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: 4

FEE

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

 

 

DATES: from 2nd  December to 5th  December 2021

WHERE: Krakow, Poland 

WHAT IS PROVIDED:

  • Accomodation in Krakow at ONE WORLD HOSTEL http://oneworldhostel.eu/
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Tour of Krakow in English 
  • Trip (bus, guidebook, tickets) to Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • 3 Photography Workshops
  • 2 Team Leaders
  • International Certificate

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE PART IN?

  • Learn to work in a team
  • Workshop Long Exposure in Landascape Photography organized by Michał Włoch
  • Workshop Portrait Photography lead by Aleksandra Dziadko 
  • Outdoor Shooting with local models
  • 1 photo per each participant will be published with his credits on the official Facebook page of the Italian Cultural Institue in Krakow
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • International Visibility
  • International Experience
 
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Partners of

DISCOVER KRAKOW

 

After the great success of the fourteen previous editions, Let me Italian you is ready to launch the Christimas Edition 2021 of DISCOVER KRAKOW with some great unique news: read below to discover themChristmas lights, Christmas market, Christmas tree will make Krakow even more magic!                  

 

DISCOVER KRAKOW is an innovative project whose purpose is to make the participants live a professional experience for those who love photography and video making. It has involved 385 participants from 39 different nationalities and with more than 4600 photos taken. Besides the prestigious collaboration with National Geographic PolandRead the article clicking here.

The main goal of the project is to valorise and promote the romantic and shining city of Krakow, in Poland, trough photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs or not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER KRAKOW wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

DISCOVER KRAKOW is supported by Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow.

The tour of Old Town is organized in collaboration with Mał​gorzata Kubas, a professional Polish guide,who knows all the sights of Krakow and will take you on a guided tour. Furthermore, agenda will be enriched with the visit of the UNESCO World heritage site: Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps.

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

  1. Workshop "Long expose in Landscape photography" organized by Michał Włoch at Krakus Mound
  2.  Lecture about "Landscape and Architecture Photography" run by Monika Mroczkowska, teacher at the famous Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design
  3. Workshop "Natural light photography" organized by the photographer Aleksandra Dziadko
  4. Outdoor Shooting with local models 

 

 

How is DISCOVER KRAKOW - Christmas Edition organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Krakow’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 2 December

10:15 – 10:30 Opening & Welcoming from the Italian Culture Institute in Krakow

10:30 – 12:30 Old Town Krakow Visit with Mał​gorzata Kubas

15: 00 - 16:00 Lecture "Landscape and Architecture Photography" run by Monika Mroczkowska, teacher at the famous Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design

16: 00 - 17:30 Workshop "Long expose in Landscape photography" with Michał Włoch at Krakus Mound

Friday 3  December

06:15 – 08:30 Leaving for Auschwitz – Birkenau

09:00 - 15:00  Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps

Saturday 4 December

10:15 – 12:15 Workshop "Natural Light photography" with local models with Aleksandra Dziadko 

15:30 – 17:30 Jewish Krakow “Kazimierz” with Mał​gorzata Kubas 

Sunday 5 December

10:00 – 12:30 Outdoor Shooting with local models

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: Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow, Cracow School Of Art and Fashion Design, Aleksandra Dziadko , Michal Wloch.

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 the official page of Istituto Italiano di Cultura, and from our official Flickr (Let me Italian you).

 

DISCOVER KRAKOW 

      CHRISTMAS EDITION        

Elizabete

more are coming soon...

Hello,

I am 26 years old Live in Riga, Latvia I admire food, wine and photography.

Worked in many restaurants as a chef, now a manager.

At this moment in life learning photography to take my passion into the next level.

Looking forward to Discover Krakow.

THE  PARTICIPANTS

Gioia

Gioia, Italian photographer born in Figueres (Spain) on 2001. I branched out and amplified my passion for
photography about 6 years ago, when, in parallel to my experiential path of growth, experiment and article my
artistic vision, attending first humanistic high schools, immediately fascinated by the psyche and the human soul, then finishing my high school studies at the Liceo Artistico di Bari with Audiovisual and Multimedia address, with the opportunity to delve into a completely new vision of art, of photography and cinematographic techniques.The viral
charge that unifies my projects all start from a core strongly centered on the immeasurable value of humanity and feelings, of the expressive search for details through a colorful and always new look into the world.

Alice

Hello Photographers!

I'm Alice, best known as Alisia on social media. I'm from Tenerife but I'm currently based in Berlin.

It goes without saying that, I'm beyond excited to join this beautiful experience and meet you all! Photography has been in my life for a long time and I love sharing this passion with others.  

This is my first time participating and I feel like it won't be the last :) 

Silvia

Hi,

my name is Silvia I am 50 years old, I come from Sardinia.

I love photography. Last year I attended Fine Art Photography in Cagliari and I participated in a couple of photography exhibitions.

I've participated in Discover Barcelona 7, Discover Lisbon 3, Discover Budapest 7, Discover Sicily 6 and Discover Copenhagen 2.

Hi there,

I’m Lina, by the time of the trip 24 years old and a student for communication design in Hamburg.

I've always loved taking photos, so I’m very lucky to be able to pursue this passion during my time in university. 

This is going to be my first time participating and I’m really looking forward to meeting all of you and gaining new experiences!

 

Lina

Lena

Belkis

Hi. I am Lena 45 years old. 

I love travelling and taking pictures. I am a chef if Asian Cousine and i am working in the Ministry of Justice the last 18 years.

I was born in Ukraine and grow up in Cyprus. I speak Greek.,English, Russian,Ukraine, and Turkish.

Really anxious for the trip. Hopping for good memories . It is important for me because my mom is Jewish and i had a  family members died in the places we are going to visit.

Thank you so much.

Looking forward to this trip.

 

Hello from beautiful İstanbul.

I'm Belkıs, 59 years old and retired English teacher. I was born in Mersin which is on the South coast (Mediterranean) of Turkey. I 'm married and have four children, two grandchildren. I love travelling, seeing different places and meeting different people. I love taking photos whenever my eyes catch a beautiful or interesting nature beauty or something I like. For me, photographs are the best documents to remember your best moments. I love having long walks both in the city and in the nature. When I visit a new place, I love searching the city street by street as well as I do tracking in the nature.

Hi there!

I'm Martina, 23 yo, from Lecce, Italy.

My passion for photography was born during the years of high school and I deepened at the university graduating in Arts and Entertainment, address Photography of course! Today,  photography is my best way to live and discover the world.

It's going to be my first time here with you guys and I am really excited about it! 

See you there! 

Martina

Francesco

Hi there!I'm Carlotta italian-based graphic and visual designer with a strong passion for art. I bring ideas to life and create a compelling and aesthetically pleasing story through design. I consider myself a creative, open minded and proactive person, who enjoys teamwork and who is always willing to face a new challenge. I love learning about different cultures and making friends with people from all over the world. I am an attentive listener, I work very well in a team. In my free time I like to dedicate myself to photography, traveling and having small parties with friends, while on Sundays I love being with my cat.

Carlotta

Daniela

Hey! My name is Daniela and I am 26 years old.

At the moment I live in Würzburg, Germany, where I study media and communication.

By taking photos I try to catch the beauty of the places I visit and to show it in my own way.

What I love most of photography is to create memories that will last forever.

I've participated in three edition of Discover Krakow, Discover Budapest I and Discover Sicily III.

Hi everybody, My name is Chiara and I’m 28 years old and I’m from Varese.

I love arts and photography, for this reason I went to Liceo Artistico and then I continued my artistic way at Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan; at academy I decided to study ‘Visual art’ and I deepened the study of photography.

It will be my first experience with let me Italian you and I hope to learn a lot of things.

Chiara

Hey, my name is Guido and I love exploring, observing the world around and learning something new every day.

My camera is my fellow traveler and I bring her with me wherever I go.

When I immortalise the world around I feel at peace and when I look at the shots I feel happy.

I look forward to meeting like-minded passionate photographers!

Guido

Hi everyone! My name is Sara and I’m 25 years old. I was born and raised in Italy, but my parents are from Morocco. I was graduated in Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa at Ca’Foscari University (Venice) - mainly in the Arabic and Turkish languages-  and now I am writing the thesis to finish the master’s degree in International Relations at University of Pavia. I have loved photography since I was a child, a passion that my dad passed on to me. Also in Venice, I met many people passionate about art and photography, who made the decision to study at the Academy of Fine Arts. This too has greatly influenced in cultivating my passion, although I have undertaken a different university course. I am very happy and grateful to participate in this project to learn new things and new people. Soon!

Sara

Diana

Hello, ciao, hola, privet & salut! I am Diana from Republic of Moldova. I am a twin. I live in UK. I am passionated in collecting quotes, so I will try to describe myself by using following quotes: -“I was born in July with a travel destination list that never ends.” -Unknown- -“A different language is a different vision of life.” -Federico Fellini- -“Stressed, blessed and volleyball obsessed.” -Unknown- -“Working hard is IMPORTANT. But there is something even more: BELIEVING in YOURSELF.” -Harry Poter- -“When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.” -Alfred Eisenstaedt- Impatient to discover Krakow!

Hi,

My name is Ema and I'm 33 years old. I'm born and raised in Sweden but my origins are Croatian (Both parents).

Today I'm working with children at a kindergarten but also helping out as a workout and nutrition coach. I love to travel, I love Christmas and I have loved photography since I was a kid.

At one point in my life I lost most of my creativity which I'm getting back now and want to get to one of my passions.

Looking forward to meet you all!

Ema

My name is Martina, born and raised in Bratislava - Slovakia. For me the photography is my way how I can relax - Its my passion and hobby.

I love nature photography, landscapes, macro and animals. During my free time I love books, comic books and traveling.

I partecipated in Discover Barcelona 5, Discover Budapest 6 and Discover Marrakech 5.

Martina

Federica

My name is Federica, I live in Udine, a small town in the North-East of Italy. I work as a Customer Care specialist and I spend all my free time travelling and taking pictures. I’m very excited about this new experience that combines my passions and of course allows me to meet new friends.

I participated in Discover Barcelona 8 and Discover Budapest 7.

Narimane

Hello!

I am algerian and I have been living in Paris for years. I work in research and I have many interests.

One of them is Walking around and discovering cities and landscapes and trying to take the best shot of them to keep the best memories. That made me slowly become an amateur photographer.

I am glad to share my passion with you in Discover Krakow.

I partecipated in Discover Copenhagen 2. 

Giulia

Hello everyone!
My name is Giulia, I'm 26 and come from Palermo but I live in Bologna. I am a management engineer and I work in the IT sector as an analyst for Italian GDO.
I'm passionate about photography, I love taking pictures especially during my travels. I'm a determined and sunny girl and I'm looking forward to enrich my experiences with this new journey!
 
I participated to Discover Sicily 2, Discover Lisbon 2, Discover Marrakech 4, Discover Athens 1 and Discover Copenhagen 2.

Hi,

my name is francesco, I am 30 years old and. I am italian. I like to travel and discover new places, my passion is photography to which I dedicate a lot of time and in my free time I like to explore and take photos.

I like to think that the best photo is always the next one I will take.

I partecipated in Discover Sicily 6.

Gaetano

Hello everyone! I'm Gaetano, I live in a little country close to Venice, but I was born in a region in the center of Italy. I’ve been working as a night-receptionist in a Hotel for 20 years. I really enjoy it because at night I can build a more formal relationship with my guests and this environment it’s really suggestive. I love to travel and I’ve already visited many cities of Europe such as Madrid, Paris, London, Athen and many others. Anyway, I also found it interesting to visit small countries all around. I fell in love with photography one year ago and it became my passion, my Pentax and I are inseparable. I'm self-taught, and I think that this will be a great opportunity to meet new people with my same passion, and improve my skills as a photographer.

Hello, my name is Elisa.


I'm 21 years old and I'm from Italy.
I'm an amatorial photographer but I would like to turn my passion in to a profession, I like any type of arts and I am inspired by what sorrounds me, I photograph a bit of everything but I have a soft spot for landscapes.


I would like to travel to know other countries and cultures and then tell them through my photograph.

Elisa

My name is Alessandro. I am 32 years old. I come from Italy.
I attended a master’s degree course in law. I have participated and collaborated in
several training courses on European citizenship with a well-known NGO. I usually
work as a teacher and educator in a community center.
In my free time I read books, I watch movies, I walk, I cycle, I meet friends and
family, I do volunteer and…..I take a lot of photographs.
I especially like to photograph landscapes and buildings. According to some friends,my photographs look like postcards.

Alessandro

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