Welcome to my homepage, it was created to help as motivation to people planning to travel around the world, the intention of my work is to make people more interested in visiting cities, countries, or places they have never been in, in other words, my pictures need to be at least equal to reality in order to motivate people to visit every one of these places.
Who is José Ortega?
Started as amateur photographer since 1978 with his first pocket camera
Had first Pro training at U.N.A.M. in 1985 when studied Mechanical Engineering there
Holding his first own exhibition at Y.M.C.A. Mexico City in 1987
Became Pro Photographer when living in Boston area where attended to New England School of Photography in 1999
Established his own photography business in Mexico City since 2003
Had his own exhibitions (2) with over 150 pictures in 2004 and 2005
Became official Sports Photographer at Casa Blanca’s sport clubs covering sports such as TKD, Sincronized Swimming, Tennis, Soccer, Swimming, among others in 2007
In 2008 became official photographer for Asociación Nacional de Ciudades Mexicanas Patrimonio de la Humanidad (Nal. Association of Human Heritage of Mexican Cities) exhibiting his photography in over 20 cities worldwide
Started creating Boudoir images in 2008 when joined Model Mayhem community
In 2009 started to cover show photography with artists such as Francisco Céspedes, HA-ASH, Moderatto, etc …
Became VP of technology and innovation for CANACINTRA (Nal. Chamber of Industry and Transformation) photography area in 2011
Has attended to over 80 actualization trainings, seminars and diplomates since 2008 including WPPI since 2012
In 2012 as external consultant helped Grupo Vidanta's Beach Resorts with brands such as Grand Bliss, Grand Mayan, Grand Luxxe, among others to create their own Photography Service
In 2013 became official photographer of Monster Jam in Mexico City
Has participated in more than 10 collective exhibitions
Member of most important Wedding Photography Associations such as WPPI, Fearless Photographers, MyWed since 2011
Has participated as teacher and speaker in more than 30 seminars, training and diplomates, including most recent participation in Cali, Colombia in 2014 with more than 100 attendees
For two consecutive years (2013 and 2014) has been among 12 winners of Imprimart’s annual contest for their calendar among over 1300 participants every single year
So far, most important prize as photographer was won in 2014 at “México en una imágen” contest where among 10,351 Nationwide photographers got 1st prize as Pro Photographer
Currently writing his first photography book called “Photography: from hobby to business” (A complete guide to ease the transition without suffering)
Bienvenidos a mi página, que fue creada para ayudar como motivación para las personas que planean viajar por todo el mundo, la intención de mi trabajo es hacer que la gente se interese en visitar las ciudades, países o lugares en los que nunca han estado, en otras palabras, mis imágenes tienen que ser al menos igual a la realidad con el fin de motivar a la gente a visitar cada uno de estos lugares.
Bem-vindo à minha página, que foi criada para ajudar como uma motivação para aqueles que planejam viajar ao redor do mundo, a intenção do meu trabalho é fazer com que as pessoas interessadas em visitar as cidades, países ou lugares que nunca foram, em outras palavras, as minhas fotos têm que ser pelo menos igual a essa realidade, a fim de motivar as pessoas para visitar cada um desses lugares.
Bienvenue sur ma page, ce qui a été créé pour aider en tant que motivation pour ceux qui envisagent de Voyage autour du monde, l'intention de mon travail consiste à rendre les gens intéressés à visiter les villes, pays ou des lieux qui n'ont jamais été, En d'autres mots, mes images doivent être au moins égale à cette réalité afin de motiver les gens à visiter chacun de ces endroits.