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Cuba: The Ultimate Experience with Vincent Versace

November 11 - November 18


November 11 – 18, 2022

Description

In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on and claimed the island now occupied by Cuba, for the Kingdom of Spain. Amid the warm crystalline waters of the sparkling Caribbean, over 500 years of roller-coaster history have conspired to create one of Latin America’s most electric and culturally unique societies. ‘Havana which is celebrating 500 year is very much like a rose,’ said Fico Fellove in the movie The Lost City, ‘it has petals and it has thorns…so it depends on how you grab it. But in the end it always grabs you.’

You will have the opportunity to explore and photograph local neighborhoods that very few get to experience, and to engage in person-to-person activities with Cubans and their everyday life.  Meet with Cuban historians, teachers, artists, musicians, naturalists, and others, and experience this fast-changing island nation through their eyes. Your cameras will record the warm vibrant people of this rapidly changing Caribbean nation. You will bring their lives, occupations and homes into today’s focus. Your experiences will be unique and you will be fascinated by the authenticity of each and every day.

A one-of-a-kind experience, with access to Schools, Artists, Musicians, Ballet figures and dance schools, Sports figures, Artisans, a cigar plantation, rum factory and much more.

Join the Palm Beach Photographic Centre with its Master Photographer Vincent Versace to lead you into modern day Cuba.

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Additional Information

TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Compliance with U.S. Treasury Department regulations
  • Support the Cuban people license
  • Cuba Entry Visa
  • Legal Letter of authorization
  • Pre-trip departure information
  • Land transportation and local transfers in Cuba.  Transportation in Havana is in beautiful classic cars
  • Eight nights in high end apartments in Centro Havana
  • All Meals, at “Paladares” and unique private restaurants
  • Comprehensive educational exchange program, including entrance fees to places listed in itinerary
  • Expert Tour Leader
  • All entrance fees that are listed on the itinerary
  • Full schedule of guided people-to-people activities

TRIP FEE DOESN’T INCLUDE:

  • Cost of obtaining a passport.
  • Travel/cancellation insurance.
  • Flights to Cuba.
  • Any optional event that requires an admission fees, such as museums, night clubs, anything listed as optional in the itinerary.
  • Beverages
  • Night time performances
  • All expenses of a personal nature
  • Airline baggage fees or any excess baggage charges
  • Any additional cost(s) not included in the itinerary
  • Tips are not included: Tips for your guides, drivers, servers and chambermaids are not included.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Our cancellation policy is available on our Registration Information page under the Travel Workshops section.

CLICK HERE to read our cancellation policy.


Biography

VINCENT VERSACE is a recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award in Media Arts & Entertainment, the Shellenberg fine art award, a six time nominee to the Photoshop Hall of Fame and is the author of the best selling book, Welcome to Oz: A cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop which was chosen as Shutterbug Magazine’s best how to book of the year. His work is part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American History. Vincent is the photographer of Immediate Assistants Medical Rescue Go Team. He is a member of the Epson Stylus Pros, a a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, an Xrite Colorotti, Lexar Elite Photographer, an American Photo Magazine Mentor Trek and Master Class instructor and a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Instructor Dream Team teaching regularly at Photoshop World and the Maine Photographic and Palm Beach Photographic Workshops. Vincent was the original host of the Epson Print Academy. Articles about his work in conjunction with digital workflows have appeared in American Photo, Popular Photography, Shutterbug, Outdoor Photographer, Pro Digital Imaging, PDN, What Digital camera, Petersen’s Photographic, PC Camera, Studio Design and Photography Professional Photographer and Digital Imaging magazines.

Website: http://www.versacephotography.com

FATIMA NEJAME is an accomplished photographer with many awards for her color photography and is a contributor to the Focal Encyclopedia of Photography on the subject of color photography. Fatima is a recognized digital imaging expert, who has been teaching digital photography and digital techniques for the last 19 years. She is the executive director of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre where she oversees day-to-day operations, marketing and technical operations for the Museum exhibitions and programming. She is much traveled and has led and taught many travel and classroom workshops and seminars. She is an author and renown lecturer on digital cameras, photography and technical aspects of the digital world.

 



Refunds and Cancellations

For workshops at the Centre, all deposits will be refunded IN FULL if a workshop is canceled. If you decide to withdraw from a workshop, please inform us at least 30 days before the first day of class; we will refund your deposits, less a $100 withdrawal fee. Our obligations to the professionals who teach at the Centre dictate that no refund of payments will be made to you if you do not notify us of your withdrawal 30 days before the start of the workshop (120 days for travel workshops). In the event that a replacement is found to fill your vacant space, all payments, less the withdrawal fee will be refunded. No refund of fees will be made for no-shows or for withdrawal after the workshop begins. Membership fees are non-refundable.

ONE DAY SEMINAR FEES ARE NON REFUNDABLE.

Details

Start:
November 11
End:
November 18

Instructor

Vincent Versace
Email:
vincent@versacephotography.com
Website:
versacephotography.com

Member Price

$5995.00

Non-member Price

$5995.00

Cuba: The Ultimate Experience with Vincent Versace

$5,995.00

Category:

Additional information

Date

November 11 – 18, 2022

Membership

Member, Non-member

Space limited to 8 participants.

Venue

Palm Beach Photographic Centre
415 Clematis St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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Phone:
(561) 253-2600