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

Deadline: 22th October 2017

Only 20 spots available

Currently available: 0

 

 

 

 

 

DATES: from 25th January 2018 to 28th January 2018

WHERE: Marrakech, Morocco

WHAT IS PROVIDED:

  • Accomodation in Marrakech at PALM APPART CLUB http://hotelpalmplaza.com/
  • 2 Guided Tour of Marrakech in English 
  • 3 Photography Workshops
  • 1 Photoshooting with professional local models
  • 2 Team Leaders
  • International Certificate

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE PART IN?

  • Learn to work in a team.
  • Workshop organized by ESAV Marrakech Accademy
  • Workshop lead by Yassine Alaoui Ismaili
  • Workshop lead by Isabel Val
  • Outdoor Photoshooting sponsored by Julia Agency
  • 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​

 
Cecilia 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. I've partecipated in Discover Budapest 2 and Discover Barcelona 5.
Adriana My name is Adriana; I am Italian and I come from Turin. I participated in Discover Krakow 5 last September,Discover Budapest 1 last March and Discover Sicily 3 last September. I love travelling and foreign languages, and, of course, taking photos! I can't wait to take part in Discover Marrakech – me and my Nikon D800.
Eleana Hi! my name is Eleana, I'm un 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.
Paola Hi! I’m Paola , I’m 20 years old and I live in Rome. I study at the Academy of Fine Arts and I really love what I’m studying. I’m a little shy, but curious, I love to get to know new things. I feel insecure sometimes, but also determined to achieve the things I want. I've partecipated in Discover Barcelona 1 and Discover Krakow 7.I look forward leaving and living this new experience!
Annarosa My name is Annarosa, Anna for my friends. If I check my identity card I realize I am 41 but I feel the same energy and enthusiasm as when I was 25. I've been part also of Discover Barcelona 2 and Discover Si. My greatest passion is travelling: I always have a new destination in my mind, either seaside or big cities, I start getting excited since I am preparing my suitcase! I am fond of photography because I believe it is the most direct way to communicate my feelings and the emotions I get from the places I visit: I especially like landscapes both urban and natural, astrophotography and b/w shootings. As Giovanni Gastel said "I have always thought that Poetry and Photography have several things in common". My other interests are gastronomy, wine, reading, listening to music and diving.
Alessandro HI, my name is Alessandro. I'm 19 years old, I was born in Rome and i'm attending the academy of fine arts in Rome. I have a lot of passions such as photography, reading, but the greatest interest for me is cinema. I've partecipated in Discover Krakow 8. I hope I enjoy my stay in Marrakech.
Magda Hi all! I am Magda and nature photography, especially botanical photography, is my passion. I live in Poland near Warsaw and travel a lot to find best frames and most exciting landscapes: in Poland, in Ukraine, in Sweden, in Slovakia and in other countries. Now - it will be Sicily! And everywhere I go, paying a visit to the local botanical garden or arboretum are on highest prio, with my camera cocked and ready. In the meantime, I teach biology at the Faculty of Biology, Warsaw University. I've partecipated in Discover Sicily 2
Elena 24 years old, graduated in Visual Arts, with a strong passion for photography and travelling. For me discovering Marrakech is the perfect fusion of these two amazing worlds. I can’t wait to be there! I've partecipated in Discover Budapest 2 .
Sara Hi, my name is Sara. I am an American, living and working in southern Italy for the past 24 years. I teach translation and writing at the University of Bari. In my free time I am passionate about weightlifting and photography. I've partecipated in Discover Budapest 1 .
Antonello Hi, my name is Antonello! I've partecipated in Discover Krakow 7 and Discover Barcelona 4. 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.
Stefania Hello! My name is Stefania, I'm 49 years old, I'm an educational, training and career counselor, born and grew up in a mountain little town in Vicenza province (Northeast Italy) that I consider to be my Escape-room ... sometimes I need to get out. I love travelling and make new experience, knowing people and discover places. I always carry the camera with me, it is my third eye through which I capture the emotions the world arouses in me. Now I'm getting ready for this new adventure with all of You in Marrakech, hope to enjoy it, see You soon. I've partecipated in Discover Krakow 8 and Discover Sicily 2.
Alexandra Hi, my name is Alexandra, I am 30 years old and I live in Romania. Photography was my first love and recently I started to be oriented towards street photography, which I think it’s more challenging. Whenever I have some free time, I travel or just go out and wonder the streets, to capture the beauty of our world or the simple random incidents that surround me. I've partecipated in Discover Sicily 2
Maria From myself, I can tell that I’m a driven person and that throughout my life I’ve always dedicated myself to the fullest in every challenge I’ve taken, committed in every step of the way. I am an amateur Photographer - Special b&w street photography. I partecipated in Discover Krakow V,in Discover Budapest I and Discover Sicily 3
Izabela I am Izabela, 32, from Krakow, Poland. I work as a financial analyst. My hobby is travelling and photography. When travelling, I like to find new places, slow down the pace and enjoy the moments. I inherited my hobby from my dad and brother. I am an amateur, but I like to develop my artistic skills and stretch the possibilities of my camera. Waiting and searching for the best shot is my time to practise patience, focus and relax, it is also the time when I am present here and now.
Marco My name is Marco, a tuscan born now living in Liguria, I’m self taught photographer.I've partecipated also to Discover Barcelona 1 and Discover Sicily 2. My passions are music and photography, and i love to join them with my works. I’m also a reportage/street enthusiast, trying to see places with new points of views. I’m happy to be part of this experience in Marrakech.
Silvia Hello everybody, I'm Silvia from La Spezia, Italy. I love to meet people from all over the world, as I like to talk a lot (in 3 languages). I like to see the world through the lenses of my camera and I can’t wait to learn how to do it better with you, in Sicily. I also like to make videos. My other passions are music, gigs, reading, cooking (& eating!), walking and travelling. I’m sure we’ll have a great time together! I've partecipated in Discover Sicily 2.
Samantha Hi guys! I am Samantha, a 23 y/o student from Udine. I partecipated to Discover Krakow 6, Discover Budapest 1 and Discover Sicily . I'm studing Public Relations and I love travelling, playing the piano and, obviously, photography. I approached the world of photography when I was 13 thanks to my aunt and her camera and when I was 17 I bought my first reflex. I'm so excited to take part in this adventure in Marrakech!
Ludmiła Hello, I'm Ludmiła and I’m from Poland. Photography is my hobby. Since I was a child, I have been studied with passion old photos, magazines with yellow border and I have been tried to follow in the maestro’s footsteps. I do photos every day and everywhere. It makes me feel happy, calm and gives a new look to the world around us. I've partecipated in Discover Sicily 1 and Discover Budapest 3.
Katarzyna Hello, I'm Kasia and I’m from Krakow, Poland. Mobile photography is one of my other hobbies. I take photos with Samsung Galaxy J5. I'm interested in bnw, street photography. I also like to play with light and shadow in my photos. This kind of photography shows the way how I see the world. I've partecipated in Discover Sicily 1.
Rosy My name is Rosy! I am 45 years and I come from Sardinia. I love Photography and I would like to become a real photographer. You're never too old to follow your dream. I've partecipated in Discover Krakow 6 .
Joanna I'm a polish gallivanter who looks for any opportunity to travel and discover new places with it's history, culture and people. Photography is one of my hobbies and combined with traveling gives a new perspectives and ideas on how the world's beauty can be captured. I partecipated also in Discover Barcelona 3 and Discover Sicily 1
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. I've partecipated in Discover Krakow 2 .
Abby I am of the unshakable country, mi México Lindo y Querido! . I am administrator by profession and photographer by passion. I want to add to my life all the things that I dreamed one day, among them is to know my world and capture with my lens the essence of life, continue to explore the magical places and to meet different people and cultures. I participate in Discover Krakow ll and now I am ready to Discover Morocco!!!! Y

Partners of

DISCOVER MARRAKECH

 

 

After the great successes of Krakow, Barcelona, Budapest and Sicily,  Let me Italian you is ready to launch a new city for 2018:  DISCOVER MARRAKECH.  

"Welcome to the magical, mesmerizing and sometimes dizzying city of Marrakech! The city of joy! "                        It will be a unique and exclusively edition!  (It means that there will not be a second edition.)

DISCOVER MARRAKECH 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 colorful city of Marrakech, in Morocco, trough photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs or not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER MARRAKECH wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

DISCOVER MARRAKECH is supported by Institut Culturel Italian de Rabat - Maroc.

The two tours of the city are organized in collaboration with Marrakech City Tour Guide, a private Marrakech tour operator with a local experienced qualified guide who is eager to share the secrets of his vibrant city with you.  Exactly, it includes:

1° Tour:    Koutoubia Mosque - Saadian Tombs - Bahia Palace - El Badi Palace

2° Tour:  Visit Jeema El Fna - Medina ancient souks

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

  1. Workshop "Collecting the city" lead by Isabel Val at the prestigious ÉSAV Marrakech L’École Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech)
  2. Workshop "Street photography" organized by the famous photographer Yassine Alaoui Ismaili
  3. Outdoor Photoshoot with local models sponsored by Julia Agency
  4. Worshop "Collect cities" organized by the photographer Isabel Val.

 

Exclusively for this edition: "STREET PHOTOGRAPHY DAY". On Saturday 27th, you will have the honour to spend a full day with one of the most famous street photographer:Yassine Alaoui Ismaili.   He will bring you around Marrakech and discover hidden tresaures.                                                                                                   Yassine won the first places in World street photography Hamburg 2015, Les nuit photographique Essaouira 2016 and finalist LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2016 and Sans francisco Street photography 2017. His Work has been featured in NY Times, the National Geographic, FIFA, 6Mois, Stern,The guardian, Volkskrant.

Further, the photographer Isabel Val will support the participant during all the days of the projects. She will offer full time availability if someone has questions or need close attention.  Isabel Val is one of our main partner for Discover Budapest.

 

How is DISCOVER MARRAKECH organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Marrakech'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 25 January

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

09:30 – 12:30  Visit of Marrakech with Marrakech City Tour (1° tour, see above the details)

14:30 – 17:30 Workshop " How to Photograph Cities " lead by Isabel Val at ÉSAV Marrakech Accademy

Friday 26 January

09:30 – 12:30 Visit of Marrakech with Marrakech City Tour (2° tour, see above the details)

16:30 - 18:30  Outdoor Shooting sponsored by Julia Agency

Saturday 27 January

10:30 – 17:00 Street Photography Day lead by Yassine Alaoui Ismaili


Sunday 28 January

10:00 – 12:30 Workshop "Creativity Photography" lead by Isabel Val

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: L’École Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech, Yassine Alaoui Ismaili, Isabel Val.

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 official page of Istituto Italiano di Cultura, and from our official Flickr & Instagram (@letmeitalianyou) accounts.

 

DISCOVER MARRAKECH 

Unique Edition

         

Elisabeth

Hi! I’m Elisabeth, I’m 26 and, even if doesn’t looks like, I’m Italian, but my parents are both Chinese. I’m from Catania where I study International Relations. I love travel and discover new place and culture with my camera. This will be the first time with “let me italian you” project and I’m looking forward for it.

I've partecipated in Discover Budapest 1.

PARTICIPANTS

I'm Giada, a graduate of Publishing and Graphic Arts specialization in February 2016 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino. I am passionate about graphics, but also the illustrations, I worked as freelancer for graphic and fashion studies. In my free time, I love to photograph the peculiarity of the places. I've partecipated also in Discover Budapest 2 and Discover Barcelona 5

Giada

Adis

My name is Adis and I consider myself an amateur photographer as well as a travel enthusiast. All the shots that I take can tell you a story and I love everything that is art. I've partecipated in Discover Krakow 3.

 

Eamonn

My Name is Eamonn. I am from Dublin in Ireland. I am a qualified Self Employed Business Consultant. Photography is my hobby and all my work can be seen on facebook.

Luca

Hello, my name is Luca and I'm 23 years old. I would describe myself as very sociable and friendly, always keen to discover new things. I love to travel and I feel that taking pictures is the best way I know to express myself. I have decided to take part of this project because I like to challenge myself and I can't wait to start!  I've partecipated in Discover Barcelona 1.

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