Dive4Photos is the Premium Underwater Photography Training Facility in Thailand.

The philosophy that allows Dive4Photos to excel; provide only underwater photography training, guiding services specifically for underwater photographers, dive courses that teach the essential skills to improve your underwater photography, plus provide expert advice and assistance in purchasing underwater photography equipment in Thailand. Basically, anything related to underwater photography and nothing else. We use high quality camera equipment, operate private air-conditioned classroom facilities and conduct our diving in association with Dive Point who operate the most spacious and comfortable dive boat on the island, that makes the perfect platform for conducting underwater photography training.

Located on the beautiful island of Koh Tao, sitting in the middle of the Gulf of Thailand, we are surrounded by tropical water abundant with marine life. Easy diving conditions and close proximity to all dive sites make for the ideal environment for underwater photography training. Dive4Photos has a varied selection of courses on offer catering for beginners through to advanced level photographers, so it doesn't matter if you are new to photography or have been shooting for some time, Dive4Photos can accommodate your photographic requirements.

At Dive4Photos you can learn with Professional Photographer, Underwater Photo Instructor & PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Alex Tyrrell, whose images have been published in numerous dive magazines, he regularly writes underwater photography technique articles for various publications and he has been a guest speaker at Dive Shows in both the UK and Philippines.

Custom Photography Training

Private tailor-made underwater photography tuition run on a 1-to-1 basis to guarantee personal attention and focus on the topics you want to cover. Complete 2-dives in either the morning or afternoon and a half-day classroom session. Whether you would like to work on your macro techniques, shooting wide-angle, strobe positioning, capturing marine life behaviour, or any other subject that interests you, the choice is yours with Custom Photography Training.

Custom Photography Training

Private tailor-made underwater photography tuition run on a 1-to-1 basis to guarantee personal attention and focus on the topics you want to cover. Complete 2-dives in either the morning or afternoon and a half-day classroom session. Whether you would like to work on your macro techniques, shooting wide-angle, strobe positioning, capturing marine life behaviour, or any other subject that interests you, the choice is yours with Custom Photography Training.

PADI DIve Centre Pro Photographer Course

The ultimate underwater photography course where you will complete 30 photo-dives over 3-weeks of intensive training. Covering the techniques for shooting close-up and macro on the first week. Wide-angle ambient light and strobes on the second week. And an option of either marine life behaviour or shooting divers in the final week. In-depth tuition on digital workflow management and image processing with Adobe Lightroom is also included.

PADI DIve Centre Pro Photographer Course

The ultimate underwater photography course where you will complete 30 photo-dives over 3-weeks of intensive training. Covering the techniques for shooting close-up and macro on the first week. Wide-angle ambient light and strobes on the second week. And an option of either marine life behaviour or shooting divers in the final week. In-depth tuition on digital workflow management and image processing with Adobe Lightroom is also included.

Extended PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course

Cover both macro & wide-angle underwater photography techniques, plus digital workflow management and image processing during this 5-day, 10-dive extended version of the PADI Digital Underwater Photography Course.

Extended PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course

Cover both macro & wide-angle underwater photography techniques, plus digital workflow management and image processing during this 5-day, 10-dive extended version of the PADI Digital Underwater Photography Course.

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course

Cover the basics of underwater photography techniques. This course can be conducted over either 1 or 2 days, completing 2 or 4 dives earning the PADI Digital Underwater Photography certification.

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course

Cover the basics of underwater photography techniques. This course can be conducted over either 1 or 2 days, completing 2 or 4 dives earning the PADI Digital Underwater Photography certification.

Fluorescent Photography

An underwater photography course with a difference, the 3-dive Fluorescent Photography course will show you the marine world in a totally different light and teach you how to capture psychedelic images that are truly unique.

Fluorescent Photography

An underwater photography course with a difference, the 3-dive Fluorescent Photography course will show you the marine world in a totally different light and teach you how to capture psychedelic images that are truly unique.

Photo-Buoyancy

Buoyancy control is a fundamental skill for all underwater photographers. Spend a day learning how to perfect your in-water control, use correct finning techniques plus trim both yourself and camera system for noticeably improved images.

Photo-Buoyancy

Buoyancy control is a fundamental skill for all underwater photographers. Spend a day learning how to perfect your in-water control, use correct finning techniques plus trim both yourself and camera system for noticeably improved images.

Lightroom Image Processing

Image processing is an essential element of the digital photography process. Learn the basics in the introductory 1-day course covering digital workflow & photo editing techniques. Or take your editing to the next level during this 1.5-day intensive course where you will learn advanced digital workflow management, editing of RAW files, applying local adjustments, plus time-efficient bulk processing techniques, using the industry standard program Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC.

Lightroom Image Processing

Image processing is an essential element of the digital photography process. Learn the basics in the introductory 1-day course covering digital workflow & photo editing techniques. Or take your editing to the next level during this 1.5-day intensive course where you will learn advanced digital workflow management, editing of RAW files, applying local adjustments, plus time-efficient bulk processing techniques, using the industry standard program Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC.

PADI Self-Reliant Diver Course

Learn how to dive safely and responsibly without a buddy. Perfect for underwater imaging, allowing you to concentrate on your shots rather than where your buddy or the group have gone. No more rushed photos or being left behind!

PADI Self-Reliant Diver Course

Learn how to dive safely and responsibly without a buddy. Perfect for underwater imaging, allowing you to concentrate on your shots rather than where your buddy or the group have gone. No more rushed photos or being left behind!

PADI Enriched Air Diver Course

Extend your dives and give yourself the maximum possible bottom times to capture that special image. This 1-day PADI Nitrox course shows you how to safely dive on Enriched Air Nitrox for longer No Decompression Limits.

PADI Enriched Air Diver Course

Extend your dives and give yourself the maximum possible bottom times to capture that special image. This 1-day PADI Nitrox course shows you how to safely dive on Enriched Air Nitrox for longer No Decompression Limits.

Photographers Dive Guide Service

Alex is also an experienced dive guide having worked with many professional photographers in the past. He knows Koh Tao's dive sites like the back of his hand having completed thousands of dives on the island, so can guide you to the most photogenic spots and and find marine life that many guides on the island do not even know exist.

Photographers Dive Guide Service

Alex is also an experienced dive guide having worked with many professional photographers in the past. He knows Koh Tao's dive sites like the back of his hand having completed thousands of dives on the island, so can guide you to the most photogenic spots and and find marine life that many guides on the island do not even know exist.

Course Calendar

To check available dates for Courses and Dive Guide Services or to see the dates of Courses that are already scheduled, please check out the Course Calendar that is updated as soon as any bookings are confirmed.

Course Calendar

To check available dates for Courses and Dive Guide Services or to see the dates of Courses that are already scheduled, please check out the Course Calendar that is updated as soon as any bookings are confirmed.

Classroom & Dive Boat

Dive4Photos has a private and spacious air-conditioned classroom, making for comfortable learning conditions in a relaxed, peaceful environment. Located close to dive boat departure points and numerous restaurants, coffee shops & convenience stores. We conduct the diving in association with Dive Point, who operate the most spacious and comfortable dive boat on the island, that makes the perfect platform for underwater photography training.

Classroom & Dive Boat

Dive4Photos has a private and spacious air-conditioned classroom, making for comfortable learning conditions in a relaxed, peaceful environment. Located close to dive boat departure points and numerous restaurants, coffee shops & convenience stores. We conduct the diving in association with Dive Point, who operate the most spacious and comfortable dive boat on the island, that makes the perfect platform for underwater photography training.

Camera Equipment Options

Dive4Photos has a selection of high quality underwater camera equipment to use on our courses. We have both DSLR & Compact cameras systems, with full manual controls, Subal & Fisheye housings for access to all camera controls, TTL compatible strobes, wide-angle & macro lenses, focus lights & more...

Camera Equipment Options

Dive4Photos has a selection of high quality underwater camera equipment to use on our courses. We have both DSLR & Compact cameras systems, with full manual controls, Subal & Fisheye housings for access to all camera controls, TTL compatible strobes, wide-angle & macro lenses, focus lights & more...

ScubaTribe Reviews

Read reviews from Dive4Photos students and Photo Workshop participants. Check out the reviews on ScubaTribe, divings equivalent of TripAdviser, and see what they have to say about the level of training on offer from Photo Instructor Alex Tyrrell.

ScubaTribe Reviews

Read reviews from Dive4Photos students and Photo Workshop participants. Check out the reviews on ScubaTribe, divings equivalent of TripAdviser, and see what they have to say about the level of training on offer from Photo Instructor Alex Tyrrell.

Alex Tyrrell - Portfolio

The portfolio website of Professional Underwater Photographer Alex Tyrrell. Please have a look through - you will see a difference compared to other photographers that offer underwater photography training on Koh Tao!

Alex Tyrrell - Portfolio

The portfolio website of Professional Underwater Photographer Alex Tyrrell. Please have a look through - you will see a difference compared to other photographers that offer underwater photography training on Koh Tao!

Publications

Alex's images have been published in many different dive magazines and websites. He also writes photography technique articles, including being one of the Photo Pro's for UK based DIVE Magazine & bi-lingual EZ Dive Magazine from China.

Publications

Alex's images have been published in many different dive magazines and websites. He also writes photography technique articles, including being one of the Photo Pro's for UK based DIVE Magazine & bi-lingual EZ Dive Magazine from China.

Retail Equipment

Impartial advice & assistance for ordering the most appropriate camera equipment for your budget and photographic needs. Dive4Photos have partnered with Bangkok Camera Housing and ProDive Imaging, as well as all of the dive shops based on Koh Tao, and can assist you with the purchase of many different brands of underwater camera gear and dive equipment.

Retail Equipment

Impartial advice & assistance for ordering the most appropriate camera equipment for your budget and photographic needs. Dive4Photos have partnered with Bangkok Camera Housing and ProDive Imaging, as well as all of the dive shops based on Koh Tao, and can assist you with the purchase of many different brands of underwater camera gear and dive equipment.

Magic Filters

Dive4Photos is an official dealer for Magic Filters, the premium blue water colour-corrections filters for digital cameras. We stock Original Magic Filters for DSLR & Mirrorless systems and Auto Magic Filters designed to work with the Auto White Balance setting on compact cameras.

Magic Filters

Dive4Photos is an official dealer for Magic Filters, the premium blue water colour-corrections filters for digital cameras. We stock Original Magic Filters for DSLR & Mirrorless systems and Auto Magic Filters designed to work with the Auto White Balance setting on compact cameras.

GlowDive Light Domes

Dive4Photos is an official dealer of Light Dome Diffusers from GlowDive, the premium strobe diffuser system for soft even lighting in your underwater images. We stock versions for the popular Inon Z240 and Sea & Sea YS-D1/D2 strobes and can order for other models.

GlowDive Light Domes

Dive4Photos is an official dealer of Light Dome Diffusers from GlowDive, the premium strobe diffuser system for soft even lighting in your underwater images. We stock versions for the popular Inon Z240 and Sea & Sea YS-D1/D2 strobes and can order for other models.
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Dive4Photos accept credit/debit cards from MasterCard & VISA for course payments & equipment purchases.
Dive4Photos accept credit/debit cards from MasterCard & VISA for course payments & the purchase of camera equipment.
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Dive4Photos, 9/16 Moo 2, Koh Tao, Surat Thani 84360, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)908 718734
Email:
info@dive4photos.com