Dr. Fabio Esteban Amador

Archaeologist, Dr. Fabio Esteban Amador, uses images and video to get people excited about appreciating and preserving their history. Fabio hopes that efforts in creating new techniques for documenting underwater sites will not only tell a story but will allow the public to “see” this remote yet beautiful world and thus promote its protection. For the past few years, Fabio Esteban has been working with video capture and photo-mosaicking of submerged archaeological sites in Cuba, and Quintana Roo, Mexico. Fabio is old school, preferring film to digital because he claims that capturing the image is more about art than technology. Nevertheless, his diving equipment is top of the line and he relies on the best. That’s why he wears his Bluetech Master when entering the watery underworld. Fabio is a program officer at National Geographic, a founding member of OLAS (Latin American Underwater Archaeology Organization) and research associate at INA (Institute for Nautical Archaeology).