Cuban photographer, Jose Marti, discussing his work with students during a photo graphy workshop | Havana, Cuba | Steve Anchell Photography Workshop and Tour

Legal Travel to Cuba

Legal Travel to Cuba New travel restrictions were issued by the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) on June 4, 2019, to take effect the following day. The most important change is that cruise ships are no longer allowed to sail to or from the U.S. to Cuba. The second biggie is the elimination of […]

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Santiago de Cuba Festival of Fire | Havana, Cuba | Steve Anchell Photography Workshop and Tour

Santiago de Cuba Photography Workshop

Santiago de Cuba Photography WorkshopTBA in 2019 & 2020 Travel to Cuba is approved for all participants on this tour who will be part of a group Cultural Exchange Travel for educational purposes authorized under the new US regulations as of November 10, 2017. Best Photography Workshops 2018 Returning Cuba workshop participants receive a 5% […]

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2017 Award Recipient - Bayu Wira Handyan - Anchell International Documentary Photography Scholarship | Steve Anchell Cuba Photography Workshop and Photo Tours of Cuba

2017 Award Recipient Bayu Wira Handyan

Bayu Wira Handyan Diponegoro University, Central Java 2017 Award Recipient Anchell International Documentary Photography Scholarship Story from the South My photos tell a story of a small city on the south coast of Java that almost no one knows exists. But, I know every corner of this city. I know it like my own body […]

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Shuayo Chen - 2016 Anchell International Documentary Photography Scholarship Honorable Mention | Steve Anchell Cuba Photography Workshop and Photo Tours of Cuba

2016 Honorable Mentions

These ten Documentary Photography Projects were chosen by2016 judges Anne Havinga and Ken Light for Honorable MentionShuyao ChenPennsylvania State UniversityProject Title: Left Behind Children”When Guocheng Ma and his wife, Chunxia Zhu, left rural Wenzhou to work in Shanghai, the most populous city in China, they knew the sacrifices they faced as migrant workers.”‘The hardest thing was […]

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2017 Honorable Mentions

These nine Documentary Photography Projects were chosen by2017 judges Anne Havinga and Ken Light for Honorable MentionLilit DanielyanSouthern Maine Community CollegeProject Title: Tátik”Every morning we drink coffee together. In the evenings I drink tea in a mug that she bought for me. I spend a lot of time looking through the windows of her kitchen. These are my […]

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Update on Cuba Travel

Here’s an update on the situation in Cuba that I received from my U.S. Travel Service Provider.Hurricane Irma: Not much damage was done in Havana proper. Any hurricane damage that did occur has been repaired and all normal tourist venues in the country are open for visits.Sonic nonsense and the US Embassy:  We have taken the position from […]

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Dina Salih 2 – I'm Not Your Poverty Poster Child – University of British Columbia, Vancouver | Steve Anchell Cuba Photography Workshop and Photo Tours of Cuba

Award Contributors

The INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOLARSHIP is now accepting donations to increase the size and number of annual awards The scholarship was established in 2016 as a result of my experience teaching documentary photography at OSU. The students in my classes became passionately engaged in projects they didn’t know they had an interest in until they began […]

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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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