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First Flights to Cuba

There’s been a lot of buzz about legalizing American carrier flights to Cuba. On Thursday, July 7, the US government finally announced “tentative” airline flight schedule and ports of departure. These are not official until approved by the DOT, after which the carrier has 90 days to comply or loose approval.The following is the proposed […]

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PAO Exhibit

I was surprised and pleased to be included in the Photography at Oregon 50th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibit in Eugene, Ore. To be in the exhibit you had to have been previously exhibited by the PAO. The show included the work of Ansel, Stieglitz, Brett Weston, Lou Stoumen, Paul Strand, Wynn Bullock, Olivia Parker, Ruth Bernhard, […]

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The Darkroom Cookbook at 22

The Darkroom Cookbook at 22A lot has changed since the first edition of The Darkroom Cookbook in 1994. But for those who work with large format and silver some things never change. The exuberance one feels standing on a hilltop watching for the magical moment when the clouds and light align, the feel of the […]

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We Were There

We Were ThereWe were there on December 17, 2014 when President Obama and Raul pledged that they would work to ease the trade and travel restrictions between our two countries.We were there in December 2015 when it was announced there would be a normalization of mail service between our two countries.We were there on Monday, […]

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President Obama by Pete Souza

President Obama in Cuba

President Barack and Michelle Obama on Cuban televisionPresident Obama in CubaI seem to have forgotten to post that I have my first article for Slant News online published. The title is: “President Obama Can Travel To Cuba, But It Won’t End The Embargo.” The article was prompted by the fact that I will be there […]

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Easter in Greece 2017

Photo by: Konstantinos TranaThe releasing of aerostata on the evening of the Resurrection. The aerostata are set free to carry the prayers and hopes of the Resurrection as high as possible. I like to say that the camera takes me everywhere it goes. Another way to say that I use photography as an excuse to travel […]

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Festival of Fire in Santiago

Festival of Fire in Santiago de CubaRead MoreYou ain’t seen nothing until you’ve been to Santiago. Santiago de Cuba is unlike anywhere else on the island. Every evening there is song and dance in at least one of three outdoor parks, and all three are within walking distance of each other. This video was made […]

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President Obama to visit Cuba

Photo of President Obama by Pete SouzaPresident Obama to Visit Cuba in MarchWe were there on December 17, 2014, when President Obama and Cuban leader, Raul Castro, announced a normalizing of diplomatic relations between our two countries. I was leading a workshop on the island and we watched the announcement on television in a Cuban’s […]

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Je Suis Francais

There are some who will say now is not the time to visit France. This is not so. Now is the time to visit France. To stand in solidarity with those who have egregiously suffered from acts against humanity. As photographers we do so by creating life-affirming photographs.I will be photographing Southern France in May. […]

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Photographs by Dan Winters

42 Movies

This article was posted on my Facebook page, “40 Movies about photography every photographer should watch.” It’s a great list and I’m looking forward to seeing the ones I’ve missed. Missing from the list is one of my personal favorite dramatic films, “Smoke,” starring Harvey Keitel. Another film not on the list that I like […]

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