Travel Photography: Habana, Cuba – The Rest

Of course it’s more than just poverty. How about those 50’s car that you can use as taxi all over the city?

This was too good of a setup not too shoot. I went low with a wide angle and …

ISO 800 | f/8.0 | 1/3000 | 20mm
Action: Sunflare 1, Fusion Photoshop Action set

And no matter how old the car is, they always make sure it shines.

ISO 800 | f/5.6 | 1/3000 | 90mm
Action: Retro Surprise, Fusion Photoshop Action set
There’s another thing that Cuba is famous for and it’s the beaches. They are some of the most wonderful one in the world. The closest beach to Habana is about 30 minutes’ drive and the only morning I decided to go a storm was approaching.

ISO 400 | f/8.0 | 1/60 | 20mm
Action: Beach House, Fusion Photoshop Action set

The architecture is a bit of a mix/mess. There is one building that stands out from the mass, it’s called the Capitol. Yes, just like the one in Washington except for the condition.

ISO 200 | f/8.0 | 1/750 | 200mm
Action: Vanilla Cream, Fusion Photoshop Action set

If you’re into buildings you can’t miss the church. They are incredibly amazing. But most importantly they will let you in with a tripod anytime.

(HDR 9 shots) ISO 400 | f/11.0 | [email protected] | 17mm

Action: Golden, Fusion Photoshop Action set

No matter why you go to Habana, just keep in mind that it’s La Vida Loca over there.

ISO 400 | f/2.8 | 1/60 | 80mm
Action: Passion, Fusion Photoshop Action set
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  1. Gigi Pieretti
    April 7, 2011 at 11:28 am — Reply

    This was forwarded to me by my daughter…excellent work captioning the “truth”. Buildings collapsing all around, roads with holes, water can only run for several hours since all the potholes get filled with water. I was there in 2001 and it looks worse. I tried to explain to people that it looked like a bob had hit……shame… relations untill it becomes the 51st star of the United States…sorry for the people

  2. April 7, 2011 at 10:16 am — Reply

    Oh My Goodness Daniel. I love the taxi pictures and the one inside the church. Jodi’s actions look awesome on them!

  3. April 7, 2011 at 11:41 am — Reply

    Loving this series. Havana is one of my favourite places to photograph.

  4. Kait
    April 7, 2011 at 6:22 pm — Reply

    Your photos are fabulous! I am so jealous!
    Love your photography, articles, actions…well, I am a fan! 🙂
    Keep up the good work.

  5. Shellie
    April 8, 2011 at 1:27 am — Reply

    Fabulous read and amazing photos. They are all so amazing but I just love the dogs!

  6. April 9, 2011 at 8:09 pm — Reply

    Thanks everyone for the kind words 🙂

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Travel Photography: Habana, Cuba – The Rest