Are there opportunities for underwater photography at the Blue Cave?

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No, there is no swimming in the Blue Cave so underwater photography isn’t an option. However, there are a lot of options for all kinds of photography outside the grotto at all the other magical locations.

Do I need special equipment for underwater photography?

To capture photos underwater, you will need either a waterproof camera or a waterproof housing, along with a sturdy strap/harness for secure handling. Lighting poses a significant challenge in regular photography, and it’s amplified underwater; hence, a waterproof flash can be beneficial. Depending on your level of expertise, you might also want to explore acquiring a dome port for wide-angle shots and additional lenses and filters suitable for underwater photography.

Can I hire a professional photographer for underwater photography at the Blue Cave?

Some professional photographers offer underwater photography services but not at the Blue Cave as it is not allowed. However, these professionals can be a good option if you want high-quality images and do not have the necessary equipment or experience.

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Do I need to be a certified diver to do underwater photography in Croatia?

While certification isn’t necessary for taking photos while snorkeling, it is generally required for scuba diving due to safety considerations.

Are there any underwater photography tours available at the Blue Cave?

There are underwater photography tours that visit the Blue Grotto. However, these tours provide underwater photography at different locations around the Blue Cave and also visit the cave.

Can I rent underwater photography equipment at the Blue Cave?

While the Blue Cave itself doesn’t offer equipment rental, rental shops are available in the nearby town of Komiza, where you can rent underwater cameras and other scuba diving equipment.

What is the best time of day for underwater photography at the Blue Cave?

The best time for photography at the Blue Cave is between 10 am and 1 pm (10:00, 13:00) when the sun is at the right angle to illuminate the interior of the cave, creating a magical blue light.

What kind of marine life can I take pictures of at the Blue Cave?

The waters at and around the Blue Cave host a variety of marine life, including different species of fish, seaweed, and coral, with occasional sightings of sea turtles. However, while taking photos, please remember not to touch or disturb the marine life.

Do I need a special permit for underwater photography at the Blue Cave?

Underwater photography is not allowed at the cave. And for now, there is no permit you can get to change that.

Can I use drones for photography at the Blue Cave?

Using a drone in the cave is not allowed, outside the cave, drone usage is generally subject to regulations and might require permission from local authorities.

Are there courses for underwater photography at the Blue Cave?

While specific courses or workshops for underwater photography at the Blue Cave are not something that exists, general underwater photography courses are available in the region.