After the great success of the last four editions, Let me Italian you is ready to launch the fifth and exclusive edition of: DISCOVER MARRAKECH.
"Welcome to the magical, mesmerizing and sometimes dizzying city of Marrakech! The city of joy! " It will be a 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 last three editions, it involved 110 participants from 16 different nationalities and more than 2500 photos taken.
You can read the reviews of the participants of the first edition here: http://letmeitalianyou.com/discover-marrakech-reviews and watch these two great videos: https://youtu.be/EidtMICKAOI (1° Edition) & https://youtu.be/n6qkQBIY0mk (2° Edition).
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 - Parc Lalla Hasna - 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 several workshops and photoshooting:
- Workshop "Lifestyle - Food Photography" organized by Iveta Kulhava
- Worshop "Portrait Photography" organized by Iveta Kulhava
- Shooting"Morrocon Style" with models sponsored by local fashion designers
- Worshop "Urban Photography" organized by Iveta Kulhava
Exclusively for this edition, we are going to have as the main photographer teacher: the photographer Iveta Kulhava 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. Iveta is a professional photographer based in Prague.
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 23 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)
17:00 – 19:00 Worshop "Urban Photography" lead by Iveta Kulhava
Friday 24 January
09:30 – 12:30 Visit of Marrakech with Marrakech City Tour (2° tour, see above the details)
15:30 - 17:00 Outdoor Shooting with models lead by Iveta Kulhava
Saturday 25 January
10:00 – 12:30 Shooting "Moroccon Style" with models
15:00 - 17:00 Workshop “Portrait Photography" at Jardin Majorelle
Sunday 26 January
10:00 – 12:00 Workshop "Lifestyle - Food Photography" with Iveta Kulhava
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 one of the photos will be published by our official Flickr & Instagram (@letmeitalianyou) accounts.