Anchell Cuba Photo Workshops & Tours 2017 is not affected by the new travel regulations

Havana Street Photography Workshop 2017

Havana Street Photography Workshop

Havana & the Vinales Valley

December 8 to 16, 2017

Listening to, observing, and following Steve Anchell in the city streets of Cuba is an experience not to be missed and long valued.” Nick Mobile, Malvern, Pa.

This is a workshop to learn and practice the techniques of street photography as taught by Steve Anchell at the International Center of Photography in NYC, and elsewhere. We will use as our subject the people of Havana, and Vinales in the tobacco region.

On this 8-day workshop Steve, along with internationally known Cuban photographers, will work with you on your street photography skills and discuss what it means to be a documentary photographer. Steve will also be available to work with you individually on technical issues you may be experiencing.

Each day will begin with a 3- to 4-hour photo session led either by Steve or a Cuban photographer. The afternoon will be spent for practicing and exploring on your own, and editing your work for a presentation and critique each evening at 5pm.

Mid-week we will travel to the Vinales valley where we will practice our skills recording the rural population and seeing how "the other half lives." We'll stay the night and while we're there participate in an outdoor country-style Fiesta with song and dancing.

To participate you don’t need to be an expert photographer, only interested in watching, listening, learning, and having a great time.

While street photography usually requires lots of walking, we have successfully accommodated photographers with walking impediments, including walkers, canes, and even wheelchairs. If you have a mobility problem please contact us at 503.884.3882 or

To fully experience Cuba, the people, and their culture, we will be staying in private homes (casa particulars). Each room will have it's own private bath.

Shared Room:  $2095 (per person)
Single Room:  $180
Limited to: 12 participants

Workshop tuition includes:  Accommodations in Cuba; all breakfasts; two dinners; air-conditioned bus transport outside Havana; photographic instruction provided by Steve Anchell and Cuban photographers.

Travel to Cuba: Has become almost routine. We recommend you book your r/t flight on American Airlines from the most convenient location for your departure. More information will be sent upon registration, including information on visas, etc.


An extra day has been added to this workshop so that we can stay overnight in Vinales and participate in an outdoor Fiesta!
Jazz - 304 O'Reilly - Havana

Hot Jazz. Cuba from the inside out.

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Traveling in a Cuban taxi. Cuba from the inside out.

Cuba Photo tour - Cuba photo workshop - Vinales Valley

Woman with a portrait of her youth. Cuba from the inside out.

Cuba Photo tour - Cuba photo workshop - vinales valley

Interior of a farmhouse in the Vinales Valley. Cuba from the inside out.

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