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Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon

Calle Prado 408, 10100, Cuba
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Fascinating Photo Tour and World Class Photographer & Workshop

Luis is inspirational. If you are lucky enough to get a full day's workshop with him on one of his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MuzikStar
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london
Unique Photographic Experience in Havana

A wonderfully unique photography day in Havana. I had reached out directly to Louis however our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff L
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Vancouver, Canada
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On our Private Photography Tour of Havana, we take you where your typical tourist will not go, uncovering the real Cuba. In Havana, you will get to experience and photograph daily Cuban life, mixing and mingling with the locals at unique locations such as boxing gyms, colourful Afro-Cuban streets and smoky Jazz Clubs. Louis Alarcon is an artist and documentary professional photographer based in Havana.-
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle Prado 408, 10100, Cuba
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"street photography"
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"photography tour"
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"alfredo"
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"the real cuba"
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"comfort zone"
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"taking photos"
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"great photos"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Luis is inspirational. If you are lucky enough to get a full day's workshop with him on one of his photo tours in Havana, do it! Don't hesitate! Luis is 100% hands on with you and your camera and so quick and willing to help...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderfully unique photography day in Havana. I had reached out directly to Louis however our dates did not work to meet in Havana. He referred me to Alfonso and Alfredo. Alfonso a professional photographer with numerous international shows and Alfredo who is a professor...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, son (16), daughter (13) and myself had the pleasure of spending an incredible day in Havana with Louis. I stumbled upon Louis' website as we researched Cuba for our family vacation. Part of my motivation for booking this tour with Louis was the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Louis arranged access to a Havana Mansion House along with some dancers from the Havana State Ballet. It was a fabulous photographic opportunity that couldn't be re-produced any where else in the world. I got some absolutely fabulous and unique images.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the good fortune to have almost a full day of photography with Alfonso and Alfredo in Havana (Luis, whom I know from a previous, separate photography tour, was unfortunately not in town). I was solo, so this was particularly special for me. I...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Lucky me, I scored a great birthday present from a dear friend in the form of photo tour in Havana with Alfonso and Alfredo. These guys are passionate about Cuba and photography and that came through in the time we spent together. First thing Alfonso...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had an amazing photography tour through Havana. The 2 guides know the way and were very friendly.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Alfonso and Alfredo took us on a street photograph tour of Havana. They showed us different parts of the city. We saw a boxing gym, dance studio and every day Cuban people. We strolled the street and watch people peer out from their balconies. They...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

My husband & I spent our first full day in Havana walking the streets and photographing with Alfonso and Alfredo. They took us to parts of the city that we wouldn't have found ourselves and we learned a lot about life in Havana. It was...More

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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

It is true that it is a day in which you have to walk, so are these photowalks in Havana :-) It is also a very human photo tour through the streets of Havana. Sometimes travelers do not know what is the appropriate distance to...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Having never done a photography tour before I was a little apprehensive to commit initially but joining Louis was the best decision I made! If you’re a keen photographer of any skill level, Luis will take you into the places and expose you to areas...More

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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Wow! that's a good comment, I'm proud and grateful to read it. You could already see in Havana, that you do not have to be afraid of anything, I mean that what you have to do is identify the type of photography you like to...More

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JimCostello
20 November 2017|
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Response from Luis A | Property representative |
Hi Jim. I offer my daily Photo tours only un Havana. Do you need in Havana o Varadero? Best regards from the crazy and fantastic Havana.
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Jerrold P
30 December 2016|
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Response from Luis A | Property representative |
Hi Jerrold. Depending on your interest, I mean if you are interested just in street photography or perhaps you prefer to work with models : dancers, boxers, afrocuban dancers, etc.. Let me know and I will answer you. best... More
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anpham
29 December 2016|
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Response from Luis A | Property representative |
Hi anpham, I need to know when and if you are interested just in street photography or if you want photo sessions like afrocuban dancers, models, boxers, etc.. I wait for your answer . best regards
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