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Best Peru Photography Workshop Registration

Best Peru Photography Workshop RegistrationAs most of the information is required for everyone please fill out and submit an individual form for each person in your party. When you click on SEND the page should automatically refresh and you can re-enter additional members.In order to finalize your registration, you will need to e-mail a scanned […]

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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

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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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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Custom Cuba Educational Tours

Thanks to Steve’s extensive experience leading groups to Cuba for educational, cultural, and religious purposes, we are constantly being asked to organize non-photography related tours. We are now offering Custom Cuba Educational Tours.Custom Cuba Educational Tours can be arranged for from one to as many persons as you like although the more participants the lower […]

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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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Festival del Fuego

Festival del Fuego (Festival of Fire for those who don’t read Spanish) is a week-long celebration of Afro-Cuban culture that takes place each July in Santiago de Cuba. You won’t see anything like this in staid Havana. Even if you’ve been to Cuba on numerous occasions you owe it to yourself to witness and photograph […]

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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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