Category Archives: Travel

tahbilk winery wedding (jacinta + brenton are married!) – melbourne wedding photographers

Jacinta + Brenton are the definition of sweethearts. Being around their tender love and playful natures makes you lose all sense of age, time and space. Not to mention their setting of Tahbilk, an Australian winery, just outside of Melbourne. The Aussie ‘bush’ is like entering another magical dimension. J+B get community and they get love. But […]

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December 12, 2016 - 11:37 pm

Mumsthewordsy Stunning! Another Woodnote triumph.

c’mon team goes to seattle!

You may remember the last time I talked about C’mon Team, that collective that Jayden + I started with our friends Wyn + Krista, where we unite other creative friends and contribute our abilities to nonprofits around the world. Last month, we crashed in an AirBnB with 15 volunteers for C’mon Seattle. And it was glorious. […]

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7 continents 1 year: spain (and, making time for personal work)

“Busy months” fly by so fast, and suddenly, you find you’ve had 2 years of consecutive “busy months” in a row. And perhaps this “busy month” thing is actually just a myth — and it should better be referred to as life. And so, here I am. Welcoming myself to ‘life’. From this moment on, “life” means; making […]

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December 16, 2016 - 1:35 pm

Mumsthewordsy SO good to see these pics and travel a few Spanish miles.

c’mon, team! and a bit on c’mon nashville

Last year, Jayden + I launched a collective called c’mon, team with our friends Wyn + Krista. The four of us connected over multiple shared adventures to Yeah Field Trip and two trips that we led to India, and all share the common bond of a love of community, and, a desire to use our creative […]

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October 3, 2016 - 2:16 pm

c'mon team goes to seattle! – los angeles wedding photographers […] may remember the last time I talked about C’mon Team, that collective that Jayden + I started with our friends Wyn + […]

how to visit cuba as an american in 2016: our first adventure of the new year

Well hello, hello.. if it isn’t 2016 and the first blog post of the New Year! I realize we’re putting two travel posts back to back, and the DRCongo and Cuba are gonna be quite different, but we’ve had so many people writing to us with Cuba questions that this post just can’t wait..! So […]

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October 20, 2016 - 9:20 am

Emily Hey Caroline,
Thanks for the information. I am planning a trip in the upcoming year. I plan to go as a journalist as well. Although proof was never asked, what kind of proof did you carry on you? Also, now that flights are running directly from the US to Cuba do you know what steps would need to be taken to obtain the Visa? Are they still just bought at the airport? Thanks!

June 21, 2016 - 5:48 pm

Kai Hi Rosie!

Amazing photos and thank you for the indepth blog post! I was wondering what area you wondered around in for all these magical photos, was it a particular area? Going to Havana for 4 days in October and cannot wait!

😀

February 18, 2016 - 5:03 pm

Caroline Hi, Rosie! I think it is pretty relaxed at this point, so you shouldn’t need to get a visa to go. Keep checking on things before you go, as things change a lot during transitional phases, but I’d say you’re good to go. Enjoy!

February 18, 2016 - 5:02 pm

Caroline Hi, Sezgi! I used a Canon 5D Mk III and a 24-70mm along with a 35mm. The 50mm will probably be perfect for you, though! What a gorgeous lens. Have a great time 🙂

February 6, 2016 - 10:42 pm

Rosie Hi Caroline,

Thank you so much for sharing this information, it’s so helpful! I’ve dreamed of going to Cuba for as long as I can remember and this post has really lit a fire under my butt. How would I go about getting a journalistic license? Do you think Instagram posts will count if I don’t have an actual blog?? Thank you again!! Your photographs are GORGEOUS and really capture the people and the soul of Havana! xo

February 3, 2016 - 5:45 pm

Sezgi Olgac Hi Caroline! I will be in Cuba in March and I’m super excited about this. Thank you for this amazing post which is very helpful in many ways. I absolutely love all the photos! I was wondering which camera and lens/lenses you used there? I’m thinking about changing my gear (Canon 650D + 50 mm 1.8) and I’d love to hear your favorites. Thanks in advance!

February 2, 2016 - 11:25 am

Caroline Hi, Erika! So glad to hear you’re gonna make it to Cuba! You will love it. $150/day does include lodging, but not at a swanky hotel.. only at a Casa Particular. Meals are around 8-11 CUC$ each, but you can find rad little shops that the locals go to where you’ll get a very simple sandwich for about 2 CUC$. Beer and other cocktails are divine.. around 3 CUC$ each, and the sangria was always my fave! xx

February 1, 2016 - 8:29 pm

Erika Oh! One thing I forgot to ask- does that $150 per day you suggest include lodging? Also, how much would you say your average meal cost? Typical beer? Was there good street food? (Ok, so I have a few questions…)

February 1, 2016 - 8:02 pm

Erika Thank you SO much for sharing this! I’ve been dying to go to Cuba for years and will hopefully make it there this you. You provided so many answers to questions I wouldn’t have even thought to ask! Thanks again.

June 13, 2016 - 12:49 am

Destination: Havana | An American’s Travel Guide to Cuba – Sseko Designs […] post was originally published on Caroline’s blog. You can view her post here for all of the photos from their […]

January 25, 2016 - 8:55 am

Cuba Travel Tips for Americans from Woodnote Photography – Anne Sage […] with a spring in their step, a zillion gorgeous photos on their memory cards, and a slew of useful Cuba travel tips for […]