Jose Contreras is a freelance photographer specializing in portrait and travel photography. He has been an active photographer since the 80s, and has been doing professional work since 2004.
He was publisher of a photography magazine in 2012-2013, and has also contributed photographs to other magazines. He has been invited to speak on photography before amateur and professional groups, and has conducted workshops for the Philippine Center for Creative Imaging and other organizations.
He is currently a member of Club de Camera Digital (CCD), where he has shown consistency and excellence by winning in the monthly club competitions, emerging Photographer of the Year twice, in 2011 and 2012.