‘Twas the night before Christmas and while underwater, lots of creatures were stirring, under my light set on spotter…

Night dives give us the opportunity to observe nocturnal wildlife. We often have to camp out during the day waiting for shy animals, like octopuses, to emerge from their dens. At night, incredible creatures both large and small become active. The best time to photograph these creatures is during a night dive!

Mastering Night Photography

Everything changes at night. In the cover of darkness, shedding light on our subjects requires complicated skills. Even the camera equipment and scuba gear we bring is different on a night dive. But the complexity doesn’t end there. 

Join Photo Pro Andrea Whitaker as she sheds light on the mysteries of night photography! Whether you are comfortable with a DSLR or point-and-shoot camera, drift or still photography, Andrea will help you fine tune your night photo skills. 


Lighting and camera settings vary greatly depending on your subject matter. The Night Photography workshop can be adapted to different locations.

Are you comfortable with macro night photography at Blue Heron Bridge? Do you prefer drift photography on Blackwater dive charters? No matter what style you prefer, Andrea can tailor the workshop to your specific equipment and skills.

  • Standard SCUBA Equipment
  • Underwater Camera Kit
  • Primary & Backup Light (Strobes and/or Video lights may be acceptable)
  • Tank Light (glow stick)
  • Laptop or Tablet for image review and minor editing

Certification requirements vary based on workshop location. For help finding the best workshop for you, contact us at 561-840-8750 or email reservations@puravidadivers.com.


Demo equipment from Backscatter Underwater Photo & Video may be available to use during your photo workshop.  Supplies are limited, so ask about renting demo gear when you sign up.

Ready to dive in? Grab your camera and an underwater light, and join us for the night photography workshop! To save your spot, or with questions, contact us at 561-840-8750 or reservations@puravidadivers.com.

Not yet a night diver? Learn new skills and enhance your abilities by joining us for a class. Take the first step toward night diving by joining us for a guided dive.