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Cuba: Food, Music, Rum, Cigars

Jan. 12 – Jan. 19 2018

Instructor: TBA

Exploring life in Cuba through the country’s love for food, music, rum and cigars.


Cuba: Digital Storytelling

May 2 – May 13, 2017

Coordinator: Joe Newman

A special storytelling workshop that explores the changing social and political landscape in Cuba, nearly 60 years after Fidel’s revolution.


Cuba: Picturing Change

March 24 – Apr 2, 2017

Instructor: Chris Suspect

Internationally-recognized street photographer Chris Suspect leads an intensive 9-day photography workshop in the streets of Havana.

Testimonials for Focus on the Story Workshops, previously known as Focused Photo Adventures

“My trip with Focused Photo Adventures was amazing. Cuba is an amazing place for photography. That said, had I gone by myself I never would have had access to the types of photography I was able to get with FPA. Joe’s knowledge of the ‘hidden Cuba,’ with local contacts made a good trip great… I really feel like I was able to see and photograph the ‘Real Cuba’ and get to know the people that live there.”

— Charles Butler
Butler Imagery


“I toured Havana, Cuba, with Focused Photo Adventures in June of 2016: It was one of the best experiences of my life, from a personal and photographic standpoint… If you are interested in seeing and capturing this beautiful city and country before they’re transformed by overdevelopment and commercialism, you should go now, and book with Focused Photo Adventures. You will be greatly rewarded… I was.”

— Dwight Jefferson
Luz Control Photography


“I thoroughly fell in love with Cuba thanks to Focused Photo Adventures…Focused Photo Adventures was very flexible and allowed us to choose some of our own shoots. In one case, they even arranged a custom shoot for me that involved the bunker from the Cuban Missile Crisis. Can you say awesome?”

— Geoff Livingston
Geoff Livingston Photography


“… I recently toured Cuba with FPA led by its knowledgeable operator, Joe Newman. Weeks before our departure he gave relevant, thorough and useful information on what to expect, useful tips for navigating Cuba as well as a very delightful itinerary. He was flexible, friendly, knowledgeable and supportive throughout the trip.”

— Nana Gyesie
Nana Gyesie Photography