Néstor is a Cuban photographer based in Havana. He graduated in 1997 from Havana University with a B.A. Degree in Art History. Between 1993 and 2008 Néstor completed studies in photographic techniques, advertisement, fashion, and journalism. Since his graduation, Néstor has been working as a photographer for the Office of the Historian of the City, in Havana (OHC), where he covers photojournalism, architectural and patrimonial photography, urban skyline and portrait. His work illustrates numerous books and other publications of the Boloña OHC Publishing House (Havana). He collaborates with other publishers such as Cuban Art (Havana), The Book Cuban Institute (Havana), as well as the Smithsonian Magazine.
In parallel to his professional work, Néstor has shown his fine art photography work in collective and personal exhibits, and in prestigious institutes and galleries for photographic art, in Cuba and abroad. He is an active member of UNEAC (National Union of Writers and Artists), and the ACCS (Social Advertising Association). His work is in private collections in Cuba, France, Mexico, Holland, Spain, Argentina, and the USA.
Among his photo books are: Old Havana: Spirit of the Living City (2011), and Havana Modern, 20th Century Architecture and Interiors (2014). Part of his work is in photographic anthologies including The Seduction of the Look: Photography of the Body in Cuba, by Rafael Acosta, and The Light in the Cuban Eyes, by Madeleine Plonsker, recently exhibited at the Robert Mann Gallery and at The AIPAD Photography Show, NYC.
Néstor has collaborated with Santa Fe Photographic Workshops in Cuba as an assistant since 2014. His website is www.nestormartiphotography.com.