DATES: from 11th May 2016 to 15th May 2016

WHERE: Krakow (Poland)

WHAT IS PROVIDED:

  • Accomodation at ONE WORLD HOSTEL http://oneworldhostel.eu/
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Tour in English with Free Walking Tour
  • Trip (bus, guide, tickets) to Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • Trip (bus, guide, tickets) to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • 2 Team Leaders

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE PART IN?

  • Workshop organized by Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design
  • Workshop organized by Ania Kurnita
  • Workshop organized by Weronika Kosinka
  • 1 photo per each participant will be published with his credits on the official Facebook page of Krakow, Krakow PL (106K followers)
  • 1 photo per each participant will be published with his credits on the website and the official Facebook page (148K) of National Geographic Travel Poland
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • Attendance certificate
  • International team

To see the photos realized by the participants:

www.flickr.com/photos/141076565@N06/albums

To see the full gallery of the project: 

https://goo.gl/RDVjLs

To read the references of the participants:

​www.letmeitalianyou.com/testimonials​

 

 
Abigail I'm from Mexico City, Administrator and Photographer. I like to capture the essence of life and I love exploring the magical places that is our world, meet people and different cultures.
Enrica My name is Enrica and I'm 23 years old . I'm graduated in Communication for art and cultures . I love photography , cinema ... in really i love art in each its forms . I'm a wanderlust and one of my dreams is visit the world. I can't stop myself to photograph, it's more strong than me! I take a picture for convey my point of view.
Simone My name is Simone, a 28 years old Architecture student based in Rome. As a child I've always played with the camera. I have a great passion for travelling and in my bag I never forget to put an analogue camera for experiencing the old and new photographic techniques.
Victoria My name is Vicky, I’m 20 years old, from Barcelona. Currently I’m studying Architecture in the second year. My passion has always been photography and traveling, I like seeing the world through a camera and there is still a lot left to discover.
Polina Polina, 23. I’m from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Two years ago I moved to Italy to study simultaneous interpreting. I just try to prove that the world around us is wonderful in every detail. And I’m convinced that sometimes a place we pass by every day can turn out to be even more beautiful than a popular tourist attraction.
Ilaria My name is Ilaria, I am 21 years old. I study Architecture at university La Sapienza in Rome. I'm an ordinary girl with a straordinary passion for photography and for the journeys with right people.
Silvia I'm Silvia, 26, graduated in Marine Science. I love all the emotions that travelling gives to me. I love see new places and know different people and different cultures. I want to capture all these feelings to remember these experiences forever.
Alice I'm Alice and I am from the south of France. I am a travel addicted since I was a child and photography has been my favorite game from the last 7 years! I love cycling, rivers, dancing in my flat,playing with children, challanges and meeting new people! Can't wait to discover Krakow with you!
Francesco Francesco was born in Catania December 21, 1991. In the academic year 2013/4, he graduated in Arts Technology "cum laude", and now he is attending the Specialist Biennal of Photography. He deals with photography, video, multimedia installations, painting and interaction systems. His works are in numerous catalogs and publications of solo and group exhibitions. He received Special Mention in magazines and websites.
Paola I am 28 years old and I live in Umbria. I decided to pursue my passion for art and I graduated with honors in Art History. I have the spirit of a dreamer who appreciates art in its many forms. I am passionate about music, photography, poetry and I love to travel and to get in touch with the world. My camera never leaves me.
Rania My name is Rania. My passion is photography. This is why I chose to quit my career in Finance over a year ago. Since then, I have fully dedicated myself to photography. Did I ever look back? Never! There is so much to learn, discovering this fascinating world. I love to travel and explore new places. If you like to follow my combined passion for travel and photography, please visit:
Alessandro My name is Alessandro and I'm 23, I live in a small town in northern Italy. I've always been interested in art and music. I like traveling and my GoPro is always with me.
Sara A young pharmacist, who believes that the best remedy of life is a camera and an objective to capture a moment, a feeling, a breath.
Chiara My name is Chiara, I'm 29 years old and I live in Florence. I love traveling and meeting new people from all over the world. Photography is for me the best way to look at life, people and everything around me.
Davide I'm Davide I'm 27. I'm from the world and now I'm living in Florence. I'm an industrial deisgner but I prefer describe myself as a Human Being. Thanks to academic course I have started to take pictures of everything and now I'm working also as photographer. I like to express my point of view about the life. And now I'm ready to explore with you
Giulia Giulia, 27, Italian. Graduated in painting at Fine Arts Academy in Bologna. I love Art in each its forms, traveling, knowing new countries, cultures and people. My curiosity is insatiable! I look forward to discover Krakow by my camera!
Yuliya My name is Giulia , I was born in Ukraine , but now I live in Rome and study at the fine arts academy. I love to travel and find new inspiration . My camera is the best traveling companion.
Anamaria All original parts made in Romania, 28 years ago, on the first Sunday of Aug; Hobbies : photography, travelling, planting threes and vegetables; Working for GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, as Market Analyst; Favorite book: The Foundation, by Isaac Asimov; Favorite show: Top Gear, with Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond; I believe in a future with understanding between people, and space as the final frontier; Motto: “What doesn't kill you makes you stronger”, Friedrich Nietzsche.
Luca I am 36, geologist. Geology allows me to travel quite a bit, and allows me to understand the places I visit: even the most unusual and least showy things can tell stories, or their reality, if one is able to decipher their signs. I like photographs to be a starting point for telling a story or a meaning.
Jessica 'Jess, 24, England. Graduated in photography in 2012 and have a passion for travel and experiencing different cultures. Travelled through S.E Asia in 2015 for a year, the best decision I ever made!
Angela I am Angela and I study Communications in Rome. The passion for photography has always been part of me and I always believed that there was nothing more beautiful than to be able to reinterpret the world through different perspectives, dictated by their creativity. Being empathetic towards nature and seeing the positive in everything around me has made me free.
Sergio My name is Sergio,from Romania I'm 26 and I'm studying engineering. I would describe myself as a determined and loyal person. I do take my job seriously and I think I'm quite easy-going to work with.
Valentina My name is Valentina , I'm 19 years old and come from Messina. I finished to attend language high school last year and now I'm attend the first year in technological arts in the Academy of Fine Arts in Catania.
David David, 39, from San Sebastián, Spain. Computer engineer. Self taught amateur photographer and history lover. Music is something that I need in the same way than air or water; I can't live without it. And I can play guitar, bad, but I can do it.
Chiara Chiara, 27, Italian ... but also Swiss and Canadian: in other words, a "mix of culture". Trainee Lawyer, based in Milan, in love with travel and photography.
Greg After many years in medicine and aviation, I've recently moved to the photo work full-time. Based in Budapest but traveling whenever I can, I shoot about half documentary and the rest a mix of architecture and landscape.

Website: Greg Kieckhefer  

Facebook: Greg Kieckhefer

500px: Greg Kieckhefer

Partners of DISCOVER KRAKOW

            INTERNATIONAL

PARTICIPANTS

After the great success of the Italian edition, DISCOVER KRAKOW is ready to become INTERNATIONAL! We are running the second edition opened also to International photographers, in collaboration with National Geographic Traveler Poland.

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.

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 young photographers from different places of the world. DISCOVER KRAKOW wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the young photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

DISCOVER KRAKOW is supported by Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow.

The project is organized in collaboration with the tour operator Noble KrakowTour Operator, who has the role to let discover and know all the beauties of Cracow thanks guided tours. Furthermore, agenda will be enriched with the visit of two UNESCO World heritage sites: Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps and the Wieliczka Salt Mine.

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

  1. Workshop "Portrait photography" organized by the famous Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design; it will last 3 hours.
  2. Workshop organized by the polish photographer  Weronika Kosinka.
  3. Workshop "Food photography" organized by the polish photographer Ania Kurnyta.

 

How is DISCOVER KRAKOW organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Krakow’s beauties during each guided tours. The project lasts 5 days; here you are the agenda:

Wednesday 11 May

08:00 – 13:30 Participants arrival

14:00 – 15:00 Opening & Welcoming

15:00 – 17:30 Old Town Krakow Visit with Noble Krakow

18:00 – 19:30 Workshop conducted by Weronika Kosinka

Thursday 12 May

09:15 – 09:45  Leaving for Auschwitz – Birkenau

10:00 - 17:00 Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps

Friday 13 May

10:30 – 11:00 Tour of Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design Academy

11:00 – 14:00 Workshop “Portrait photography”

15:00 – 17:30 Jewish Krakow “Kazimierz” with Noble Krakow

Saturday 14 May

09:00 – 09:30 Leaving for Wieliczka Salt Mine

09:30 – 13:00 Wieliczka Salt Mine

Sunday 15 May

10:30 – 12:00 Workshop "Food photography" conducted by Ania Kurnyta

12:00 - 13:00 Issue of Attendance certificates and Good bye

 

At the end of the project, it will be released to each participant the Attendance certificates signed by Let me Italian you and all its partners: Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow, Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design, Weronika Kosinka, Ania Kurnyta​.

Plus, in order to make more visible the job done during the project, each participant will give 20 photos with his credits to Let me Italian you and then he will see one photo published on the official Facebook page of Krakow, Krakow PL(106K followers), and on the official website and Facebook page (148K followers) of National Geographic Traveler Poland with his credits. 

 

DISCOVER KRAKOW

 

   INTERNATIONAL

 

         

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