Fine Art Nude Photography Workshop
in Havana

December 4 to 9, 2024

“I'm going through my images in preparation for my book Human Landscapes - I have a publisher, a distributor, and the images I need to create a beautiful book - thanks largely to you.” Philip Miller, Los Gatos, Calif.

"In one of my favorite portraits created, the unique locations for nude photography in Cuba play a significant role. Cuba is not only an exotic destination but also offers one-of-a-kind settings for nude photography. I appreciate the opportunity to capture images in neoclassic and art deco homes, as well as within crumbling concrete structures. The diverse backdrops in Cuba add a special texture and ambiance to the portraits, creating a rich visual narrative that enhances the overall artistic experience." Examples of the amazing range of locations and working styles can be seen in the accompanying photographs.

The Havana  workshop is for photographers who would like to share time and ideas with a small group of like-minded photographers. All aspects of fine art figure photography, including posing and coaching, will be covered. Personal guidance will be given to photographers who have not previously worked with models.

Co-instructed by Steve Anchell and internationally-exhibited Cuban photographer, Alberto Arcos, there will be five three-hour photography sessions, and a free day to explore on the last day. Sessions will take place in homes and other locations in and around Havana. There will also be a life drawing session held during the workshop.

By limiting this workshop to six participants with at least six models, each photographer will be able to spend more time working one-on-one with models. It will also be possible to use locations not accessible to larger groups. Emphasis will be placed on developing and refining personal style and vision.

While you don’t need experience photographing the nude, photographers who have not previously attended a workshop with Steve must obtain permission to participate. If you are not certain if you qualify, please contact Steve, +1 503.884.3882 or email

All camera formats are welcome, including large-format. Digital, film, color, or black & white.

"I have been fortunate to have taken multiple workshops with Steve over the past twenty years and have always left with a new vision of what I could accomplish." –FS Fenyvessy, San Antonio, Texas

Thanks for your leadership in the fine art nude workshop in Havana. I found it interesting and thought provoking. I enjoyed it.” –Frank Forward, Fla.

“I just wanted to thank you for a great workshop. I really appreciate your spending a lot of time working with me. I enjoyed doing the nude photography and will certainly do more in the future.” –Gail Miller, Sonoma, Calif.

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Fine Art Nude Photography Workshop
in Cuba