21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Cuba Libre

the photo shows a man changing the tire of his car, next to him is one of the many Cuban government propaganda posters. What immediately struck me was the contrast between reality, represented by the many Cubans who every day have to make do to get ahead in a country that has fewer and fewer resources, and the fiction represented by the billboard, which wants to give a message of strength and hope

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2022
Date Uploaded: 09.2023
Photo Location: Havana, Cuba
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Lorenzo Perotti