Jose Maria Abad Ortega Profile

Jose Maria Abad Ortega

I am from Spain
Member since: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
I am Jose and I was born in Spain but actually, I live in Moalboal Philippines.
I'm a very active amateur photographer and diver since 1980.
Actually, I am ACUC Instructor, SDI instructor, and 3 stars diver of FEDAS CMAS .
In Underwater Photography I started around the year 1992 with film and a Bonica Snapper camera with macro lens , then I switched to The Sea & Sea Motormarine II EX camera with its accessory macro and a flash YS- 60 of the same brand, I have very good memories equipment.
Later I was shot With another reflex cameras by film (Nikon F60 and F100 with film Fujifilm Velvia and Provia) and digital reflex cameras(Nikon D70s D200 D300s and D700).
Actually, sometimes I use Nikon d700 but also, the more light cameras Olympus System EM1 Mark2, Panasonic GX1 and the very small compact camera Olympus TG6 with different models of Inon , Sea Sea and Seafrogs strobes. Housing Nauticam.
I like especially macro shots and I always try to capture the subject is alive.
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My Portfolio

  Hypselodoris decorata
  Sardines school Panagsama Moalboal
  Christmas treeOlympus EM1 Mark II system
  Hypselodoris bullockiiPanasonic GX1 Olympus 60 mms macro Inon S2000X2F11 1160 1/160 160
  Nembrotha kubaryana nudibranchPanasonic GX1 Olympus 60 mms macro Inon S2000X2F11 1160 1/160 160
  Harlequin shrimpHymenocera picta

My Contest Stats

I have 225 entries in the photo contest
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CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Macro - Close-Up212029
Macro - not swimming423117
Macro - Nudibranchia584718
Macro - Super macro827198
Wide Angle - Close Focus177
Wide Angle - Marine Life191668
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)188
Wide Angle - Wrecks166
totals 22518908
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Atlantic (African coastal)34113
Atlantic (European coastal)2189
Bali Sea199
Celebes Sea242038
Mediterranean Sea181478
Philippine Sea16613798
Red Sea10828
Sulu and Sulawesi Seas11111
totals 22518908
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
totals 22518908
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