California Local Underwater Photo & Video Events

Local Underwater Photo & Video events in California, by Bluewater Photo

Learn more about Bluewater's local events and news here!  See our upcoming local dive trips, join some of our photography & videography classes, and see further details on our upcoming social nights.


Underwater Photo & Video Classroom Sessions

Interested in improving your underwater photography skills, or maybe you're just getting started? Join one of our local classes, right in our Culver City location, and get yourself ready to go for your next dive trip, whether it's our local California waters, or your next vacation! 
Classes covering photography and videography basics, wide angle, macro, Lightroom, and more.

Lightroom In Depth Series

Tuesdays, January 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th at 6PM - $350
This is a series of four 2-hour classes, teaching you all of the fundamentals of Lightroom in-depth. By the end of the 4-session course each student will understand how to structure their photo library, organize photos for easy retrieval, develop/edit photos to their own preferences, and share photos with family and friends. 
Taught by Mike Chiado

Introduction to Underwater Photography

Tuesday, February 4th at 6PM - $99

Equipment, settings, lighting, use of your strobe, composition, macro, wide-angle, black backgrounds, subject selection, and camera maintenance are all covered. Class is tailored to the needs of the students, and is also suitable for intermediate level photographers.

Taught by Mark Strickland

Wide Angle Photography

Tuesday, March 3rd at 6PM - $99

Learn what Mark considers the essentials of wide angle underwater photography, from close focus wide angle to big animal. Camera settings, lens choice, strobe positioning, as well as creative lighting possibilities will be covered. Mark will explain specific techniques with the help of example images that will be shown and discussed in class.

Taught by Mark Strickland

See all our Upcoming Classes Here

Upcoming Social Nights in our Store

Come meet fellow scuba divers during our bi-monthly social nights! Socialize over free food and drinks including beer and wine, learn from exciting guest speakers, and participate in discussions relating to underwater photography and dive travel. We often have free raffles, special giveaways or deals, and other great benefits for all who attend.

Events are held at our Culver City location.


Palau Night

Wednesday, February 12th at 6PM

with Chris Lubba from Palau Dive Adventures

Chris Lubba from Palau Dive Adventures offers an inside look at Palau, an idyllic Micronesian paradise both above and below the surface. Diving is unique, thrilling, and very diverse — highlights include Jellyfish Lake, World War II wrecks, and stunning reefs and wildlife. Topside, the breathtaking Palau Archipelago features emerald green jungle-covered rock islands surrounded by clear turquoise waters. All this and more with a small group dive excursion and personalized service.

Join us for free pizza, beer & wine, an exciting presentation, socializing with fellow divers, and an EXCLUSIVE Palau Dive Package Deal — only for event attendees!




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