Bluewater's Photo Workshops, offered all over the world

Bluewater's Photo Workshops, offered all over the world

Bluewater Travel Photo Workshops

World class dive destinations!


Why Join Our Photography Workshops?

  • 25% off photo gear rental from Bluewater Photo.
  • No hidden cost - Our daily photo workshops are included in the price of your trip. A Photo Professional will be on hand, both above and below the surface, to assist you with all elements of your photography, at no extra cost.
  • Suitable for all - New and experienced photographers are welcome on all our trips. Gain the necessary skills to start shooting great photos, increase your confidence finding the best underwater shots, or hone specific skills under expert guidance and 1-to-1 assistance throughout the trip. 
  • Designed around photography - We aim to work with resorts and liveaboards that provide photographer-friendly facilities. Their dives guides are also there to facilitate the best photos, as well as show you the reef.
  • Experienced dive travel experts & photo instructors - Our knowledgable team of Trip Leaders and Photo Professionals have years of experience in the field. Bluewater Travel comes from the same underwater photography enthusiasts behind and Click here to learn more about us.

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Trip Leader Mark Strickland briefing some of the best photo locations for an upcoming dive.  


What You Can Expect from Our Photo Workshops

  • Daily photo workshops - Our expert instructors will cover everything from equipment type and selection, choosing what's right for you, provide a high-level understanding of photography, discuss the concept of underwater photography, explain lighting and composition techniques, and offer practical hands-on tips, plus post-processing advice and more!
  • Consecutive days of practice & review - Keeps things fresh in your mind and allows you to practice what you have learned. Many new photographers experience noticable improvements within the first few days of a trip.
  • Daily photo image reviews - Our experts will critique and dicuss your shots, encouraging you to improve throughout the trip.
  • Quality time with fellow photographers - Sharing information and knowledge, trading ideas, peer critiques, the opportunities are endless.
  • And most importantly, unlimited access to a wealth of knowledge and advice from our photo leaders.


  • "The daily workshops were fun and also informative for everyone on our boat, from novice photographers to experienced professionals. We learned tips and tricks about lighting, framing and even post-processing. I have since applied a number of the techniques during future trips and have noticed significant improvement in my photos."
  • "He was patient, knowledgeable, organized, and friendly. He had a concern for all of us--travel-wise and photography-wise. He was one of the best. I'm a better shooter as a result of their instruction."
  • "This was my first photography workshop, so I didn't know what to expect. They always stopped by to see my photos when I was working on them and offered feedback. They were always eager to answer questions when I had them. They were fun to dive with, too!"
  • "Fantastic - very patient with everyone and knowledgeable."
  • "Assistance on the boat, and generally accessible attitude, particularly helpful."
  • "Bluewater sent an excellent trip leader and teacher. I highly recommend him. He is patient, exceptionally knowledgeable, has an excellent demeanor, and great communication skills. I look forward to going on another workshop."
  • "Over many decades of diving, I've gone on a number of photo workshops on liveaboard trips, but none come close to the standard set by Mark Strickland! Every day we had an hour or more discussion about some aspect of underwater photography, including some specialized topics that helped a lot, plus an image review of three or four shots each diver had taken that day. Mark's critiques were always constructive and our photos got steadily better. Mark is also a great guy, fun to travel with, fun to dive with. He never minded being asked for help, either! All in all one of the best trips ever! And we for sure will go on another of his trips soon!"
  • Have a non-photographer buddy? No worries! We are also completely non-photographer friendly and always have a few non photographers joining our trips!   




FEBRUARY 9 - 19, 2023 (10 NIGHTS)

✔️ Arguably the best diving in the world: highest number of fish and coral species in the world, great macro, amazing reefs and much more!

✔️ Great itinerary covering Raja Ampat’s best dive sites

✔️ FREE daily photo workshops & FREE NITROX!

 Raja Ampat Photo Workshop Raja Ampat Photo Workshop 

Was: $5,370 per person

NOW ONLY $4,870 per person

Trip Leader: Nirupam Nigam

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FEBRUARY 15 - 24, 2023 (9 NIGHTS)

✔️ Here you'll find not only sharks, jacks, barracudas, humpback whales, but also the mantas which are Socorro's claim to fame

✔️ Known to many as Mexico's "little Galapagos" because of the immense variety of flora and fauna

✔️ Optional 2-day shark and marine life safari in the Cape of Cabo and the Sea of Cortez

 Socorro Photo Workshop Socorro Photo Workshop 2023 

ONLY $4,095 per person

Trip Leader: Mark Hatter

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APRIL 2 - 13, 2023 (11 NIGHTS)

✔️ FREE daily photo workshops

✔️ Arguably the best diving in the world: highest number of fish and coral species in the world, great macro, amazing reefs, and much more

✔️ Great itinerary covering Indonesian dive sites.

✔️ Inclusive prices: accommodations, full-board and snacks, multilingual tour guides, and land excursions


 Triton Photo Workshop  

FROM $5,850 per person

Trip Leader: Mark Strickland

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APRIL 15 - 22, 2023 (7 NIGHTS)

✔️ One of the top dive sites in the Caribbean

✔️ Excellent visibility in the 80° F (26.6°C) water, perfect for underwater photographs/videos

✔️ Luxurious accommodations and all-inclusive package from the Little Cayman Beach Resort

✔️ FREE daily GoPro video workshops

 Cayman GoPro Workshop   Cayman GoPro Workshop

FROM $2,495 per person

Trip Leader: Todd Kortte

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JULY 22 - 29, 2023 (7 NIGHTS)

✔️ Amazing muck diving and an up-close look at Apo Island's coral reefs!

✔️ FREE daily photo workshops

✔️ Opportunities to photograph rare critter action

✔️ Stunning night dives 

 Dumaguete Photo Workshop   Dumaguete Photo Workshop

FROM $2,669 per person

Trip Leader: Mark Strickland

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SEPTEMBER 7 - 17, 2023 (10 NIGHTS)

✔️ World-class destination known as the soft coral capital of the world 

✔️ Best shark diving in Fiji with several species of sharks including bull sharks, silvertip sharks, lemon sharks, and the occasional tiger shark.

✔️ 10 nights: 3 nights at Waidroka Bay Resort & 7 nights at Volivoli Beach Resort

✔️ All-inclusive price: accommodation, diving, all meals, transfers, and taxes included

✔️ Unlimited shore diving on dive days

 Fiji Photo Workshop   Fiji Photo Workshop

FROM $4,015 per person

Trip Leader: TBD

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OCTOBER 14 - 21, 2023 (7 NIGHTS)

✔️ FREE daily underwater photography and video workshops

✔️ 3 dives/day in one of the most sought-after Caribbean diving destinations

✔️ Price includes accommodation, diving, transfers, all meals, snacks and beverages


 Cuba Photo & Video Workshop   Cuba Photo & Video Workshop

FROM $3,950 per person

Photo Instructor: Romona Reynolds
Video Instructor: Shane Reynolds

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