After the great successes of Krakow, Barcelona, Budapest,Sicily, Marrakech, Lisbon, Copenaghen and Prague, Let me Italian you is ready to launch the first and exclusive edition of DISCOVER ATHENS. It will be a unique and exclusively edition for this year!
DISCOVER ATHENS 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 ancient city of Athens, in Greece, through photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs or not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER ATHENS wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.
The two tours of the cities is organized in collaboration with Katerina, a professional local guide,who knows all the sights of Athens and will take you on a guided tour . Exactly:
1° Tour: Acropolis & Parthenon
2° Tour: The famous neighborhoods of "Plaka" & "Monastiraki"
Further, we will visit the outstanding location of: Panathenaic Stadium.The Panathenaic Stadium is the place that welcomed, in 1896, the first Olympic Games of our era. It is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble.
In order to improve participants’ professional and academic skills, there will be several workshops and photoshooting:
- Lecture" How to - Retouching" organized by Aleksandra Dziadko
- Worshop "Portrait Photography" organized by Aleksandra Dziadko
- Worshop "Urban Photography" organized by Aleksandra Dziadko
- Outdoor Photoshoot with models at National Garden in collaboration with VN Models
Exclusively for this edition, we are going to have as the main photographer teacher: the photographer Aleksandra Dziadko 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. Aleksandra is a professional photographer based in Krakow.
How is DISCOVER ATHENS organized and what is its output?
The role of participant is to take photos of Athens' 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 20 February
09:15 – 09:30 Opening & Welcoming from Let me Italian You
09:30 – 12:00 First Tour of Athens with Katerina (see above the details)
15:30 – 17:30 Workshop “Portrait Photography” lead by Aleksandra Dziadko at Lycabettus Hill
Friday 21 February
10:00 – 12:30 Second Tour of Athens with Katerina (see above the details)
16:00 - 18:00 Workshop "Urban/Street Photography" with Aleksandra Dziadko lead by Aleksandra Dziadko
Saturday 22 February
10:30 – 12:30 Outdoor Photoshoot with models at the stunning National Garden in collaboration with VN Models
16:30 - 18:00 Lecture "How to - Retouching" lead by Aleksandra Dziadko
Sunday 23 February
10:00 – 12:00 Visit of Panathenaic Stadium
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.
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.