Jeroen Nieuwhuis’ Portrait Series is Beautiful Glimpse Into the Lives of the ‘People of Cuba’

All images by Joroen Nieuwhuis. Used under a Creative Commons License.

Amsterdam based photographer, Jeroen Nieuwhuis, of New Day Studio, has completed a compelling personal project entitled People of Cuba. The 16 image portrait series captures people Nieuwhuis and his colleagues met during their recent trip to Cuba. The residents were kind enough to give them a glimpse into their lives with subjects including farmers, cigar makers, boxers, and various other denizens met along the way.

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People of Cuba: A Personal Project


All images by Jeroen Nieuwhuis. Used with permission.

Photographer Jeroen Nieuwhuis is one of the creatives behind New Day studio and has been shooting since he was 11 years old. Back then, he used to do skateboarding photography. He recently travelled to Cuba for a specific documentary project that he posted on Behance (and called it People of Cuba). Jeroen tells us that he finds it very important to do personal projects like this aside from his commercial work.

With the help fo a guide, he gained the trust of the locals and was truly interested at the fact that these folks are living 50 years back in time on minimal recourses and income.

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