Havana Taxi Company

PhotographerMarkku Lahdesmaki
Prize1st Place in People / Other_P
City/CountryPalm Springs, United States
Photo DateJune 2016
Entry Description

Picture story about Havana, Cuba and the thousands of American cars from the 1950's. Most of them working as taxis. After US embargo 1960 new American cars have been off limits. For the last 55 years people have been pulling components from old cars and creating custom parts to keep their automobiles on the road.

About Photographer

Born in Finland, established studio there and later in London and Los Angeles. Won numerous international awards including IPA. Working with advertising agencies all over the world for clients like Toyota, Honda, Snickers, Nike, GE, AT&T, Apple, Microsoft, Gillette etc.