HOW DOES IT WORK?
The course is hosted by underwater photo pro, Ran Mor.
During this 1-day workshop, Ran will teach you the methods he developed for getting great results right away.
We will do 2 long dives during the way.
We will have 2 classroom sessions - one theory class before the dives and one post-processing session after.
Small group - up to 5 participants.
Ran will be available for additional questions after the course when you go on your next dives.
The group participants will be added to a dedicated Facebook group, where you can also post photos for review and ask questions.
All levels are welcome! The course is perfect for beginners as well as more experienced photographers.
*In case you are a group of 3 and want a different date, let us know in the booking form.
Interested in a private course?
Price - $385 USD, let us know the dates in the booking form.
What will YOU LEARN?
Understand the different settings and how to adjust them (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO etc.)
Types of underwater lighting, proper use and positioning of UW strobes and LED video lights.
WIDE ANGLE PHOTOGRAPHY
Learn how to shoot stunning wide angle scenes of reefs, big pelagics and schools of fish.
How to arrange all the elements in your frame, essential rules, getting that "Wow factor".
Why you should shoot RAW vs JPG and how to handle RAW files properly to get the most out of them.
Shooting macro subjects, how to spot them, focusing techniques, using close-up lenses.
Best lenses to use for DSLR / Mirrorless shooters and all about wet lenses for compact shooters.
MARINE LIFE BEHAVIOUR
Know your subject and anticipate the shot. How to approach various subjects to get the best shot.
Analyzing your shots, how to detect various common mistakes and how to correct them during the dive.
Editing your images to get the most out of them (Mostly using Adobe Lightroom).
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR - RAN MOR
Ran is an ocean lover, explorer, world traveler, entrepreneur, divemaster, professional underwater photographer and a web expert, who loves to teach and share his experience with others.
Ran has been leading underwater photography expeditions around the world for the past 6 years and has recently founded the Cozumel Underwater Photography School.
Thanks to his experience at Mozaik Underwater Cameras, a leading retailer for underwater photography gear, Ran is always up to date with almost every existing camera, housing, strobe, or accessory in the market and has personally tested a lot of gear. This accumulated knowledge is invaluable when assisting other aspiring photographers and teaching them about their own gear.
Had a marvelous time learning underwater photography in during the 3rd Bonaire Underwater Photo trip. Ran is an excellent teacher, was patient and instinctually aware of the needs of all who were in the seminar.
Sylvia Gail Moore
I did the March 2019 Palau trip with Ran Mor and could not have been happier. I cannot say enough good things about Ran and his company. Really, words do not do him justice, you have to experience it first hand and go on one of his trips!
Ran is a consummate professional, I would highly recommend any of his trips for any standard of photographer. The recent trip had first time compact users all the way up to professional level. Ran managed to make everything clear and concise, equipment knowledge was superb and his training is pitch perfect
What is this course all about?
Underwater photography shouldn’t be that difficult!
During my line of work, I encounter countless divers who are frustrated with their photography and just can’t seem to get it right.
Colors don’t come out the way you expected, the focus is elusive and even the nudibranchs seem to run away from the camera. All the different settings sound so confusing and how do you handle all of that while equalizing, breathing, keeping your buoyancy and staying the group?
I remember exactly how I started and how terrible my photos were back then. If I had some proper guidance during my endless attempts, it would have probably made things much easier.
During this 1-day workshop, we will visit is a shore dive site, known for an abundance of species such as pufferfish, lobster, rainbow wrasse, spotted stingrays, moray eels, blennies, arrow crabs, banded coral shrimp, sea horses, frogfish and more!
While we can’t guarantee anything, on most dives we encounter most of the species we listed above :)
Cozumel is one of my favorite places for underwater photography. It’s easily accessible from anywhere in North America, there are plenty of dive sites to choose from, the reefs are spectacular, visibility is mind-blowing and the diving is great year-round. Yes, even during “hurricane season”.
What are you waiting for?