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      News — Underwater Photography

      Dive Weeks with Pinetrees Lodge

      Dive Weeks with Pinetrees Lodge

      Spaces are filling quickly to be part of dive week being hosted by Pinetrees Lodge and Pro Dive Lord Howe Island. Your dive week will include:

      • 10 dives, 1 sunrise dive and 1 night dive (first time this package has been offered!) Dive gear and guide included
      • Glorious food prepared by Pinetrees Lodge so you can relax after diving. Food includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and 4-5 course dinners
      • 6 nights accommodation (Pay 6, stay for 7 if you book before 31st May 2016)
      • Airport transfers
      • Full use of lodge facilities

      For more information, visit http://www.pinetrees.com.au/rates-packages/dive-weeks?prev1=/rates-and-packages 

      Underwater Photography Workshop with A Cotton Photo!

      We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting an Underwater Photography Workshop with Amanda Cotton. Details are:

      Date: March 2017

      Group Size: 10 divers

      Best For: Intermediate to Experienced Divers

      Price: AU$3000

      Additions: Underwater Photography Workshop with Amanda Cotton

      Trip Information:

      • 7 nights lodging at Leanda Lei Apartments, 5 days diving

      • 11 dives: 2 dives per day, depart at 9am, return around 1pm, 1 night dive. Balls Pyramid to be included in these dives if weather permits

      • Airport transfers

      • Morning refreshments on dive days (tea, coffee, biscuits)

      • Lunch every day

      • Afternoon photography workshop sessions

      *Excludes flights. Book early to avoid disappointment.

      Join photographer Amanda Cotton for an underwater photography experience like no other. The expedition includes an in depth underwater photography workshop covering :

      • Strobe/housing configurations

      • Basic exposure and understanding

      • White balancing

      • Shooting modes/ etc. 

      • Strobe use and function

      • Photoshop tutorials including workflow

      • Information on shooting macro including strobe use

      • Exposure and lighting techniques, etc.

      • Information on shooting close up wide angle

      • Exposure changes for different environments 

      • Strobe techniques

      • Backscatter removal

      • Basic workflow for image cataloging

      • Copyright protection information

      • Conversion to black and white

      • Removal of unwanted items in image

      • Printing techniques

      • Other subjects of interest

      Workshop is open to all shooters from beginner photographers to advanced shooters. While we are excited to offer the Underwater Photography Workshop at no additional cost to this expedition pariticpation in the course is not required to join us on this adventure.

      To secure your spot, simply book online http://www.prodivelordhoweisland.com.au/products/photography-course-with-a-cotton-photo

      or

      If direct deposit is preferred, email lisa@prodivelordhoweisland.com.au to receive a Booking Form.