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. In 2016, it has involved 162 participants from 32 different nationalities and with more than 2500 photos taken. Besides the prestigious collaboration with National Geographic Poland.
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 young 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 Małgorzata Kubas, a professional Polish guide,who knows all the sights of Krakowand 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 several workshops and photoshootings:
- Workshop "Portrait photography" organized by the famous Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design
- Workshop "Portrait photography" organized by Monika Mrozik with Face Art - Make Up School and Diana Bryg-Opido as Stylist.
- Workshop "Fashion photography" organized by the polish photographer Iwona Wojtowwicz
- Workshop"Food Photography" organized by the polish photographer Dasha Veselovskaya or Photo Shooting with "local models" organized by the polish photographer Paulina Krzyżak
- Workshop "Landscape photography" at Krakus Mound lead by Marek Marszale
Exclusively for this edition: International Photography Contest "Krakow through your eyes". The role of the participant is to take photos of Krakow’s beauties during each guided tours. There will be an online contest in order to choose the winner! AWARD, exclusively and only for this first edition of 2017, the winner will be able to choose between:
- NIKON COURSE at Ocean Village in Southampton
- VOUCHER of Ryanair (fly around the world thanks to Let me Italian you!)
N.B.: in order to partecipate to the project and to the contest, it is not required to have a Nikon.
How is DISCOVER KRAKOW - Limited 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 5 days.
Here you are the agenda:
Wednesday 29 March
08:00 – 13:30 Participants arrival
14:00 – 15:00 Opening & Welcoming from the Italian Culture Institute in Krakow
15:00 – 17:30 Old Town Krakow Visit with Małgorzata Kubas
Thursday 30 March
09:15 – 09:30 Leaving for Auschwitz – Birkenau
11:00 - 17:30 Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
Friday 31 March
10:00 – 13:00 Workshop “Portrait photography” at Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design
15:00 – 17:30 Jewish Krakow “Kazimierz” with Małgorzata Kubas
Saturday 1 April
10:00 – 12:30 Workshop "Fashion Photography" with Iwona Wojtowicz
16:00 – 19:30 Workshop "Landscape Photography" with Marek Marszale at Krakus Mound
Sunday 2 April
10:00 – 12:30 Workshop "Food Photography" lead by Dasha Veselovskaya or Photo Session lead by Paulina Krzyżak
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, Paulina Krzyżak, Weronika Kosińska, Dasha Veselovskaya.
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 (150K followers), official page of Istituto Italiano di Cultura, and from our official Flickr & Instagram (@letmeitalianyou) accounts.