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​

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: 2

APPLY FOR OUR NEXT PROJECT: DISCOVER AMSTERDAM

FEE

For more info about the price, please contact us by email. 

 

 

DATES: from  1st  to 4th  December 2022

WHERE: London, UK

WHAT IS PROVIDED:

  • Accomodation in London at  St Christopher's Inn London Bridge Hostel https://www.st-christophers.co.uk/london/london-bridge-hostel/
  • 2 Guided Tours of London in English
  • 3 Photography Workshops
  • Photoshooting with local models
  • Full time Professional Photographer
  • International Attendance Certificate
  • 2 Team Leaders

 

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE PART IN?

  • Learn to work in an international team
  • Workshop "Portrait Photography" lead by Yan  Pekar
  • Workshop "Street Photography"  by Yan Pekar
  • Workshop "Business Practices  for Photographers" by Yan Pekar
  • Photoshooting with local models
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • International Visibility
  • International Experience
 
LOGO
London
Andre
Filippo
Joana
Selma
Nikita
Eleonora
Dorka
Matteo
Anna
Isabella
Sarah Cirone
matteo iacuitti
Francesca
Massimo
Sara
Vlacav
Eleana
Andjela
chiara
martina
Giorgia
Justyna
Michela
Elisa
Nicole
Antonio

After the great success of Krakow, Barcelona, Budapest, Sicily, Marrakech, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Prague, Athens, Santorini, Seville, Paris and Valencia, Let me Italian you is proudly ready to launch the first and exclusive edition of DISCOVER LONDON

It will be a unique and exclusively edition for the all 2022!

Christmas is a magical time of year to be visiting London. There are spectacular decorations everywhere and people are generally in a festive mood.  The city comes to life during the holidays, with festive activities and cheery Christmas markets in every corner of the city. With Christmas decorations lining the main shopping streets, ice rinks in historic settings and fabulous theatre shows on the schedule, it’s the perfect time to celebrate all things merry and bright.

DISCOVER LONDON 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 magic city of London, in UK, through photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs and not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER LONDON 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 Azel, a professional local guide,who knows all the sights of London and will take you on a guided tour .  Exactly:

1° Tour: Visit of Buckingham Palace + Houses of Parliament + Big Ben + Westminster Bridge + Westminster Abbey + 10 Downing Street + Trafalgar Square + The National Gallery + Covent Garden

2° Tour: Visit of Tower of London + Tower Bridge + South Bank + The Shard + Borough Market + Shakespeare's Globe + Millenium Bridge + St. Paul's Cathedral   

Further, we will attend to the most iconic moment in LondonRoyal Guard Change at Buckingham Palace

We'll discover the most photogenic spots decorated with Christmas lights such as:  Regent Street, Oxford Street, Picadilly and Camden Town.

Last but not least, we will have a wonderful activity in one of the most popular area of London: "Notting Hill and Portobello".

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

  1. Workshop "Street Photography - Christmas Mood" at Regent & Oxford Streets lead by the photographer Yan Pekar
  2. Workshop "Portrait Photography" at Camden Town lead by the photographer Yan Pekar
  3. Workshop "Travel Photograpy" at Notting Hill  lead by the photographer Yan Pekar
  4. Outdoor Photo Shooting with local models in Hyde Park

 

Exclusevely for this edition, the photographer Yan Pekar will support the participant during all the days of the projects. He will prepare daily photography activities and teach to you as much as he can. Yan Pekar is one of our main partner for Discover Barcelona and Discover Sicily. Exclusevely for this edition, he will come from Barcelona to London.

How is DISCOVER LONDON organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of London'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 you are the agenda:

Thursday 1 December

09:15– 09:30 Opening & Welcoming to Discover London

10:00 – 12:30  First Tour of London with Azel (see above the details)

15:30 – 17:30 Workshop “Street Photography - Xmas mood” at Regen & Oxford Streets with Yan Pekar

Friday 2 December

10:00 – 12:30 Second Tour of London with Azel (see above the details)

15:30 - 17:30  Workshop “Portrait Photography” at Camden Town with Yan Pekar 

Saturday 3 December

10:30 – 12:30 Outdoor Shooting with local models at Hyde Park

15:00 – 17:00 Workshop “Business Practices for Photographer” with Yan Pekar

Sunday 4 December 

10:15 – 12:15 Royal Guard Change at Buckingham Palace

12:15 – 12:30 Issue of Attendance certificates and Good bye

 

At the end of the project, it will be released to each participant the Attendance certificates signed by Let me Italian you 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.

Partners of

DISCOVER LONDON

DISCOVER LONDON

 

Christmas Edition

My name is Vanessa, I’m 42 and I was born in Udine, in the beautiful region of north-east of Italy named Friuli Venezia Giulia, where I live.

I’m a lawyer and I love my job so much, but it’s also a very heavy-going work and so I really need being deep connected with nature and also doing something that make me mindless. I really love skiing and mountains. If I don’t find the snow, I go for trekking, hiking or climbing. For the past year I fell in love with photography and now I’m so enthusiastic to live again this experience!

I participated in Discover Krakow 9, Discover Marrakech 2, Discover Budapest 5, Discover Lisbon 2, Discover Copenaghen 1 & Discover Prague 1.

 

Vanessa

Isabella

Hi! I’m Isabella, a 26 years-old girl, based in Genova (Liguria), a beautiful Italian city.

I began to love photography as a child. This passion allows me to escape from the everyday reality. Since two years, I decided to work harder on my skills and I would love to become a professional photographer… and maybe to travel around the world. 

I partecipated in Discover Budapest 6 and Discover Athens 1.

André

Hi!

I am André, a portuguese student who is starting my journey in photography. I love sports and animals, as well as to discover new cultures.

I partecipated in Discover Seville 1 and it was my first experience outside Portugal, and I am looking forward to London now.

Anna

Hi there,

I’m Anna, 23 years old.

Everyone says that I’m a little bit crazy and very funny. 

I love nature, parties, people and arts in general. 

I’m doing a photography bachelor in Lecce, Apulia. 

I’m an event and portrait photographer. 

THE PARTICIPANTS

Hi, there! I'm Sarah, I'm 25 years old and for now I live in Italy. I say for now, because my biggest dream is to be able to travel the world, get to know new cultures, make experiences that upset my life in positive obviously with my beloved photography. I want to become a photoreporter, for this reason I'm studying Photography at the Istituto Italiano di Fotografia in Milan. For me, the photography is my essence, I feel it as a primary need and I wouldn't even know when I started taking pictures because it is a passion that I have since childhood.I've participated in Discover Barcelona 7 and it was one of the most incredible experiences of my life!I participated also in Discover Prague 1 and Discover Marrakech 5. See you soon, guys!

Sarah

more are coming soon...

My name is Dora and I’m 17 years old.

I always love to take photos and in 2020 I got my first professional digital camera which opened new doors for me and made me love photography even more.

 

Dora

Hi everyone, my name is Filippo and I am from Italy.
I work in Milan in a Start-up in the digital innovation area. I work in the marketing, strategy, and planning field. I have several passions, including sports, hiking, traveling, Formula 1, and MotoGP, but my favorite is photography.
I have always loved photography, but I only had the chance to invest in my passion a year ago by buying a camera and lenses.
I believe that photography is a free and personal art that everyone has the opportunity to cultivate and express.
I am happy that this passion of mine has brought me here with you to share this experience together..

Filippo

Hello there i'm Matteo but you can call me Sembo.

I'm just a traveler of myself who likes wandering around places that might be on a first sight rubbish but it seeking deep around it would be a wonderful place.

Playing guitar while singing in various languages about videogames and have gym workout like you are going to play jarabe tapatio.

At least life is not just hollowness but if you perceive the truth within yourselves, that can give some sense to the life in time.

 

Matteo

Matteo

Hello guys, my name is Matteo, I live in Como. Lake of Como is nice, but I love travel so in this years I begin to travel and discover new lands.

This wonderfull places helped me to fall in love about street photography.

My photographic passion has grown by inputting photographs also models Along with photography, I love know new people of different cultures. "NEVER FORGET YOUR DREAMS".

I partecipated in Discover Budapest 4,Discover Marrakech 3, Discover Barcelona 10 and Discover Santorini 1.

Eleonora

Hi, I’m Eleonora and I come from Italy. I live in Puglia and I am a pharmacist. 

I really enjoy traveling and I love taking pictures. 

I am looking forward to visiting Seville and having this experience with you. 

I want to learn more about photography. 

See you soon! 

Nikita

Hi! I'm Nikita and I'm 23. I come from Poland.

I'm interested in photography (who would have guessed?), science-fiction, fantasy also natural sciences and unusual things like space medicine.

I like to travel and learn about new places and history of those places.
Photography develop my creativity and allow look at the world unconventionally.

Selma

Hello everyone,
My name is Selma and I am a 25-year-old architecture student from Bosnia.

I currently live and study in Vienna, where I discovered my love for photography by trying to capture spirit of places and the moments in everyday life and on trips.


This workshop in London seems like the perfect opportunity to see London, meet new people and learn more about photography, so I'm really looking forward to it!

I am Antonino, I am 20 years old, I live in Naples and I study at the academy of fine arts.

This is where I began my photographic training, but my passion began when I was a few years old.

Since I was a child I have always loved photographing, especially nature: plants, trees, mountains, etc ...

I hope that one day this passion of mine can become a job.

Antonino

Nicole

Hi, my name is Nicole, I’m 30 and I’m from Italy.

I want to discover wonderful thing all around the world… and clearly photograph them!

I live in Rome and I really love my beautiful city, but I like to travel to discover new cultures and being excited every time I can see all the magic we have in this world.

Always whit a smile on my face!

Joana

Hi,

I’m Joana, a portuguese photography student.

This will be my first experience with Letmeitalianyou, and I’m very excited to bring two of my passions together - photography and travel.

Michela

Hello! My name is Michela, I come from South-Tyrol (in Italy) and I'm 19 years old.

I love nature and animals, and I find in them the most inspiration for my photography. I am especially passionate about horses, and in fact I own one.

I can't wait to learn something new about photography, while visiting a beautiful city!

 

Giorgia

Hi, I'm Giorgia, I'm 25 years old and I'm from Padua. 

During my studies I have always been interested in the world of art in all its fields and after my graduation I received my first serious camera. 

I can't wait to apply myself and learn new things by exploring new realities. I am very excited to be able to participate in this project and I can't wait. 

See you soon!

Hi! My name is Elisa, I'm 29yo and I come from Italy.


I currently live in Marche and work in the marketing, communication and graphic fields.
 

I love photography and travel, and this experience seems to be the best opportunity to live both of them, with the plus of meeting new people.

I'm creative and curious, I like sport, wine and cacti.

See you soon!

Elisa

Hi everyone!

I'm Chiara and I'm 21 years old. I am a university student in tourism, indeed I love travelling.

I am a shy and introverted girl, but always inclined to learn new things through different occasions.

I think that this trip to London can be an opportunity to discover new things also about one of the hobbies to which I am linked but with which I do not have much experience: photography.

Chiara

Hi, I’m Martina and i am 22 years old. I have been working in the fashion world for 4 years.

I have always liked the the idea of traveling but with few opportunities, I hope to make new friends and learn new things.

I don’t have a lot of experience in photography because i never studied but I hope this opportunity helps me to get to know it better.

Martina

Angela

Hi everyone! My name is Angela and I am 25 year old architecture student in Vienna.

I was born and raised in Prijedor, Bosnia and have always wanted to meet different cultures, as well as represent my own.

Photography really helped me document and experience different cities and people.

Visiting London was always on my bucket list, so I am super excited to a part of this years workshop!

See you soon. :) 

 

Hello,My name is Vasek and I'm a 24-year-old guy from the Czech Republic. I'm currently a student of Master of Behavioral Health. 

I got into my hobby, i.e. photography, 4 years ago. When I found that discovering new places gives me the most joy and I wanted to somehow capture these moments. I mainly focus on nature photography, especially scenery of sunsets and sunrises. 

Due to my character as an Introvert, this trip will be such a test for me which I am really looking forward to and at the same time to gain a new perspective on the world of photography.

 

Vasek

Hi, My name is Justyna, I am 32 years old and I am based in Bournemouth (UK).I’ve been photographing for almost 6 years and I have always loved capturing the beauty of nature especially in the small things. Also I love capturing families and kids.I enjoy most is expressing myself through the edits by bringing a magical look to each one. There was no greater moment in my life than when I realized I was going to be a mom for the first time, and now my son has become my greatest inspiration to learn and pursue this passion.I am very excited to be a part of this event with fantastic people.

I can’t wait to discover London from a different point of view!

Justyna

Eleana

Matteo

I'm 20 years old.

I consider myself a creative person and motivated to develop my knowledge and professional skills, i like to learn new things and i am confident in my abilities.

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, Discover Prague 1, Discover Copenhagen 2 and Discover Seville 1.

Massimo

Hi! I'm Sara.

I'm 26 years old.

I'm a student of physical education and a winelover.

I'm not a professional photographer but photographh is one of my passion and I hope this experience could be an opportunity to learn something more.

Sara

Hi,

I'm Massimo from Genoa ( Italy ), for me joining a Discovery with LetMeItalianYou is one of the best ways to visit cities, meet amazing people, 

learn from other photographers and above everything else ...have fun! 

I participated in Discover Krakow 14 and Discover Copenhagen 2.

Looking forward to traveling again.

Hello there !


My name is Francesca, I'm a 20 years old girl from Vicenza, Italy.


Right now I’m attending the Oriental Languages University in Venice, Indeed I love to get to know new cultures and languages.

I’ve started to be interested in photography during high school, but never got the chance to get myself a camera. I bought my first one last week for this project! I’m very exited to meet all of you and to have a nice time together while discovering London and the world of photography.

Francesca

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