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Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon

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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle Prado 408, 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

The photos and the experience were beyond my greatest expectations. Louis was not available so we were paired with Alfredo. He is an incredible photographer and artist who truly helped us get the most out of our 2 days. He got us access to some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are passionate about photography and like to learn more about the real Cuban life than go for a tour with Louis Alarcon!!! He takes you to places where you will come less quickly if you are not a local. If you would like...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with Alfonso. Besides being a great photographer, he's also an incredibly nice dude. Best part of the tour was Alfonso's willingness to dig deeper into the city, well beyond the tourists' path. I'd give 6 stars if it was an option.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank texmcgregor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a 1-day tour with a photographer who could give us a local perspective, and we weren't disappointed with Alberto and David. Alberto's composition tips helped us to look at things differently and get some photos out of the tourist track. We went to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank finn6107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A family member who enjoys photography took me to do this tour, I originally wanted to photograph classical ballerinas, but I was introduces to Kayla by profesional photographer and tour leader Alfonso Blanco they were both the very best at what they did, quick to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alfred C
Reviewed 7 February 2019

This was my first time seriously delving into street photography and choosing a tour led by Louis Alarcon in Cuba turned out to be an excellent choice. As opposed to visiting the "established touristy spots", Louis has local connections that allowed me access to photograph...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trail291187
Luis A, Manager at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2019

Thanks for your comment. No matter how old you are or how old you are practicing photography, the good thing about this hobby is that you are always learning and you never stop being surprised. I'm glad you spent a good day with me, Havana...More

Reviewed 4 February 2019

Cuba is an amazing place but photography with Luis just enhanced it even more. The architecture, the people, the boxing gym, the ballet dancers, the streets...it was fantastic. Luis knew what made Cuba great and had obviously explored every part of it, so that we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RaS141
Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Thank you for your comment and for having brought your whole family to participate in a "photographic tour", not everyone knows what this type of tourism is, but finally the photographers are not so crazy, we simply use our camera as a key to enter...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019

I have long wanted to visit Cuba, but as an American I was concerned about the logistics and also I don't speak Spanish. I am an artist and take photos primarily to paint from. I thought I was a pretty good photographer, but Louis taught...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

hahahaha my good friend Russ, what a great experience to meet you and share your great sense of humor, your photos were also good hahahaha. As you can see it is very easy for an American to travel to Cuba following the current regulations, perhaps...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019

I accompanied my photographer husband on the Cuban Photo Tour. Even without a camera the tour was more interesting than any other walking tour I have experienced, anywhere. We were invited into private homes, workshops, parties, explored crumbling mansions converted into multiple apartments, dined at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Hi Pam. "The photographer with pencil and paper" :-) Thank you for your kind comment, sometimes the friends of the photographers think that they can get bored with so much photography, but as you saw it is a tour full of culture, gastronomy, anecdotes, etc.....More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

If you want to see Havana through the eyes of a local and off the beaten track and do something rewarding during your stay ... Luis and Cuban Photo Tours is the best place for you. I loved my day exploring the city. Luis worked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Thank you for your complete comment on my photographic guides in Havana. I know that Viñales also liked you as a photographic destination. I hope you are happy with your photographs and that you are still taking great photos with your XT2 camera, I really...More

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SandraG5028
30 May 2018|
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Response from Queenslander0809 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry for the slow response. I hope you had a great time in Cuba
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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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