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Cuban soul in pictures

Havana, Cuba

Experience hosted by Manuel

2.5 hours
Includes drinks, tickets, transportation, equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English, Spanish, French

What you'll do

Let's get inspired by the spirit of Havana, and lose ourselves around its most authentic neighborhoods, reaching some of the greatest pics of your travel! I’ll share stories and guide you through several architectural periods, from Spanish colonization to Cuba’s iconic ‘50s. You’ll get a sense of our people, culture, and traditions along the way. After a time of walk and stories inside old town, we'll jump into the modern side of the city, shooting in a convertible car by the sea and feeling the vibes of Cuban people. Then we'll go to our favorite rooftop bar, where we'll enjoy one of the greatest views of the city, while we have a drink and I share with you what life is like for a young Cuban filmmaker in Havana.
Other things to note
Instagram to see more of our work:
@cubansoulpics

No extra payment in cash is needed once you book the experience.

Private sessions upon request.

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If you wish to take part in a photography workshop, please bring your camera as well.
Let's get inspired by the spirit of Havana, and lose ourselves around its most authentic neighborhoods, reaching some of the greatest pics of your travel! I’ll share stories and guide you through several architectural periods, from Spanish colonization to Cuba’s iconic ‘50s. You’ll get a sense of our people, culture, and traditions along the way. After a time of walk and stories inside old town, we'll jump into the modern side of the city, shooti…

Manuel's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Drinks
    Drinks at my favorite rooftop bar to refresh after shooting around the city
  • Tickets
    Is your BIRTHDAY? I'll deliver your photos within 24hrs as my gift
  • Transportation
    Ride in a beautiful classic convertible car to take pictures around Havana
  • Equipment
    25 pictures per person.
    I'll deliver edited, high-resolution pictures...
From $59
/ person
Mon, Apr 19
$59 per person
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Join 2 other guests
$59 per person
Tue, Apr 20
$59 per person
$59 per person
Wed, Apr 21
$59 per person
$59 per person

Meet your host, Manuel

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 918 Reviews
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Instagram to see more of our work:
@cubansoulpics

I'm a filmmaker specialized in photography at the University of Arts in Havana. I've been around the world thanks to my films and I could learn to speak English and French while living and studying in Europe. I love to share my culture, make new friends, and capture life in pictures.
I share the hosting of this experience with my dear friend and great photographer, Alejandro, and we both will do our best to provide you a one-of-a-kind travel experience, with some of the best memories of your trip to Cuba.
Instagram to see more of our work:
@cubansoulpics

I'm a filmmaker specialized in photography at the University of Arts in Havana. I've been around the world thanks to my films and I could learn to speak English and French while living and studying in Europe. I love to share my culture, make new friends, and capture life in pictures.
I share the hosting of this experience with my dear friend and great photographer, Alejandro, and we both will do our best to provide you a one…
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Where you'll be

Obra Pia, Cuarteles and O'Reilly are streets who illustrate the colonial era in Cuba, places who keep secrets and legends. Then we'll go all over the Malecon, until a rooftop bar in the Old Havana, where we'll enjoy a great view of the city with our favorite drink.
Sara
January 2021
Manuel is a great photographer who makes you feel very comfortable behind the camera. He was kind and fun and easy to communicate with. I cried tears of joy when we rode through the city in the convertible Cadillac. My mother is from Cuba and it was very nice to experience this part of my culture in a fun way and also get nice photos at the same time !
Manuel is a great photographer who makes you feel very comfortable behind the camera. He was kind and fun and easy to communicate with. I cried tears of joy when we rode through th…
Adaeze
March 2020
Such a fun idea! Manuel is a fantastic photographer. He knew of great sites to take photos all around the city and helped with poses, both in an individual and group setting. We were out and about and the whole time it never felt awkward at all! We even had a convertible ride with photos and ended the day with drinks at a rooftop. What a great day!
Such a fun idea! Manuel is a fantastic photographer. He knew of great sites to take photos all around the city and helped with poses, both in an individual and group setting. We we…
Nwanneka
March 2020
What was awesome about Manuel was that we were a group of three females with three different personalities and he seemed to figure that out from the beginning. So the poses and locations he chose felt individualized. Even though we all took pictures in same locations none of the poses were duplicated between us. Manuel is such a cool and down to Earth person who made us feel like a friend was taking our pictures...well...a friend who also maybe happened to be an experienced photographer! I haven't seen the pictures yet since we only just returned home but I will not at all regret the experience!
What was awesome about Manuel was that we were a group of three females with three different personalities and he seemed to figure that out from the beginning. So the poses and loc…
Steffie
March 2020
Echt een must-do voor solo reizigers! Zo kom je terug met hele mooie vakantiefoto's. Ik had geen privéshoot en dat was juist zo leuk, want dan leer je weer mensen kennen. De fotograaf Alejandro was erg aardig, geduldig en gaf de juiste tips hoe te gaan staan of kijken. Ik vond het vooral erg leuk dat we met een oldtimer naar El Morro gingen en ook een aantal foto's met de auto konden maken. Als afsluiter een cocktail gedronken bij een van de rooftopbars van Old Havana.
Echt een must-do voor solo reizigers! Zo kom je terug met hele mooie vakantiefoto's. Ik had geen privéshoot en dat was juist zo leuk, want dan leer je weer mensen kennen. De fotogr…
Michalis
March 2020
That was an Amazing experience with Manuel He is an expert on that. He made is the day perfect. His hospitality and the fotoshooting is rated very high. Results are better than expected. What else to say. —-TOP—-
Angela
March 2020
BOOK THIS NOW!! Manuel has an amazing eye for capturing stunning shots. I booked this experience on my husband's birthday and it was so unique. In the time we spent with Manuel we were able to take gorgeous photos all over Havana that we couldn't have possibly taken on our own. They were truly professional. Our friends are anxious to return to Cuba with us so they can have their own photoshoot. Manuel is a skilled and professionally trained photographer and his product shows it. After our shoot we sat at a rooftop bar and got to learn about his work and professional goals. Trust me, Manuel will be highly sought after soon. Schedule your experience with him right away. You won't regret it!
BOOK THIS NOW!! Manuel has an amazing eye for capturing stunning shots. I booked this experience on my husband's birthday and it was so unique. In the time we spent with Manuel we…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests of all ages can attend.