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Aquatic Adventures will be hosting a series of underwater photography and videography classes and workshops in 2015. This is an opportunity to take your photos and videos to the next level. 

Classes will be conducted by Tim Neumann, international award winning professional underwater photographer. 

Introduction to Underwater Photography

From simple "point and shoot" cameras to advanced digital single lens reflex (DSLR) bodies, digital photography has not only revolutionized shooting pictures, but it has also opened up a whole new world underwater. 

What was once the domain of a select few, with a large pool of resources and a tremendous amount of patience, is now readily available to the casual open water scuba diver.

Join Aquatic Adventures and international award winning underwater photographer Tim Neumann, for an in-depth (no pun intended!) look at underwater photography. 

Starting with an overview of available underwater cameras and equipment, we will explore tips and techniques that will aid you in getting the best, most dynamic underwater images possible. 

Class will start at 9:00 am - 11:00 am, plan to get in the pool to practice shooting in the water from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. We will provide tanks and weights, however if you need need to rent any other scuba gear it will be an additional $25.00. 

whats included

Each student, that participates in this course, will receive the following:

  1. Hours of classroom based instruction
    1. Learn valuable pre-dive settings
    2. Learn helpful composition tips
    3. Learn insightful composition guidelines
  2. Hours shooting in the pool, with helpful instruction as you shoot
    1. Try what you have learned in class Learn what to do and what not to do
    2. Receive immediate feedback
  3. Course study guide
    1. Reference preferred system settings
    2. Review optimum lighting scenarios
  4. Underwater Photographer's Reference Slate
    1. Refer to settings as you dive
    2. Reminders for ideal composition
    3. Take notes as you shoot

Course Price: $150.00

Introduction to Video Editing with iMovie


If you are like many people, capturing underwater video is as far as you get, with hours and hours of video footage still stored on your camera. We are here to break that habit, it's time to turn that footage into an edited masterpiece.

In this course, we will explore the ins and outs of editing video in Apple's iMovie video editing software. 

First things first, we will start by getting all that footage organized, and then we will learn techniques and helpful approaches for separating the good from the bad.  

Once we have our clips selected we will begin by putting our video timeline together. Want professional transitions, titles and sound, no problem we cover that next.

We wrap things up with a discussion on exporting and sharing your newly created masterpiece. Welcome to the world of video! 


Adobe Lightroom For Underwater Photographers

So, the dive trip is over and you have a couple of thousand images on your memory cards, in your digital camera. 

If you are like a lot of photographers, your slide show involves how many people you can gather around your camera, while pressing the next image arrow. 

Join professional photographer Tim Neumann as he takes you through a thorough exploration of Lightroom and the many ways that it can assist you in image management, editing, displaying, and outputting your underwater images. 

While a laptop is not required, those participants who bring laptops with them, with Lightroom installed, will have the ability to follow along with the many examples presented in the class. We'll even have Lightroom 4 and a sample image library available for your use!

Whats included:

Each student, that participates in this course, will receive the following:

  1. 4 Hours of classroom based instruction
    1. Learn valuable image workflow techniques
    2. Learn insightful Lightroom editing steps
    3. Learn underwater specific settings and edits
    4. Learn methods for sharing and outputting images
  2.  Sample Underwater Image Library
    1. 500+ ready to edit images
    2. Importable for sample catalog operations
    3. Learn valuable sorting, key wording, and flag skills
    4. Learn valuable catalog management tricks
  3. 30 Day - Adobe Lightroom 4 Trial Software
    1. Try out Lightroom 4 before you buy
    2. Install the software on your system
    3. Easily upgrade to a licensed copy
  4. Course Study Guide, USB Memory Key
    1. Reference to valuable shortcut operations
    2. Reference to preferred workflow management
    3. Handy reference for common edit operations

Course Price: $75.00