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DATES: from 28th November to 1st December 2019

WHERE: Lisbon, Portugal


  • Accomodation in Lisbon at LISBON LOUNGE HOSTEL
  • Breakfast
  • 3 Guided Tour of Lisbon in English 
  • 3 Photography Workshops
  • 1 Photoshooting with local models
  • 2 Team Leaders
  • International Certificate



  • Learn to work in a team.
  • Workshop organized by IADE - Universidade Europeia
  • Workshop lead by Onésimo Costa
  • Workshop lead by Nuno Patricio
  • Outdoor Photoshooting  with local models
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • Attendance certificate
  • International Visibility
  • International Experience

Partners of




Christmas Edition




My name is Sonia and I’m from Italy. I’m 34 years old, I have a degree in archeology and I’m self-taught amateur photographer.

Lisbon is my second home, but I know this time will be different: first experience with Letmeitalianyou, way to improve my skills, meet new people .. So, I’m ready to go!



I’m Youyoung, originated from South Korea but living in Paris to be a medieval historian. I’m writing a thesis which is concentrated to urban history of medieval Mediterranean world, otherwise I also love to travel and explore the new world. I’ve been connected to this project coincidently when I was on the road for my long trip from Greece to Denmark, also I’m really delighted to be part of this wonderful photography project.

I participated to Discover Krakow XII, Discover Barcelona VIII,Discover Copenhagen I and Discover Marrakech IV.



Hello I`m Alexandra. I`m 42 years old and I come from Portugal. I work as a Lab Assistant and live in Liechtenstein since 2001. I take a lot of pictures in my free time.Photography is my inspiration…The old cities, the streets, the random people, the mountains, the lakes…This is my first experience with people sharing the same passion. I will love to learn more with you all.

I've participated in Discover Krakow 13.

After the great success of the last three editions,  Let me Italian you is ready to launch the fourth and exclusive edition of DISCOVER LISBONThe first Christmas Edition in Lisbon!

Christmas lights, Christmas market, Christmas tree will make Lisbon even more magic!

"Light, say artists, is all important to creating a masterpiece. The azure sky over Lisbon, long hours of summer sunshine and golden sunsets are factors that ensure many visitors go home with fond memories and great photographs of the Portuguese capital. "  Welcome to Lisbon: the City of Light.

DISCOVER LISBON 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 picturesque  city of Lisbon, in Portugal, through photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs or not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER LISBON wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

DISCOVER LISBON is supported by IADE-Universidade Europeia.

The two tours of the city are organized in collaboration with Rita the Guide, a professional local guide,who knows all the sights of Lisbon and will take you on a guided tour. Exactly:

1° Tour - Alfama: Alfama is one of the oldest districts in Europe and the former red light district of Lisbon. Surviving the great earthquake of 1755, Alfama is home to relics of the Arabic occupation in the 8th century, roman ruins and monuments regarding the foundation of Portugal 900 years ago! This maze-like little village inside the center of Lisbon will transport you to a simpler time where kids play on the streets, neighbors get together on a daily basis, doors are not locked and where the cars don't fit. Come wander these lost in time streets with a home made ginjinha, discover the birthplace of fado or just chat while drinking a portuguese glass of wine and tasting an amazing cheese platter.                  It includes: Cathedral of Lisbon - The castle of Lisbon - Labyrinth of old Alfama streets - History of Alfama - History of fado.

2° Tour - Downtown: With this tour you get to know the full history of Lisbon that originates as far as 3000 years ago, all the way up to the key events of XXI century Lisbon. We will see the highlights and the top attractions of its unique downtown area, the best viewpoints of the seven hills, talk about culture, literature and politics. The best way to understand the Portuguese people and the country's evolution, from its glorious past until today's Europe best well-kept secret.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             It includes: All downtown area - Best sightseeing points - Historical monuments, churches and ruins - Full Lisbon history.

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

  1. Workshop "The light of Lisbon" lead by the professor Octavio Alcantara at the prestigious IADE-Universidade Europeia
  2. Workshop "Long Exposure in Landscape Photography"  at Belvedere of Our Lady of the Hill organized by the photographer Onésimo Costa
  3. Workshop "Portrait Photograhy" organized by the photographer Nuno Patricio
  4. Outdoor Photoshoot with local models in LX-Factory


How is DISCOVER LISBON organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Lisbon'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 28 November

09:15 – 09:30 Opening & Welcoming from Let me Italian You

09:30 – 12:30  Workshop "The lights of Lisbon" at IADE - Universidade Europeia

15:30 – 17:30  Visit of Alfama with Rita The Guide

Friday 29 November

10:15 – 12:15 Visit of Downtown with Rita The Guide 

16:30 - 18:30    Workshop "Long Exposure in Landscape Photography" at Belvedere of Our Lady of the Hill  with Onésimo Costa

Saturday 30 November

10:30 – 12:30 Outdoor Shooting with local models at LX-Factory

16:30 - 18:30  Workshop "Portrait Photography"  with Nuno Patricio

Sunday 1 December

10:00 – 12:00 Visit of Belem with Rita The Guide

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: IADE - Universidade Europeia, Nuno Patricio.

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.



Hello, my name’s Giulia, I’m 27 and I come from Italy. I’ve a master degree in Environmental Sciences and from a few months I work as an environmental technician.

At the moment, I think carpe diem is the best way to live my life, so here I am! My first experience out of the “comfort zone”.

My first solo departure with the desire to meet new friends, view an amazing city and at last but not the least to learn about one of my passions: photography! See you soon guys!



Hi guys!  I am Samantha, a 25 y/o girl from Udine.


I graduated in Public Relations and last year, for six months, I lived in Australia. It was one of the best experience in my life!


I love travelling and meet new people and, obviously, photography. My favorite field is portrait photography. 


I have already partecipated in Discover Krakow 6, Discover Budapest 1, Discover Sicily and Discover Marrakech 1. I cant't wait to take part in this other adventure in Lisbon!

Hi! I’m Monicafrom Udine (Italy) and i’m 22 years old. I'm studying Public  at University.

I've participated in Discover Budapest 1 and Discover Krakow 11.

I started a few months to get interested seriously to photography and then I have much to learn and what better occasion than Discover Lisbon.


Hello, my name is Maria and I'm a 45 years old Portuguese sailor, living in Norway.

I've newly discovered my passion about photography and I love the process of learning. I take pictures of anything I find interesting. I love to travel, nature, sports and music.  I'm really excited about this event in Krakow and hope to learn new things about photography, meet new people and widen my horizon. I've participated in Discover Krakow 12, Discover Budapest 6, Discover Marrakech 4 & Discover Barcelona 9.



Hello LetmeItalianyou group!
My name is Jessica, but if you want call me Jessii you'll make me very happy. I'm 23 years old and I live in Italy. I study to become a primary teacher. When I was a child I usually used my dad's camera and I shot flower. This passion for photography grown more than 5 years ago, when for my birthday my parents gave me my current camera. I like capturing the moments that I see and in which I live, I love close-up perspectives and I always look for details.
This is the first time with LETMEITALIANYOU project! I'm so excited! I look forward to listening, watching and learning technicals to improve my skills.It will be a wonderful experience, I can feel it!  I can’t wait to meet you guys!  
See you soon!


 I attend a school of photography and I'm currently creating my own photographic style, for me the shot has the task of making people understand why you wanted to seize that moment rather than another one and this more than anything will make your work different from all the others



Hi everyone! I'm Giulia from Pordenone, Italy. I'm 24 years old and I study Law. I'm letteraly obsessed with the photography world. My passion grew up about 2 years ago, when I started to concentrate my attention to every single nature element, to cromathic contrasts and to details we don't think about. I'm sooo happy to have the possibility to partecipate with you in this opportunity, i'm sure that experiences like "Letmeitalianyou" project can give a lot of hints to expand not only our photographic knowledge but also our culture, being able to make contact with uses, customs, places different from ours.
I can't wait to meet you, really! 
See you soon!


Hello guys,

I’m Valerio from Rome (Italy) and I’m 35 y/o. I graduated in Architecture but I always had a passion for photography from when i was very young. I lived in Warsaw for two years, and it was the best experience in my life. Here I improved my skills in photography, to discover my passion for portraits. From some months i start a new carrier in photography way, together with that of architect. For me every experience is an opportunity to improve oneself.I’m very exiting to partecipate to Discover Lisbon, this is my first experience with Let Me Italian You, and I can’t wait to start.



Hi, I am Elia. I come from Ferrara, Italy
I photographer since I was child, I always liked to tell through images.
I started taking photos with a compact camera that I replaced with a reflex over time.
I am a quiet, collaborative and curious person: I really like learning new things and getting to know what I already know. I like to have new experiences and work in groups so I can have a comparison, exchange useful tips and learn accordingly.
I really like portrait photography and I'd like to get into fashion photography.

I'm Marta, I'm 23 years old and I live in Abruzzo, a beautiful region in Italy. Here I'm studying Communication Science. I am an art and folklore addicted. I want to discover and learn about different cultures as much as possible and having also the possibility to photograph them is such a wonderful thing. 
This is my first experience with Let Me Italian You. I can't wait to join you in Lisbon and live this adventure! See you there! 



My name is Janaina, I'm 34 years old, I'm brazilian and a I live in Austria since 2003. I work a Lab Assistant in Liechtenstein.

I like to take pictures in my freetime, travel and meet new people.

I'm very happy that I can participate on Discover Lisbon


Hey guys, My name is Cemali but you can call me Ali !

I’m 22 and I live in Brussels, Belgium. I love taking pictures of my city in my free time, it became a real passion.

Photography introduced me to so many new opportunities, new friends and so on..

This project is one of them.

Can’t wait to meet all of you guys



Hi everybody!

I'm Elena from Turin and I'm 24 years old. I have a degree in Biological Science and now I'm studing for a master degree Enviromental Biology.

I love travel and explore to discover new realities. This is the first time with Letmeitalianyou and I can't wait for this experience! I think that it could be a very good opportunity to meet new people, explore a city where I've never been and, obviously, to improve my photography skills!


My name is Verena. I´m from Vienna, Austria.

I love travelling and photography. I'm always ready for new challenges and adventures with my Nikon D7100.

I partecipated in Discover Krakow 5, Discover Sicily 1, Discover Budapest 4 and Discover Barcelona 8 .

Hello everyone! My name is Lucia, I’m 23 years old and I live in Rome! I’m studying to became a child Psychologist. I love the photography world, I’ve always loved to capture moments since I was a child, so when I was 8 my dad gave me my first camera and I was very excited about it! My passion has grown recently also thanks to my Canon, my best friend! Taking photos makes me happy and relaxed, I see photography as a way to express my emotions and to save moments not only in my mind.
This is my first experience with LETMEITALIANYOU, and I can’t wait to discover and learn technical skills to apply by myself. See you soon


Hi everyone,

I am Marina, 53 year old from Turin. I work in a winery. Two years ago i fell in love with photografy, especially street and urban landscapes.

This is my first trip with LetMeItalianYou and I take part with my 21 year old daughter Virginia.

I'm sure that it will be a fantastic experience!


Hello,My name is Justyna.

Currently I’m studing design at Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków.

Photography is something that I always loved to do and I really like the idea of sharing this passion with others.

I’m more than excited for our Lisbon trip, to discover the city together and meet you as well.

See you all soon!



Γεια σας!

I’m Dimitra. Born in Thessaloniki, Greece.

I’m a Film School student. I love photography, sports, mountains and movies.

Travelling and photography, for me, are inseparable.

I can’t wait to explore Lisbon and be a part of this exciting project!


Hi! I'm Silvia and I come from Italy.
I graduated from University with a Foreign Languages degree - I've studied Chinese and English. I've been in China for 5 months and it has been an amazing experience. I've started to think about photography only 2 years ago but soon it became my first passion. 
I really love to fix moments, details and colours and to permit them lasting forever just through a click. 
What I like the most is macro photography but I also like long exposure and portrait.
This is my first time with "LET ME ITALIAN YOU" and I'm so happy to be part of it in this experience "Discover Lisbon" .

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