UnderwaterPhotography.com

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.
U/W photographerU/W photographer
Monthly HotshotMonthly Hotshot
Contest Monthly WinnerContest Monthly Winner

4464 point member

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
Latest Entries...
click to go to the contest
entered Today (2 hours ago)
click to go to the contest
entered (4 days ago)
click to go to the contest
entered (5 days ago)


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
Egypt10828
Indonesia262238
Philippines16613798
Portugal2189
Spain211888
totals 22518908
This site uses Thumbshots previews