After the great success of the last six editions, Let me Italian you is ready to launch the seventh 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: the only edition for whole 2023!
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 160 participants from 21 different nationalities and more than 2900 photos taken.
You can read the reviews of the participants of the previous editions here: http://letmeitalianyou.com/discover-marrakech-reviews
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.
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: Visit Jeema El Fna - Medina ancient souks
2° Tour: Koutoubia Mosque - Parc Lalla Hasna - Bahia Palace - El Badi Palace
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 "Landscape Photography" organized by Marha Valseca Ruiz
- Worshop "Portrait Photography" organized by Marha Valseca Ruiz
- Outdoor Shooting with local models in the stunning location of Riad
Exclusively for this edition, we are going to have as the main photographer teacher:
Marha Valseca Ruiz
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. Marha is a Spanish Award Winning Photographers based in Seville and Dublin.
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 May
10:00 – 10:15 Opening & Welcoming from Let me Italian You
10:30 – 12:30 Visit of Marrakech with Marrakech City Tour (1° tour, see above the details)
17:00 – 19:00 Workshop “Long exposure in Landscape Photography - Catch the Sunset" lead by Marha Valseca Ruiz in La Palmeraie
Friday 26 May
09:30 – 12:30 Visit of Marrakech with Marrakech City Tour (2° tour, see above the details)
16:30 - 18:30 Workshop "Portrait Photography" with Marha Valseca Ruiz
Saturday 27 May
10:30 – 12:30 Outdoor Shooting with models
15:30 - 17:30 Visit of Jardin Majorelle
Sunday 28 May
10:15 – 12:15 Group photos' review lead by Marha Valseca Ruiz
12:15 – 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.