CUBA WORKSHOP! If you’ve been itching to get over to Havana for some photography opportunities this is your chance. These pros have been there and done that. They’ve got you covered so you can have a worry and stress-free experience allowing you to focus on soaking up the culture, history, and beauty of Cuba and of course, photographing beautifully styled wedding vignettes and editorials!
DATES: FEBRUARY 1-4 2017
INVESTMENT: $ 3500 per person double occupancy room or $3800 per person for a single occupancy room.
- Hotel accommodations for four nights
- All ground transportation to and from Jose Marti International Airport, to all shoot locations and all dinners in Havana.
- Breakfast, lunches, dinners including welcome and farewell dinners.
- Two fill days of styled shoots & a day of photo journalistic shooting around Havana.
- 2 day of classroom discussions & one on one portfolio review upon request.
- How to see the beauty of the lighting
- Shoot with film and digital
- Shooting as a team
- Personal style development
- How to get published
- Social media
Already packing your bags? Register your interest here!
WHO: Who is important. You don’t want to show up in Cuba with other first-timers. You want people know now the ins and outs of working in this unique country and these three do. See the shoots they did last time they were there HERE, HERE and HERE. Experience matters!
Owner: Matthew Ree Photography
Matthew Ree is specialized in life style portrait, fashion and editorial photography with a love for natural light in a sensitive and genuine way. After Matthew received a Bachelor’s degree in fashion photography from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara CA, earned Master degree of Fine Art at Pratt Institute in New York. Now he is based in New York. Matthew’s work has been featured in international publications and media including The Knot, Vogue Korea, Elle Korea, Cosmo Bride China, Bazaar, PDN, WWD, New York Magazine and Smithsonian Museum.
Owner Jeannemarie Photography
Jeannemarie is a modern, romantic, photographer who brings a unique and striking vision to the wedding industry after a 20-year career in NYC’s fashion industry. She found her passion in photography as a child and rekindled it after leaving the corporate world. Always seeking out a new adventure, Jeannemarie loves to travel— especially road trips because you never know where the road will take you. Her work has been featured in Burnett’s Boards, Bajan Wed, Maharani Weddings, People Magazine and MSNBC. Her photographic work has been shown in galleries in New York City and Honolulu.
Owner, Workshop Coordinator, florist/stylist of Designs by Hemingway
Debbie is known for her organic, bohemian and romantic styling as a leading wedding florist and creative design/stylist in Honolulu, Hawaii. The florist to the stars for the Kahala Mandarin Oriental hotel for 10 years, she is a true creative artist with passion for design & color. Her work has been featured on Style me Pretty, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Martha Stewart Weddings, Bajan Wed, Ruffled, Burnett’s Boards, and Pacific Wedding Magazine.
CONTRIBUTORS: Style Me Pretty, Burnett’s Boards, Grace Loves Lace, Corsivo Fine Art Calligraphy, Richard Photo Lab, Designs by Hemingway, Renaissance Album Company, Silk and Willow, and Trumpet and Horn.
Join us to Havana, Cuba for this magical traveling photography styled shoot workshop. Step back in time & experience the romance and culturally rich capital city of Cuba. Explore the decorative architecture, weathered patina colors, marbled entrances, & ornately patterned tiles of old majestic buildings. Walk the narrow streets of Old Havana & photograph time-worn patina beautiful textured walls and entrances of buildings that have been untouched for years. The streets of Havana are like walking onto a movie set that someone forgot to tear down.
We will be creating two full days of styled wedding/engagement shoots with designer dresses, models & wedding details for you to shoot at two beautiful Havana locations. The workshop will include 1/2 day classroom discussions & hands on instructions for 3 days during shoot days. Dine at two of Havana’s most famous restaurants and travel around the streets in vintage 1950’s American cars. It will be 4 days of a rich cultural experience!
If you’re worried about visas and flights, don’t! There are several airlines with direct flights from the US to Havana now and Jet Blue will even let you purchase the visa at check-in. For a full FAQ click here, and if you’re interested drop an email to one of the following or REGISTER YOUR INTEREST HERE
or leave a comment below and we’ll be in touch!