Photo workshops to Cuba led by Louis Alarcon

Our Photography Workshops to Cuba led by Louis Alarcon are organized by Locally Sourced Cuba Travel Agency
Our Travel Agency “Locally Sourced Cuba Tours” welcomes US travelers to Cuba and with ongoing changes to US policy.

Louis is a professional photographer 100% specialized in Cuba where he lives and where he is married , who have done more than 30 trips to Cuba, and he has led several groups over the years.

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 Photo workshops to Cuba led by Louis Alarcon

Viajes fotográficos a Cuba

training in a boxing gym in cuba in louis alarcon workshops of photography

workshops of photography in cuba

Video to watch the experience

The following information is about our OLD photography workshops to Cuba, the updated information is in our new website


All that we ask the travelers to take care of beforehand are: their flight, visa to enter Cuba, and the compulsory insurance, which can also be managed from our agency, but is not included in the budget of the trip.


Tino Soriano was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain and divides his work between photojournalism and travel photography. He has been honored with numerous national and international awards such as World Press Photo, UNESCO, WHO, Spanish Geographic Society and FotoPres.

In 2004 Tino won the Silver Lens Award given by the Mexican government for the best story on Mexico published throughout the world. His exhibitions have covered topics as varied as sugar cane farming, voodoo, and slavery in the Caribbean, and Spain’s beautiful Costa Brava. His work has appeared in National Geographic magazine, National Geographic Traveler, numerous guidebooks, and many other publications.

Luis Alarcon is a teacher and professional photographer who has devoted almost exclusively to work in Cuba, where he lives intermittently for the last 20 years. His website is one of the most comprehensive on professional photography in Cuba made by a single author

 He also directs the Cuba international account on Instagram
He owns the largest video channel on travel to Cuba on YouTube with millions of visits

We will be conducting documentary photography work in the cultural Havana with the focus on Santeria and dancers, the boxers, and in the Pilgrimage to San Lazaro, an extraordinary religious celebration in honor of the African saint Babaluaye.

Vídeo about this photographic journeys. 

Tuition BY Tino Soriano and Luis Alarcon

OLD ITINERARY (the new travels are 8 days – 7 nights)

Warning!! By the idiosyncrasies of Cuba, the program can be altered or changed depending on the circumstances. In this case Tino and Luis will look for alternative photographic activities

day 1

Arrival in Havana and transfer to Hotel Inglaterra **** located in a privileged gate to Old Havana.

day 2

Meet and greet. First photo-session in Old Havana

The world of boxers

boxing in havana

Visit to districts of Santeria and Regla, crossing the harbor with the Cubans.

Sunset in Malecon, one of the most spectacular and popular destinations in Havana.

Day 3

Morning: Street photography, indoor and architecture photographic.

Afternoon: Santeria and Voodoo in Havana.

Santeria in Havana

Day 4: Havana

Morning: Contact with Cuban artists, painters and sculptors.

Afternoon: Photo shooting in “La Guarida” a popular movie’s destination (Overall “Strawberry and Chocolate” film)

Day 5: Havana – Pilgrimage to San Lazaro

Morning: Meeting with pilgrims and penitents on their journey to the Sant Lazaro Church in Rincon (San Lazaro also named Babaluaye in Santeria lexicon)

San Lázaro fotográfico en Cuba

Afternoon: Back to the hotel, free afternoon and editing and critique of photographs.

December 17: Trip Havana-Trinidad (lodging in private homes)

Exploration of the town, colonial architecture and color photography.

Viaje fotográfico a Cub

Day 6: Trinidad

Morning: Visit to Julio Muñoz, a local photographer and “horse whisperer”, a love story in the middle of one of the most beautiful Cuban towns.

Afternoon: Sunset in Manaca Iznaga, Tower Valley mills.


Day 7: Trinidad-Havana

Morning: Trinidad and return trip to Havana.

Afternoon: Visit to the Christ of Havana and Faro

Day 8: Havana – Return flight

Morning: Cemetery of Havana

Afternoon: Transfer to airport – return flight


3395 usd , photography workshop to Cuba price.





Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and for eight travelers (see the surcharge for less if applicable).



9 days, 8 nights

Accommodation in Hotel Inglaterra **** in Havana

Accommodation in private homes in Trinity. (Private bathroom, hot water,)

All the local ground transportation

Admission to all public buildings and visits listed in itinerary

Cuban bilingual guide, agency “Cuba Locally Sourced”

All meals while in Cuba, breakfast, lunches and dinners (except two nights on you own)

Coordination of all activities listed

Tuition of Tino Soriano and Luis Alarcon

Pre-trip departure information

24-hour emergency phone in Cuba



Airline baggage fees

Health Insurance while in Cuba

Travel Insurance (required)

Local Tips for guides and drivers

Individual house / hotel expenses (minibar, room service, laundry fees, etc.)

Cuban Airport Departure tax (25CUC)


ORGANIZATION of this cuban photo workshop

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