DATES: from 29th November 2018 to 2nd December 2018

WHERE: Krakow, Poland 

WHAT IS PROVIDED:

  • Accomodation in Krakow at ONE WORLD HOSTEL http://oneworldhostel.eu/
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Tour of Krakow in English 
  • Trip (bus, guidebook, tickets) to Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • 3 Photography Workshops
  • 2 Team Leaders
  • International Certificate

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE PART IN?

  • Learn to work in a team.
  • Workshop Long Expose in Landascape Photography organized by Michał Włoch
  • Workshop lead by Katarzyna Widmanska
  • Workshop lead by Aleksandra Dziadko 
  • Workshop Food Photography lead by Adrianna Sołtys 
  • Outdoor Shooting with local models lead by Elizabeth Shabo
  • 1 photo per each participant will be published with his credits on the official Facebook page of Krakow, Krakow PL (224K followers)
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • International Visibility
  • International Experience
 

Partners of

DISCOVER KRAKOW

 

 

DISCOVER KRAKOW is an innovative project whose purpose is to make the participants live a professional experience for those who love photography and video making. It has involved 320 participants from 36 different nationalities and with more than 4000 photos taken. Besides the prestigious collaboration with National Geographic PolandRead the article clicking here.

The main goal of the project is to valorise and promote the romantic and shining city of Krakow, in Poland, trough photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs or not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER KRAKOW wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

DISCOVER KRAKOW is supported by Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow.

The tour of Old Town is organized in collaboration with Mał​gorzata Kubas, a professional Polish guide,who knows all the sights of Krakow and will take you on a guided tour. Furthermore, agenda will be enriched with the visit of the UNESCO World heritage site: Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps.

In order to improve participants’ professional and academic skills, there will be three workshops and photoshooting:

  1. Workshop "Long expose in Landscape photography" organized by Michał Włoch at Krakus Mound
  2.  Lecture about "Landscape and Architecture Photography" run by Monika Mroczkowska, teacher at the famous Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design
  3. Workshop "Fashion photography" organized by the photographer Katarzyna Widmanska
  4. Workshop "Natural light photography" organized by the photographer Aleksandra Dziadko 
  5. Workshop"Food Photography" organized by the photographer Adrianna Sołtys  or Outdoor Shooting with local models organized by the photographer Elizabeth Shabo 

 

​Exclusevely for this edition, we have the pleasure to have a special guest: the wonderful model Basia D.

 

How is DISCOVER KRAKOW - Christmas Edition organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Krakow’s beauties during each guided tours. You will work alone or in pair (your fellow could be one your friend). The project lasts 4 days. 

Here you are the agenda:

Thursday 29 November

10:15 – 10:30 Opening & Welcoming from the Italian Culture Institute in Krakow

10:30 – 13:00 Old Town Krakow Visit with Mał​gorzata Kubas

15: 00 - 16:00 Lecture "Landscape and Architecture Photography" run by Monika Mroczkowska, teacher at the famous Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design

16: 00 - 17:30 Workshop "Long expose in Landscape photography" with Michał Włoch at Krakus Mound

Friday 30 November

08:15 – 08:30 Leaving for Auschwitz – Birkenau

10:00 - 16:30  Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps

Saturday 1 December

10:00 – 13:00 Jewish Krakow “Kazimierz” with Mał​gorzata Kubas 

16:00 – 18:00 Workshop “Fashion photography” with Katarzyna Widmanska & 

Workshop "Natural light photography" with Aleksandra Dziadko 


Sunday 2 December

10:00 – 12:30 Workshop "Food Photography" lead by Adrianna Sołtys or Shooting at Qubus Hotel with local models lead by Elizabeth Shabo

12:30 – 13:00 Issue of Attendance certificates and Good bye

 

At the end of the project, each participant shall receive an Attendance certificates signed by the Let me Italian you team and all its partners: Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow, Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design, Katarzyna Widmanska, Aleksandra Dziadko , Adrianna Sołtys.

Plus, in order to bring more visibility to the work done during the project, each participant will submit 20 photos with their credits to Let me Italian you and one of the photos will be published by the Facebook page of Krakow, Krakow PL (247K followers), official page of Istituto Italiano di Cultura, and from our official Flickr (Let me Italian you) & Instagram (@letmeitalianyou) accounts.

 

DISCOVER KRAKOW 

CHRISTMAS EDITION 

         

THE PARTICIPANTS

After the great success of the last ten editions, Let me Italian you is ready to launch the Christmas edition 2018 of DISCOVER KRAKOW with some great unique news: read below to discover them!                  Christmas lights, Christmas market, Christmas tree will make Krakow even more magic!

                                     

Giorgia

Hi! I’m Giorgia. I live in Rome and I’m 23 years old. I love adventure, meet new people and see new places. But the best part of it is take all this thing in a picture. i always studied photography and cinema. I putting all myself for don't let be only a passion but my job too. i haven't only one style in the photography, i change my style constantly. Depends about my ispiration in that moment and about what i see and i imagine. Photography can have more than one solution and this is amazing, because everyone can see it in their own way and express himself.

Hi, I'm Emanuela. Photography is not my profession. I work in a hospital. Photography is my passion.

I am self-taught and have a camera for about three years, as soon as I had the chance to buy it. I've been in love with photography for many years. I love night photography and landscapes, but I'm learning to appreciate nature, the macro and everything around me.

I hope this journey will enrich me with new tools to put into practice when I return home.

Emanuela

Hi I'm Francesco, I'm 18 years old and I live in Turin.

I'm studying information technology now, but I would like to direct my future into photography and videography because they're my greatest passion. I'm a beginner in this area, I started to shoot not so long ago. The best things I like to shoot are people and landscapes. I love to travel, to discover new places and to compare myself with foreign habits and lifestyles.

 

I hope that i will learn in this project a lot of new things about photography and to grow up in this respect.

Francesco

Claire

Hi! I'm Claire. I live in the Isle of Man, where I'm a full-time Mum to 2 girls. I'm currently studying for a bookkeeping diploma via distance learning. In 2010 I bought my first DSLR & made photography my hobby - I'd love it as an avenue to earn some money somehow. All my photography & post processing skills are self taught. My current favourite genres are : Architecture, Landscapes, Dance and Street. I've photographed concerts for a local Dance school & would like to get more involved in this. I LOVE travel - especially to lands of different cultures and history. The Krakow trip will be an excellent opportunity for me to see a new city, learn new skills & techniques at workshops & build my confidence & experience in photography as a whole.

Elisabetta

Hi, I am a 21 years old girl who loves art and languages. I come from Serravalle Scrivia where I work and study but my real passion is photography.

 

I started taking photos when I was little and I keep on improving it step by step, changing and getting better my technique. I also hope I will travel more in my future to increase my portfolio.

 

I participated in Discover Budapest IV last February and Discover Marrakech II last June.

Hi everybody! I'm Marta I'm 25 years old and I come from Spain. Actually I've been living in Berlin for almost 2 years Since I am here I became very interested in photography, I acquired my Nikon d90 and I've been learning by myself since then. My favourite themas are nature and landscapes Other interests that I have are travelling, hiking, music and sports I am very opend minded person but kind of shy a person and I never did something like this photography trip with people I don’t know, so it’s a double experience and a challenge for me. Anyway I think it will be great!

Marta

Alice

Hi! I'm Alice, I'm 30, Sardinian by birth, "globetrotter" by choice.

I call myself a multitasking person. I am passionate about travel, photography, and video and I try to dedicate myself to all three passions in my free time (but I would like to turn them into my work).

I am in love with landscape photography, how light games change landscapes and I try to capture the emotions they transmit

Irene

Hi everybody, my name's Irene and I'm 19 years old. I have just finished my path at scientific high school and now I will study at the Academy of visual arts and new media in Turin. My greatest passions are three : first of all dancing, I have been practicing it since I was a child, then drawing and lastly photography because through it I can express myself, my feelings and my way of seeing things. I also love meeting new people and visiting cities that I've never seen, in fact I think Discover Krakow will be a double growth opportunity for me, I hope and think that it will be epic!

Cecilia

My name is Cecilia.  I partecipated in Discover Budapest II, Discover Barcelona V and Discover Marrakech I and Discover Lisbon I.

In my life I have always had an immense passion for photography, which I fed by attending schools and art academies. I currently work as a video-maker assistant and I'm specializing in video editing, but my aspiration is to travel, meet people, and tell their stories with images and words. Knowing and experiencing cultural diversity in the world is what makes me happy and I am even happier when I can do it with the camera.

Hi! I'm Domitilla, 26, and I'm an Interior and Graphic Designer and passionate Photographer from Rome, Italy.

Lover of details, I like to combine the beautiful with the functional.

I'm fascinated by being able to give life to new spaces and images, try it out day after day.

I have a lively mind, always curious, eager to know and learn.

My shoots talking about people and architecture, very ofter together.

Street photography is my way to express my self: direct and simple as the things we can see, but always with a message, an story behind.

The reading it's up to you

 

Domitilla

Hi, I am Karolina.

I am a photographer from Krakow.

I am taking fashion, portrait, beauty pictures but I also like doing this in a street way.

Looking forward to see you in Poland!

Karolina

Hi, my name is Simona (alias SiMina) and I create for a living andthat's why I chose to be a graphic designer.I make photo for passion in my free time and, when I can, I travelaround the world!As a creative person, I know how important and significant it’s to besurrounded by others who share work and passion for beautifulthings. So, I like to meet people who share my own interests.

Simona

Hi! I’m Marilena. I’m 23 years old and I live in Turin. In my opinion, life is a pendulum between traveling and eating. I love photography since I was a child but I'm not a professional photographer: I usually take my photos with my smartphone, Samsung S8, because for now I can't afford a better camera. I love taking pictures of landscapes, city architecture and food. In everyday life I am a banking assistant and I study Communication Sciences.

Marilena

Maddalena

I'm Maddalena, I'm 21 and come from Modena.
 
I'm studying scenography in bologna, but I want to be a director.
 
I love stories, I love to tell stories about love, beauty, sadness and sweetness.
 
I'm a melancholic romantic and I'm so exited to start this journey. 
 
I was part of Discover Budapest V.

 

Roberta

My name is Roberta, I am 22 years old and I am originally from Caserta. I moved to Treviso for a couple of years. Later I started my studies in photography and visual arts in Padua, graduating this year.

Oleh

Hi!
 
I'm Oleh, 25 years old and I'm from Ukraine. I'm a web designer and I have bin taking photos for 5 years. Before I had a lot of different experiences in photography and conducting art exhibitions. I love it as well as I love travelling. So I love to take portrait and landscape photos. Also I like arts, design, films and coffee. It inspires me.
 
I'm pleased to take part in this event, visit new places and meet interesting people.

 

Hello!
I’m Maria, 29 years old and from Potsdam, Germany. I work at a big German train company and there I take care of all trains and employees in case of accidents, storms or other problems.
I would describe myself as a crazy picture taking globetrotter. Cooking, travelling/hiking and photography are my passion!
 
It is my first time being a participant of a photo tour and I’m glad to stay with all of you in Krakow.

 

Maria

Hello,

I’m Youyoung, originated from South Korea but living in Paris to be a medieval historian. I’m writing a thesis which is concentrated to urban history of medieval Mediterranean world, otherwise I also love to travel and explore the new world. I’ve been connected to this project coincidently when I was on the road for my long trip from Greece to Denmark, also I’m really delighted to be a co-worker of this wonderful photography project. This is my first time to work in the co-operative creation project, so I’m expecting to enlarge my world with new experiences. Thanks.

Youyoung

Hi everyone! I'm Elena, I'm 21 years old and I live in Modena, in Italy. After high school, where I studied foreing languages, I started working while I've kept improving one of my biggest passions: photography. In fact, I've attended a photography class for two months. In future I would like to work in the photography sector. I don't like to define my photography style as I take photos of everything that catches my eyes and mind, like landscapes, people, animals, architecture. Now I'm trying to experiment with analog cameras and I have to say that I love it very much. I was searching for a new expierence and challenge so I decided to sign up for this project. I hope it will be fun and I'm looking forward to meet all of you.

Elena

Hi! I'm Michał, I'm 23 years old and live in Katowice.

My journey with photography started when I got my first digital point-and-shoot camera in 2003, but it really launched this March, when I bought my first mirrorless camera. Since then, taking photos is one of my main hobbies and I do it whenever I get the chance. My favorite themes are nature and architecture.

This will be the first time I'll be in such project and I bet it's going to be fun.

Michalł

Veronica

Hi, I’m Veronica and I’m 31 years old. I live in Perugia, a city in the centre of Italy. I am a project designer, a blogger, a writer, a digital strategis and a freelance social media marketing trainer. My blog talks about: everyday life in Italy; maternity and parenthood, in a very ironic and unconventional way; kids and many nice things. I love photo shooting and I discovered the passion for photography about a year ago, but it is only since January that I have a camera! I like taking photos of the sunset, landscapes and people in the nature. My photos always have a touch of pink, like a signature. I travel a lot for work and pleasure and I’m very excited about the activities proposed in Krakow! I trust that this experience will be an opportunity to further develop my skills, networking and discovering success stories.

 

Maria

Hello, my name is Maria Rodrigues and I'm a 45 year old Portuguese sailor, living in Norway.

I've newly discovered my passion about photography and I love the process of learning. I take pictures of anything I find interesting. I love to travel, nature, sports and music.

I'm really excited about this event in Krakow and hope to learn new things about photography, meet new people and widen my horizon.

Antonello

Hi, my name is Antonello! I've partecipated in Discover Krakow 7, Discover Barcelona 5 and Discover Marrakech 1. I was born in a small village in the province of Oristano in Sardinia in 1977. I begin to passionate about photography for 25 years with the first compact then with time to arrive at the reflection world and the first courses with affirmed photographers t World Level as Simone Sbaraglia, with whom I have courses of various levels. Lovers of landscape and naturalism but do not disdain all other photographic genres knowing that each of them is a source of personal comparison and improvement.

Federica

I am Federica Murittu, born in Sassari. I attended the three-year course of the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, also in 2017 I was awarded a scholarship by the international school of contemporary art SART (Siena art institute). I am a student who in her life through art, perhaps the best way to get to people.I consider myself a pretty dynamic and versatile girl, I have no preference for any kind of artistic practice; I usually paint but I love doing everything, from painting to photography to sculpture, etc., without distinction. I believe that making ART is a big responsibility for those who decide to deal with it, can have the same strength as an entire military army, if not more; it has remained one of the methods that allows us to express ourselves freely in a democratic way, in a different way from one another, without limits of any kind.

Hi! Im Emma, 28, a headstrong and positive Italian girl. I graduated in social and cultural Education in 2015, i have always tried to work within the visual art and the culture. Im interested in photography thanks to my dad. Camera has always been my friend in every place I have lived and wherever I’ll go.

Emma

Hi, My name is Silvia, Italian girl, living in London. I work in fashion because I love being in contact with different people with different backgrounds and culture everyday. I love traveling trough the world as much as I can and I love taking pictures about everything, from the small little details to the biggest things along the way. That’s why I would love to discover Krakow with You guys, because I think we’re sharing the same passions and we have a lot of good energy in common. Can’t wait to join your team! Thank you for this great opportunity

Silvia

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