Five Days in Havana | Michael Reichmann

I had long wanted to shoot in Havana. As a Canadian I could have gone there any time over the past fifty years or so. Canada has always maintained diplomatic relations with Castro’s Cuba. Air Canada even has daily flights from Toronto, where I live. But somehow I never found the time. In December, 2014 when U.S. President Obama announced the easing of relations with Cuba, I knew that it wouldn’t be long before throngs of American’s would once again be visiting Cuba. The days of the time-encapsulated city of Havana would eventually be no more, and so I was eager to visit, see it and of course photograph it for myself. Immediately following Obama’s announcement I called my friend Nick Devlin, who had also long expressed a desire to shoot in Havana, and said – “It’s time we booked our flights”. It took us a few months to find a common gap in our schedules, but by March, 2015 we were on our way……


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