, colourful corals, tempting cobalt waters, and enthralling marine life. Imagine going into the depths of such a magical place! It would be an experience of a lifetime. People from all over the world come to the Andaman Islands to experience this amazing water adventure activity, and their preference is Havelock Island because that’s the one-stop destination for enjoying so many water sports. 

If you are a water enthusiast (or not), you are going to enjoy the incredible marine life offered by the emerald isles. Diving is an extremely thrilling and amazing activity for all the water babies. You will be provided with all the necessary equipment including an oxygen cylinder, water goggles, a pair of fins, a regulator, weights (to keep you underwater), etc. To enjoy this life-changing experience, you don’t need to be an experienced swimmer; a beginner can also have a truly rewarding time under the water while exploring the unknown. You cannot afford to miss a glimpse of the underwater world in Havelock Island. It is beyond your imagination for sure!

Most of the diving sites are in water not deeper than twenty meters. However, deeper and newer spots are being discovered that are highly recommended. You can reach these dive sites in 30 minutes to 2 hours by boat. Their topography and fish life are incomparable here. The prescribed depth limits are strictly followed by all diving instructors for safety purposes. Scuba diving in Andaman Island is strictly performed under the supervision of professional trainers. But those tourists, who are experienced and certified, can request to dive at a site that is deeper than their previous experiences. 

Explore the beauty of ocean depths

In Havelock Island, you can indulge yourself in the fascinating activity of scuba diving and make your trip unforgettable. The dives are conducted preferably early in the morning because of clear visibility and increased chances of finding breathing corals during that time of the day. Complete assistance is given by the PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certified scuba instructor. 

Once you reach the dive site, you will be required to wear the proper equipment for scuba diving and listen to all the instructions carefully before embarking on your underwater experience. The universal underwater signs for communication will be taught to you. You will be given a test dive session in the shallow waters so that you can become familiar with the gear. He will accompany you through the entire procedure. After making you do breathing practice and other techniques along with answering your questions (if any), the trainer will take you under the water. That would be the exact moment when you will forget everything else that is happening outside!

Please note: Consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicating products is strictly prohibited before scuba diving.

If you are always ready for an adventure and excited to explore what our wonderful planet has to offer, then scuba diving sounds like a perfect activity for you. While discovering the incredible marine life, you will challenge yourself at so many levels you wouldn’t have even imagined. Your underwater experience will boost all your senses and open your eyes to a whole new magical world! That’s why, we would suggest you to get yourself scuba dive certification and go for your first dive as soon as you can.

If you are already on a beach holiday, then capturing your scuba diving experience in your camera will add some extra adventure to your vacation.

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