Who can apply?

All photography lovers. It is not required a professional level.

How can I apply?

 In order to select the most suitable profiles, candidates have to send: CV + Portfolio with 5 photos, that better show your photography style.

To apply, send an email to: letmeitalianyou@gmail.com & info@letmeitalianyou.com

       Only 20 places available     

   Currently available: 0

Deadline: 19th January 2019

 

 

 

DATES: from 11th April to 14th April 2019

WHERE: Lisbon, Portugal

WHAT IS PROVIDED:

  • Accomodation in Lisbon at LISBON LOUNGE HOSTEL https://www.lisbonloungehostel.com/
  • Breakfast
  • 2 Guided Tour of Lisbon in English 
  • 3 Photography Workshops
  • 1 Photoshooting with local models
  • 2 Team Leaders
  • International Certificate

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE PART IN?

  • Learn to work in a team.
  • Workshop organized by IADE - Universidade Europeia
  • Workshop lead by Onésimo Costa
  • Workshop lead by Nuno Patricio
  • Outdoor Photoshooting  with local models
  • Street Art Tour of Lisbon
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • Attendance certificate
  • International Visibility
  • International Experience

USEFUL LINKS

To see the photos realized by the participant of last editions:

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

To see the full gallery of the project: 

https://www.facebook.com/letmeitalianyou/photos/tab=albums

To read the references of the participants:

https://www.facebook.com/letmeitalianyou/reviews

​www.letmeitalianyou.com/testimonials​

 

Partners of

DISCOVER LISBON

 

DISCOVER LISBON

Spring Edition

        

After the great success of the last two editions,  Let me Italian you is ready to launch the third and exclusive edition of DISCOVER LISBONThe first edition for the year 2019!

"Light, say artists, is all important to creating a masterpiece. The azure sky over Lisbon, long hours of summer sunshine and golden sunsets are factors that ensure many visitors go home with fond memories and great photographs of the Portuguese capital. "  Welcome to Lisbon: the City of Light.

DISCOVER LISBON 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 magical and picturesque  city of Lisbon, in Portugal, through photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs or not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER LISBON wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

DISCOVER LISBON is supported by IADE-Universidade Europeia.

The two tours of the city are organized in collaboration with Rita the Guide, a professional local guide,who knows all the sights of Lisbon and will take you on a guided tour. Exactly:

1° Tour - Alfama: Alfama is one of the oldest districts in Europe and the former red light district of Lisbon. Surviving the great earthquake of 1755, Alfama is home to relics of the Arabic occupation in the 8th century, roman ruins and monuments regarding the foundation of Portugal 900 years ago! This maze-like little village inside the center of Lisbon will transport you to a simpler time where kids play on the streets, neighbors get together on a daily basis, doors are not locked and where the cars don't fit. Come wander these lost in time streets with a home made ginjinha, discover the birthplace of fado or just chat while drinking a portuguese glass of wine and tasting an amazing cheese platter.                  It includes: Cathedral of Lisbon - The castle of Lisbon - Labyrinth of old Alfama streets - History of Alfama - History of fado.

2° Tour - Downtown: With this tour you get to know the full history of Lisbon that originates as far as 3000 years ago, all the way up to the key events of XXI century Lisbon. We will see the highlights and the top attractions of its unique downtown area, the best viewpoints of the seven hills, talk about culture, literature and politics. The best way to understand the Portuguese people and the country's evolution, from its glorious past until today's Europe best well-kept secret.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             It includes: All downtown area - Best sightseeing points - Historical monuments, churches and ruins - Full Lisbon history.

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

  1. Workshop "The light of Lisbon" lead by the professor Octavio Alcantara at the prestigious IADE-Universidade Europeia
  2. Workshop "Long Exposure in Landscape Photography"  at Belvedere of Our Lady of the Hill organized by the photographer Onésimo Costa
  3. Workshop "The search" organized by the photographer Nuno Patricio
  4. Outdoor Photoshoot with local models in Belém 

 

How is DISCOVER LISBON organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Lisbon'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 is the agenda:

Thursday 11 April

09:15 – 09:30 Opening & Welcoming from Let me Italian You

09:30 – 12:30  Workshop "The lights of Lisbon" at IADE - Universidade Europeia

15:30 – 17:30  Visit of Alfama with Rita The Guide

Friday 12 April

10:15 – 12:15 Visit of Downtown with Rita The Guide 

16:30 - 18:30    Workshop "Long Exposure in Landscape Photography" at Belvedere of Our Lady of the Hill  with Onésimo Costa

Saturday 13 April

10:30 – 12:30 Outdoor Shooting with local models at Belém 

16:30 - 18:30  Workshop "The search"  with Nuno Patricio

Sunday 14 April

10:00 – 12:00 Street Art Tour of Lisbon

12:00 – 12:30 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: IADE - Universidade Europeia, Nuno Patricio.

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 the photos will be published by our official Flickr & Instagram (@letmeitalianyou) accounts.

Monika

Hi guys!

I’m a Polish girl currently living in Wrocław. On daily basis I work for one of corporations where I am a team lead of a group of amazing people. When it comes to photography, I am a total amateur. Nevertheless, love to photography is in my veins since I can remember. 
I am crazy excited about taking part in this project! 
P.S. usually people around me call me „Monia”- feel free to do so too:) 
I'll join first Discover Copenaghen and then Lisbon.

THE  PARTICIPANTS

Evelyne

Hi,
 
I'm Evelyne, I'm 26 years old.
 
I am 60% watchmaker and the rest of the time I spend with my 5 year old daughter.
 
The photo is a passion. I like being in nature, in contact with animals.
 
I start a distance photography school, to allow me to better master my passion.

 

Pasquale

Silvia

Hello,

 

my name is Silvia, I'm 19, from Rome and I study Cinema and New Media at University.

 

I love photography, writing and traveling, and I hope this will be my future. 

Silvia

Hi,

my name is Silvia I am 50 years old, I come from Sardinia, I am unemployed.

I love photography. Last year I attended Fine Art Photography in Cagliari and I participated in a couple of photography exhibitions.

I've participated in Discover Barcelona 7.

 

Ho partecipato a Discover Krakow 6, Discover Budapest 1 e Discover Sicily 3 e Discover Marrakech 2. 

Ho passione per la fotografia e scopro ogni giorno che è una disciplina trasversale nell'ambito delle conoscenze umane in vari campi della scienza, della tecnica, della tecnologia, dell'arte e della geometria, ma anche della psicologia e del costume: tutto questo merita passione, studio e approfondimento. Ecco perchè uso le occasioni possibili per assecondare questa passione che è in continuo mutamento. In fotografia non c'è un "punto di gravità".

Anna

Hi,
 
My name is Anna and I'm from Poland.
 
I'm not a professional photographer, I just love wandering around the cities with my camera or more often with my phone.
 
I usually take photos of architecture or random strangers,
 
I love street photography

 

Ines

Hello!

I’m Inês, a 21 years old Communication Design student from Portugal.

Photography is something that I always loved to do and I really like the idea of sharing this passion with others.

It is my second time with Let me Italian you. I participated last year in Discover Barcelona V.

Giulia

My name is Giulia. I am 19 years old and I come from Italy.

Currently, I am studying Public Relations at the University.

I love taking pictures and travelling so I am very excited to match my passions taking part in DISCOVER LISBON III

Giada

Hello!
 
I’m Giada, I’m 21 and I fall in love with photography when I was 14.
I have advanced art studies that helped me grow the passion for art, graphic design and photography and now I’m at Academy Of Fine Arts in Venezia. I realized that this wasn’t just a lark but a great form of expression, it is a outlet. Behind my pic, with labelled shadows and strong lights, I try to explain some of mine thoughts and my personality. 

 

Michela

Hello everyone!
 
My name is Michela and I come from Palermo, Sicily. 
I had few “homes” in the past 10 years as i lived in Viterbo, Catania, Milan and now I moved to Rome a couple of months ago.
 
I always had 4 big passions in my life: travelling, biology, photography and animals, all of them!
 
Can’t wait to discover Lisbona, so stay tuned and i will see you there!

 

Hi guys! I am from Treviso.
I love arts, travel and nature.
Photography is an art
and the camera is an excuse to be someplace I otherwise don't
belong. I thing that taking pictures is an opportunity to savor life intensely,
shot after shot, a search for the emotion of the moment that meets inner truth. I'm so excited to take part in this adventure in Lisbon! Just
looking forward to meeting up with you all for this new experience!

Alfonso

Xenia

Hi my name is Xenia.

I was born in Russia and now I live in Sweden.

I was studying dentistry but now I take a semester off and I work at a preschool. Photography is a big passion of mine.

I like to take landscape photos and now I started with portraits.

Tomasso

Hi, my name's Tommaso.

I'm 21 years old and i'm from Italy,Turin. I'm a student and also worker like photographer for an italian agency.

I lived 1 year in israel and 1 year in Berlin where I studied photography in a international class.
My hobby are photography, sports, music and my dream is to travel the whole world.
 
I usually take a  street photos or landscape but i want learn more about fashion and architecture picture.
Daniela, 1987. I've studied urban and social horticulture, and currently I am a teacher in a secondary school in Rimini, Italy. I'm not a professional photographer, but I love photos: my favorite subjects are plants and architectural details.  I'd like to participate in Discover Lisbon 3 because the first time that I used a  camera was in Lisbon, where I lived for 6 months during my Erasmus exchange program. In that period, photography was a way to communicate with my parents and friends.

Daniela

Hi everyone!! 
My name is Giovanna but for my friends I'm Giò or Gianna, I'm 26 and I come from Polla, a small town not far from Salerno (Italy). I attended university in Naples and I graduated in territorial and urban planning, I currently work in a design-architect's studio. I have a passion for exploration and photography, infact I took my first pictures when I was 10 years old and still used the film. 
 
I'm sure this of Lisbon will be a wonderful experience!! See you soon!

Giovanna

Hi, 

I'm Gertrud and I'm from Estonia.

 

I really love sports, especially volleyball, travelling, and taking photos.

 

I have been doing sports photography about nine years for now, but also, I like to do nature and street photography.

 

I look forward to meet new people and discover new places.

Gertrud

Nicolò

Hi,
 
I'm Nicolò, from Ascoli Piceno and I'm 24 years old.
 

Passionate of art, photography and cinema, I'm also a great music listener and reader of books and comics.

 
I'm a fresh graduate in Literature and Cinema from La Sapienza University of Rome, and I'm searching for an educational experience in wich I can test and improve my skills.

 

Elene

Hello! I'm Lena, I'm 22 years old and I'm from Greece. I'm currently based in Liverpool working as a flight attendant. I love travelling more than anything. I love all the new experiences a trip can bring; new food to try, new places to see, new friends with all sort of new fun stories included. I'm definetely not a photography expert but I really do enjoy having a camera in my hands and capturing everything I can. I'm more than excited for our Lisbon trip, to discover the city together and meet you as well. See you all soon!

Alessandra

Hi everyone!

My name is Alessandra, a 24 years old Italian girl who lives in Trier, Germany.

I love Photography because it allows me to stop time and beauty and I love travelling too.

I can't wait to join you in this adventure.

I've participated in Discover Budapest 4.

Eleana

Hi!

My name is Eleana, I'm an Urban Planner, but now I work in Amazon. I'm not a photographer, but I LOVE look around me ...everything, and try to search the other side of things, the one that no one sees.....sometimes I find it!

I partecipated in Discover Barcelona 1, Discover Budapest 2 and Discover Sicily 3, Discover Marrakech 1.

Amulya

I am Amulya and I am from Bangalore, India.

I am a software engineer by profession. I have always been interested in doing something creative and whenever I am not working I roam around clicking pictures or painting.

I moved to Germany a few months back and it has opened up so many opportunities of travel.

I am thrilled to be a part of the Let Me Italian You's journey and cannot wait to discover Lisbon with you!

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