One Street, Three Perspectives – Holguin City Cuba

These photos are taken in Holguin City, Cuba.  We ate at a 3rd story restaurant, so as I walked down the stairs on the outside of the building, I took the opportunity to frame this street from more than one vantage point.  I find it interesting how each one tells a story of the city in a different way.

Image

Image

Image

The first story to me is about architecture and the layout of the street, the second about the life and people of the city, and the latter photo is more about the man standing in his outdoor shop.  Although I love all three for different reasons- I think I prefer the third- where the focus is more on an individual.  Perhaps it’s because am primarily a portrait photographer, I am drawn to capture images of people more than scenery.  What do you see in these images, and are you partial to a particular point of view?

On another note, Personal shops like this are everywhere in the city.  We were told by our tour guide that Private businesses have been allowed for the last few years under the rule of Fidel’s brother Raul Castro.  

 

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , ,

About Another Perspective Photography

I am a mother, a wife, a photographer, an alto, a friend... I am creative and quirky and funny. I love my husband and kids, I love my dog Pearl, I love my friends, I love pink. I am a photographer for Gananoque, Kingston and Brockville. I love Wedding Photography, Newborn and Baby Photography, Maternity Photography, and Family Photography.

2 responses to “One Street, Three Perspectives – Holguin City Cuba”

  1. Mike Powell says :

    My personal favorite is the first one. I like the way that it shows both sides of the street as well as the mountain in the background. I find the area on the left side to be fascinating, with open doors, exposed bricks, and other interesting details. You give a sense of the activity of the street and draw the viewer in to explore the different activities. Finally, I love the colors of the buildings.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: