After the great success of the first edition, Let me Italian you is ready to launch the second and exclusive edition of: DISCOVER MARRAKECH.
"Welcome to the magical, mesmerizing and sometimes dizzying city of Marrakech! The city of joy! " It will be the last edition of 2018 and limited edition: it means that there will only 20 places availble.
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. In the first edition, it involved 33 participants from 8 different nationalities and more than 1000 photos taken.
You can read the reviews of the participants of the first edition here: http://letmeitalianyou.com/testimonials-discovermarrakech and watch this great video: https://youtu.be/EidtMICKAOI .
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 ÉSAV Marrakech ( L’École Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech).
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
Further, we will visit one of the most beautiful garden in the world: Jardin Majorelle .The Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech is one of the most visited sites in Morocco.
In order to improve participants’ professional and academic skills, there will be four workshops and photoshooting:
- Workshop "Collecting the city" lead by Yan Pekar
- Workshop "Street photography" organized by the local photographer Salah Bouade
- Outdoor Photoshoot with local models sponsored by Julia Agency
Exclusively for this edition: the photographer Yan Pekar will support the participant during all the days of the projects. He will offer full time availability if someone has questions or need close attention. Yan Pekar is one of our main partner for Discover Barcelona.
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 31 May
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)
17:00 – 19:00 Workshop “How to create a portrait - from idea to final result” & “How to become a better photographer " lead by Yan Pekar
Friday 1 June
09:30 – 12:30 Visit of Marrakech with Marrakech City Tour (2° tour, see above the details)
15:30 - 17:00 Outdoor Shooting with local models sponsored by Julia Agency
Saturday 2 June
09:30 – 13:00 Workshop "Street Photography & Portrait" lead by Salah Bouade
15:00 - 17:00 Visit of Jardin Majorelle
Sunday 3 June
10:00 – 12:30 Group photos' review lead by Yan Pekar
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, Salah Bouade, Yan Pekar.
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 our official Flickr & Instagram (@letmeitalianyou) accounts.