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Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon

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About Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon
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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love street photography and Havana is paradise for that type of photographers. I contacted Louis who advised that he will be out of country and connected me with Alfonso.I made the arrangements few months before my arrival. on the agreed date I met Alfonso...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your comment about our tour in Havana. I'm glad that your assessment is so positive. A cordial greeting and we wait for you again in Cuba.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I contacted Luis late and so no surprised he was booked, but fortunately his fellow collaborator Alfonso was free and we had a great day shooting together. Havana is an amazing place to shoot, and made even more amazing when you can get off the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment on our photo tour in Havana. The training of the boxers is great, not only is it photogenic, it is also authentic and real. I'm glad you enjoyed it in Havana-

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you consider yourself a traveler, and not a tourist and if you want to see the “real” Cuba and not what everyone else sees, then BOOK this tour!!! You don’t need to be a whiz with the camera — just have a sense of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your extensive comment on our photo tour in Havana, so the tripadvisor followers can know in detail our strengths and the things we can improve. See you soon! Viva Cuba !!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I contacted Luiz via email for the booking, he couldnt do the tour himself and return my email very soon with new suggestions. His friend Alfonso and Alfredo are professional photographers from Havana who know all the places very well. All my wishes were taken...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Gracias por su amable comentario, es cierto que nuestro cuban photography tour es para todos los niveles, en ocasiones las...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My guide for the day was Alfonso Blanco. I was very pleased with the photos that I was able to take. Street photos were the main focus of the day, but I was given several options from which to choose. We visited places that I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks James, thanks for participating in our photography workshop in Havana, I am glad that your eyes saw a reality that many travelers do not see and that your camera captures these moments.

Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

Without a doubt one of the most enjoyable, colorful, laughter filled, creative, and perfect photo tours I have taken. Luis was professional and empathetic to every need and wish. I could not have asked for a better mentor and travel leader. Cuba is a special...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Debby. We have lived an intense journey, but because of the conversations we had in front of a computer, a street scene or behind a mojito, I know that you enjoyed a photo tour really prepared to learn photography and discover non-tourist places. It...More

Reviewed May 1, 2019

After 40 years I returned to Cuba, this time as a photographer, accompanied by my wife a beginner in this art. Cuba is quite different, but to review the country in the company of Luis Alarcon, was something very special. He uncovered the intimacy of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Arthur. Thank you for your kind comment, I am glad that you spent a good day with me and Yosvani, just as I promised you we would delve into documentary photography, storytelling and also editing on the computer to differentiate the different types of...More

Reviewed April 30, 2019

While Louis was not available he put us with Alfredo and Alfonso and wow what a day...photographed ballet, boxing, street photos and so much more including old auto's...we were able to visit a residence and photograph...meet an old musician and photographed...Alfredo showed me a couple...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your comment. As you could see it was a real photo tour, among photographers, away from the tourist areas, looking for the different photo and the perfect light. Long live Cuba.

Reviewed April 20, 2019

Louis isn't only a great guide, but gave us an opportunity to see Cuba from inside out. He lived in Cuba for 20 years, yet originally from Valencia, Spain. This allows him to truly see (and show) Cuba through the lenses of both a foreigner...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Dimitri. Thank you for your detailed comment on my photo tours. I hope that your wife Olga was happy with my services, what is certain is that she was delighted with the surprise you did of taking her to Cuba to a professional photo...More

Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

We were paired up with Alberto and David. It was the best way to see the city and learn about the culture of Cuba. We spent a full 8 hours wandering around the areas outside of old Havana. Highly recommended. I brought my SLR and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Luis A, Gerente at Cuban Photo Tours led by Louis Alarcon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much. You were in fantastic hands. Best regards.

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I'm sorry for the slow response. I hope you had a great time in Cuba
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JimCostello
November 20, 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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