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Santiago de Cuba Photography Workshop - Cuba Photo Tours - Cuba Photo Workshops - Santiago de Cuba - Festival of Fire

Santiago de Cuba Photography Workshop

Santiago de Cuba Photography WorkshopApril 26 to May 3, 2019 Travel to Cuba is approved for all participants on this tour who will be part of a group Educational Exchange Travel authorized under the new US regulations as of Nov. 10, 2017. Best Photography Workshops 2018 Returning Cuba workshop participants receive a 10% discount. You […]

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Dominó from Stories from Cuba by Dan Henderson

Dominó

Story and Photo by Dan Henderson © 2018Every country seems to have its own sights, sounds, smells, and other sensations that are woven into its fabric, that say, “you are in this particular place.” I begin experiencing uniquely-Cuban sights as soon as I step outside the arrivals terminal at Jose Marti Airport: the incredible number […]

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Resolver - Stories from Cuba - Dan Henderson

Resolver

“To solve a problem, a doubt, a difficulty, decide something or form an idea of what to do.” – RAEStory and Photo by Dan Henderson © 2018English is an organic, messy language; any one of us can make up a new word, and if adopted by enough people it becomes part of our lexicon. Consider […]

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La Serenata - Stories from Cuba - Dan Henderson - The Serenade

The Serenade

The Serenade(La Serenata)Story and Photo by Dan Henderson © 2018″Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold AuerbachThe author of this quote died before the Republic of Cuba was born, and as far as I know he never visited the island. But it crystallizes the importance of music to Cubans. […]

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The Piano Player

The Piano Player, Ambos Mundos Hotel(El Pianista, Hotel Ambos Mundos)Story and Photo by Dan Henderson © 2018I am nearing the end of my most productive trip to Cuba. I came here with a specific objective. I am armed with a camera well suited to achieving that goal, and I never leave my apartment without it […]

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Cuba Travel Advisory – Part 2

Yesterday I posted “Cuba Travel Advisory – Part 1.” Today I would like to share an update I received from my U.S. licensed Travel Service Adviser, Lee Marona of Vaya Sojourns Travel. Hopefully this will shed more light on the situation and help allay any doubts you may have about traveling to Cuba. I will […]

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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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Legal Travel to Cuba

Legal Travel to Cuba

The people-to-people group license for legal travel to Cuba was created during the President Clinton administration (so it is not a new program). In January 2004, it was revoked by the Bush administration. It was reinstated and enhanced by the administration of President Barrack Obama, allowing US citizens to travel as individuals.  After President Trump’s […]

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Cuban Street Photographer - Havana Street Photography Workshop

Cuban Street Photographer

Before leaving for on my most recent workshop to Cuba a member of the Darkroom Cookbook Forum wrote to ask me if I knew what kind of film and paper South American street photographers used to expose and process in bright sunlight. I didn’t at the time but I promised to find out. I met […]

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