Jesús Javier Madinaveitia has been confirmed as the first jury for this 3rd Online Open Fotosub El Hierro, Un Puerto de Vida

Jesús Javier Madinaveitia was born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in December 1962, he began scuba diving in the 80s but it wasn’t until the end of the 90s when he started to participate in underwater photography competitions.marina.

He started off competing in the Provincial Federative competition and later on he moved on to the Regional and National competitions with great results in both levels, with special mention to being sub-champion in the Canarian championship, third position in the national contest and first place competing by teams.

With more experience he adventured to participate in Open competitions and it is this type of competitions where he has obtained some of his most important awards, as for champion of the Open of El Hierro in the years 1999 and 2000, and a third place prize in 2012 edition.

He was sub-champion of the first International Open of Macaronesia and in the past two years he has achieved along with his partner and model, Aida Gonzalez, various awards in the OPEN MAR DE LAVA – LANZAROTE with first place in 2015, two second prizes in both 2011 and 2016, and third prize award in 2014.

He has also collaborated with different magazines and currently continues to travel and collaborate in the organization of different competitions and events.

Here you can see a glimpse of Jesus Javier Madinaveitia’s work