Our Photography Workshops to Cuba led by Louis Alarcon are organized by Locally Sourced Cuba Travel Agency www.photographingcuba.com).
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
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The following information is about our OLD photography workshops to Cuba, the updated information is in our new website www.photographingcuba.com
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS CUBA
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.
PREVIOUS PHOTOGRAPHERS COMPANIONS
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 www.photographingcuba.com
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) www.photographingcuba.com
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
Arrival in Havana and transfer to Hotel Inglaterra **** located in a privileged gate to Old Havana.
Meet and greet. First photo-session in Old Havana
The world of boxers
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.
Morning: Street photography, indoor and architecture photographic.
Afternoon: Santeria and Voodoo 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)
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.
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.
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP TO CUBA
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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