• Educator / Speaker / Freelancer

    ESSDRAS M SUAREZ

    Pulitzer Prizewinning Photographer

  • Educator / Speaker / Freelancer

    ESSDRAS M SUAREZ

    Pulitzer Prizewinning Photographer

  • Educator / Speaker / Freelancer

    ESSDRAS M SUAREZ

    Pulitzer Prizewinning Photographer

  • Educator / Speaker / Freelancer

    ESSDRAS M SUAREZ

    Pulitzer Prizewinning Photographer

Couple of weeks ago in Cuba w my first group of photographers after a 3-year Cuba hiatus. So happy to be able to go back. We’ll be there in Jan and March. Still have some spots left. DM me for + info.

#cubanstyle #havanacuba #cubalibre #explorewithme #citylife #chasingwonders #cubatrip #siezethemoment #perfectplace #cityvibes #cubastyle #citycaptures #fascinating #beautifuldestination #sightseeing #cubaphoto #selfie #streetphotography #travelphotography #photooftheray
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#photolessonsbyessdras Seek beauty in the light but never forget the appeal of the dark for there can’t be one without the other.

Tech stuff:

NIKON Z 9
Lens (mm): 200
ISO: 400
Aperture: 3.5
Shutter: 1/6400
Exp. Comp.: -3.0
Program: Aperture Priority
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#photolessonsbyessdras Always have your camera settings ready for the environment around you. This will maximize your chances of being able to capture the essence of the moment or that of those who cross your path.

All photos made while leading two back-to-back programs in Cuba this month. My next week- long photo program in support of the Cuban people is in January and we still have a couple of spots left. .

Follow me for more info or DM me.
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#photolessonsbyessdras Aspire to shoot the way you want your photos to look. .
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The less time you spend in post processing, the more time you’ll have to make photos. .
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All I did to this photo was to underexpose while shooting and then to brighten it a bit during post processing. That’s it!
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Tech stuff:

Camera: #nikonz9
Lens: 70-200mm Z mount 2.8
Shutter: 1/3200th
F 4.5
ISO 1,000 .
Exp. Como: - 1.3
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#photolessonsbyessdras See beyond what others see. .
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Tech stuff:
#NikonZ9
70-200 mm 2.8Z
F: 3.2
ISO: 3200
Sent from my iPhone

#timeless_streets
#bnwsouls
#streetshots
#streets_unseen
#candidstreet
#lensonstreets
#streethunters
#streetsshared
#bnw_shot
#zonestreet
#lacalle_spc #cuba
#capturethemoment
#myspc
#streetphotographersmagazine
#insidephotosmagazine
#friendsinstreet
#dpsp_street
#F8_street
#jibarophotos
#infinity_street
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You never know who you gonna meet when you go out shooting. Today I had the pleasure of meeting these two cool cats who were taking photos of each other. Thank you for letting me play guys 🙏 @denmass @skinnywashere ...

Thank you to @kristin.b.kyllingstad.photo for this awesome photo she made of me last week in Cuba. 🙏🙏🙏 ...

#photolessonsbyessdras Understanding quality of light and how to use it is one of the most important elements in creating eye-catching memorable photos. .
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* color or #B&W?

Tech stuff:

Date: 11/19/22
Time: 5:01:50 PM
Latitude: 23° 7.873’ N
Longitude: 82° 20.208’ W
Model: NIKON Z 9
Frame #: 230
Lens (mm): 95
ISO: 640
Aperture: 22
Shutter: 1/1250
Exp. Comp.: -1.7
Flash Comp.: 0.0
Program: Aperture Priority
Focus Mode: AF-C
White Bal.: CLOUDY
ICC Profile: sRGB Profile

I just made this image last week while leading two back-to-back Cuba programs in support of the Cuban people. I’ve got two more coming up in January and March. If interested DM me.
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Thank you @ellesposatini for capturing the essence of the moment as I’m doing what I love doing, making photos. This time around in the town of Hershey outside of Havana. .
#Cuba
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Successful photo presentation gram in Cuba in support to f the Cuban people w @sarasuarezv22
#timeless_streets
#bnwsouls
#streetshots
#streets_unseen
#candidstreet
#lensonstreets
#streethunters
#streetsshared
#bnw_shot
#zonestreet
#lacalle_spc
#capturethemoment
#myspc
#streetphotographersmagazine
#insidephotosmagazine
#friendsinstreet
#dpsp_street
#F8_street
#jibarophotos
#infinity_street
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Successful Cuba program accomplished. Next one Jan 13th. ...

My patented #spinningselfie at #fusterlandia in Cuba on the last day of a very successful photoworkshop in #Cuba.

#timeless_streets
#bnwsouls
#streetshots
#streets_unseen
#candidstreet
#lensonstreets
#streethunters
#streetsshared
#bnw_shot
#zonestreet
#lacalle_spc
#capturethemoment
#myspc
#streetphotographersmagazine
#insidephotosmagazine
#friendsinstreet
#dpsp_street
#F8_street
#jibarophotos
#infinity_street
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Trinidad, Cuba and surroundings .
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#timeless_streets
#bnwsouls
#streetshots
#streets_unseen
#candidstreet
#lensonstreets
#streethunters
#streetsshared
#bnw_shot
#zonestreet
#lacalle_spc
#capturethemoment
#myspc
#streetphotographersmagazine
#insidephotosmagazine
#friendsinstreet
#dpsp_street
#F8_street
#jibarophotos
#infinity_street
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First successful day in Havana #Cuba in route to Trinidad w @sarasuarezv22 and awesome clients. BTW the great American car photo is Sara’s 👏👏👏

#timeless_streets
#bnwsouls
#streetshots
#streets_unseen
#candidstreet
#lensonstreets
#streethunters
#streetsshared
#bnw_shot
#zonestreet
#lacalle_spc
#capturethemoment
#myspc
#streetphotographersmagazine
#insidephotosmagazine
#friendsinstreet
#dpsp_street
#F8_street
#jibarophotos
#infinity_street
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Heading to #cuba today to lead another #photoworkshop
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Thank you to Linda Tomassulo for the great cover photo.
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BTW, If you know me then you know what you hear @seanpenn say as a character in “The Secret life of Walter Mitty” movie
is truly something I’d never say 😁
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#photolessons When it comes to that frame don’t forget YOU are the master of this domain. Your vision, your frames, your interpretation. @sarasuarezv22 ...

#photolessonsbyessdras Halloween, festivals, and other celebrations are great venues for interesting pictures. Try for a variety of shots including wide angle all-encompassing shots to telephoto close-up shots. ...

#halloween haunted houseat a neighbors front yard w @sarasuarezv22 .
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#halloweenspirit #scary #hauntlife #hauntedhouse #halloweencountdown #wednesdayaddams #oogieboogie #spirithalloween #jasonvoorhees #jackskellington #horrorcommunity #spookytime #instahorror #halloweenmovie #ouijaboard #cornmaze #poisonapple #halloweenideas #thepurge #stayspooky #halloweenparty #horrorhags #michaelmyers #freddykrueger #halloweenlove
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#photolessonsbyessdras As photographers, we should pay close attention to the human face and its gestures.
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NOTE: The subjects in these photos are all Cubans. Most photographers go to Cuba to see and photograph the American classic cars, the pastel- colored buildings, the Art Deco architecture and so much more. .
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But in the end, we keep going back for its people. .
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We are heading back there in Nov., my 45th trip to the island. If Cuba is in your bucket list, DM me for more info. on future trips.
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#photolessonsbyessdras Pay attention to clusters of people and identify the interesting characters.

All photos were shot in #NYC. .
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Heading back there to lead a “NY, a Winter Wonderland” # workshop in early Dec. .
DM me if interested.
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My name is Essdras M. Suarez.

The world without photography will be meaningless to us if there is no light and color, which opens up our minds and expresses passion.

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