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Cuba travel Advisory - part 1

Cuba Travel Advisory – Part 1

The U.S. State Departments travel advisory has people concerned about traveling to Cuba. The State Department has gone so far as to say that due to the reduction in embassy staff “the embassy would not be able to assure our security.”While pronouncements of this sort by our government should be taken seriously it needs to […]

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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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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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Southern France Photo Tour Itinerary

Southern France Photo Tour ItineraryWednesday, May 3, 2017, Meet in Paris for a welcome dinner and good night’s rest at the Hotel La Vieille France in the center of Paris (hotel and dinner included). Thursday, May 4, Embark on train for Limoges in the Dordogne, the breadbasket of France. Drive to Rocamadour where we stay […]

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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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Why You Don’t Want to Travel to Cuba Now

Since about 1997 one of the only things that has kept Cuba from collapsing economically has been the tourist trade (that and oil subsidies from Venezuela which were reduced after Caesar Chavez died). Even so, due to the U.S. embargo the total amount of tourism has not been enough to make ends meet. Since January […]

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Unseen Cuba

Here is a link to an article entitled “Unseen Cuba” about amazingly beautiful photos by Lithuanian aerial photographer and publisher Marius Jovaiša. If you’re not yet excited about visiting Cuba perhaps this will get your juices flowing. I look forward to seeing some of you in December (no time at all), and the rest in […]

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Darkroom Cookbook

Darkroom Cookbook

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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Recommended Reading

Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know by Julia Sweig. This is the most up-to-date book on what lead to the revolution and how we got where we are today—if you only read one book, this is it. If you want to know what led up to the Revolution read Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned […]

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Cuba Travel Information

Cuba Travel InformationPhotography WorkshopsRegister for WorkshopsWe hope you find the following Cuba Travel Information helpfulThe Price of ChangeAs someone who has traveled legally to Cuba and led twenty-five workshops since 2001, I can attest it is almost as easy for U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba today as it is to visit Mexico. Almost, as […]

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