Cuba's colors, culture and landscape attracts photographers, photojournalists and photography workshops from around the world. Do you fit into any of these buckets?
Just point your camera and there’s a story to be told. Photo: Karen Vierbuchen

Photos of Cuba’s cars, buildings and people are pretty cliche. With good reason; they’re colorful, beautiful and full of attributes that photographers gravitate to. You’ll find a story to tell almost anywhere you point your camera. When you get deeper into the island, you find photographs that tell the deeper tales of the island’s history, a mix of beauty and struggle at constant battle. Imagery is everywhere.

So, it goes without saying – or at least we think it does – that a large majority of you (our readers) are either photographers or are interested in photography at some level. Is that true? Are we right to assume that you’re a photographer, an iphone photo ninja, or perhaps just interested in improving your photography skills in general?

We’ll share the results of this poll in our weekly newsletter. (All responses are anonymous.)

Question of the Week:

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Photo: Michael Freas
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Karen in the wild. Photo: Startup Cuba

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