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DATES: from 16th September to 19th September 2021

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 Ksenia Lutsenko
  • Outdoor Photoshooting  with local models
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • Attendance certificate
  • International Visibility
  • International Experience
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Partners of




Autumn Edition




My name is Giulia, I'm 23 and I live in Turin, Italy.

Photography is one of my greatest passions, that's the reason why I became a Cinema and Communication Engineer.

I like to challenge myself and experiment, trying to capture special moments from all around the world with my camera.

I have participated in Discover Marrakech IV.


After the great success of the last five editions,  Let me Italian you is ready to launch the sixth and exclusive edition of DISCOVER LISBON

"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.

3° Tour - Belem: Belem is the charming district to the west of Lisbon, and is the setting for many of the city’s most iconic tourist attractions. For visitors, Belem is one of the finest areas of Lisbon, and offers outstanding tourist attractions, informative museums and beautiful views along the Tejo Estuary. Belem is unlike the rest of Lisbon, being filled with parks, tree-lined plazas and green open spaces, and is a breath of fresh air from claustrophobic and chaotic central Lisbon. It includes:  Degustation of Pastel de Belem at Fábrica Pastéis de Belém - Mosteiro dos Jeronimos - Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Torre de Belem.


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 Ksenia Lutsenko
  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 16 September

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 17 September

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 18 September

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

16:30 - 18:30  Workshop "Portrait Photography"  with Ksenia Lutsenko

Sunday 19 September

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, Onesimo Costa, Ksenia Lutsenko.

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.

My name is Monika, but my friends call me Ola. I’m almost 26 years old, and I live in Krakow. 

I studied applied psychology, but I always was interested in photography and art in general. I’m in love with a lomography, because each time the effects is a surprise. 

I’m participating first time and I’m sooo excited to meet you all in Lisbon! 



Hello everybody,

I'm Irina and I'm 27 years old.

I am spending a lot of my time in Perugia, Italy because I'm a student in international relations here.

But I like to travel more, to discover new places, new people and new food. I like pictures and collect postcards.


’m Anna, I’m 32, I’m born in Austria to a Czech mother and an Austrian father, I’m wife to a Mexican-American husband and we have a 1,5-year-old daughter whom is growing up with 4 languages. Yes, super international, transcultural, multilingual.Being creative in the visual field is one of my favourite things to do since always! For me the used medium is more of a means to an end - creating something beautiful. Another of my favourite things to do is to connect with likeminded people and inspire each other. I’ve studies in the field of A/V media engineering and am discovering photography alongside graphic design right now. So far I’ve enjoyed product photography the most and am super excited to test out more genres together with all of you.

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! I'm Flavio from Italy but living in Budapest, where I'm a 3rd year PhD student in chemistry.

In my free time I like do sports, volunteering, travelling and, of course, take pictures!

I'm very happy to have the opportunity to participate at this event, can't wait to meet you all!!


I partecipated in Discover Krakow 14.




My Name is Anna and I’m a 23-year-old-Austrian. At the moment I am studying law in Graz.

Photography has been my passion since I was a child. I especially like photos with bokeh but for the last few years I did a lot of landscape photography as well. Besides taking photos I love to travel because I like to explore the world, try new food and meet other people. When I’m not taking photos I like to go running and meet friends for a drink or a hike.

This is my first time participating with Letmeitalianyou and I can’t wait to meet all of you. See you soon!



I’m Magdalena, I’m 29 and I was born and raised in Austria. 

I’m an actress currently living in the sunny Los Angeles, California.

When it comes to photography I am still a beginner, but I love creating and finding aesthetically pleasing settings and playing around with the camera. 

I am super excited to meet everyone and to explore Lisbon.


Hi everyone,

I'm Giulia, a nineteen years old girl living in Rovigo, Italy.

I'm a chemist and I'm going to attend university in september, but in the meanwhile I like dedicating myself to different activities: reading,traveling, working out, listening to music, meeting new different culture people and particularly take photos: I've discovered the photography's world recently but my interest is becoming bigger and bigger, so this adventure could be the perfect solution for me to practice and discover another angle of the planet!

Hi everyone! It’s Emanuele, here.

I’m only a human being from “Caput Mundi”, Rome, Italy.

My “lifemotiv” is travelling, not only phisically but above all spiritually, because you can also turn all the world, but if you don’t cultivate your spirit, the most important questions…it would be like a “vacation”…

I’m here to explore this “engagement” I have for pictures and how they could tell stories, but mostly to have the opportunity to share it with other people, finding others points of view and what photography means for us.

At the moment, it’s all… See you in Lisbon!



I am Silvia and I am from the Netherlands. Photography is an important part of my life.

I love nature photography but am open to try other things.

I'm looking forward to getting to know you.



Hi, My name is Cettina, I'm 35 and I live in Camporeale, Sicily.

I always loved travel, art and nature, so I started to study photography to connect all of my passions, since 2011.

I love to shoot my friends, but also a lot of flowers or anything that catches my attention. I love portraits but I'd like to deepen my knowledge about cinematic photography.

This is my first time with "Let Me Italian You" and I can’t wait to meet all of you. See you in Lisbon for a new adventure!! Ciao


Hello there!My name is Emanuele, I’m 25 and I was born in Milan, Italy. I really like reading and collecting indies and my dream is to work as commissioning editor and found my own magazine. I interest for photography begun when I was a child but it became more than a simple hobby for the last three years. Since Photography has a main role in the independent publications I’d love to jump into this world and discover its secrets.Since I got my first semi-professional camera, I started exploring a variety of styles and subjects. My favourite one is definitely B and W photography. I specifically like to catch details of daily moments and common places and most of my photos want to communicate a sort of feeling of peace and silence, even though they are taken in crowded and lively places.This is my first time taking part in LetMeItalianYou project and I’m so excited to do it and share this experience with you all.


Hi! I'm Francesca, I'm 23 years old, and I'm from Milan, Italy. At the moment I'm studying construction engineering in Milan. I love to travel, discover new places and cultures. I had my first camera when I was 13, but in the last two years I really started to study photography and my passion grew more and more. Travel photography has always been my favorite, but in the last few years I have also become very passionate about portrait photography. This is the first time for me with "Let Me Italian You" and I'm super excited! Can't wait to meet you and live this adventure together! See you in Lisbon!!

I am Ramin born in Iran, living and working in Budapest for last 12-13 years as a Mechanical engineer/Software developer. In my free time, I am volunteering in NGO, learning to make video clips, running. I ran for half Marathon. The most happiest moment for me is when I am learning new things and most satisfying moment is when I am teaching what I know. Couple of years ago started photography as a hobby and always striving to learn more about it. For me, the drive and motivation in photography is showing to people how beautiful they are and how mesmerizing the world is.



Hi everyone! I’m Greta and i work as a Social educator! 

I play guitar, i love music and i recently discovered photography. 

I can’t wait to meet you in beautiful Lisbon and would be 

more than happy to share my passion for photography with all of you! 

Let’s have an amazing experience together with just good moments! 



Hi, my name is Magdalena, I'm from Kraków, Poland and I’m 27 yo. I graduated neuroscience but working as a dental assistant. I loved photography since I found my parent's old analog camera and the best thing about film photography is possibility to make double exposure. I'm making portfolio for actors in studio, photos from theaters plays, sometimes sport photography. I used to take pic for the student newspaper. Now I'm trying to make portraits as much as possible, by digital and analog camera as well. I hope I learn lots of new skills from other participants, can't wait to meet you all.

I particpated in Discover Barcelona in 2017



I'm Veronica, I'm 24 years old and I live in Italy.

I love photography and I am so excited to participate in Discover Lisbon and share this experience with other people who have my same passion.

I partecipated in Discover Athens 1.


Hi, my name is Laura, I’m 24 years old and live in Milan, Italy. 

I love photography because it gives you opportunity to write new stories with light and color.

I especially like portrait photography and anything that can be creative. 

I am very excited to partecipate in this edition of Let me Italian you project, for me it will be the first time, see you in Lisbon guys!

Hello, my name is Silvia.

I’m 25 years old and I’m a nurse.

When I’m not working, I love travelling and I like take pictures of places that I discover. 

I have never partecipated in these events with let me italian you, and I’m so excite to try this new experience. 




Hi, my name is Valeria and I'm from Turin. I've always been in love with travel and the discover of the new places I've never been and maybe just seen on a photo. Due to different difficulties I've never been able to do this and now that I can I'm gonna catch the opportunity. I don't know where this passion came from, but I've found myself one day with this huge love in my heart, even if there's a difficult relationship between me and photography. Most of all I like to take portrait photos. I like how this can take out the true itself of a person, and I love my subjects to be real and sincere with myself and my camera.
I partecipated in Discover Barcelona 6.


Hi everyone! 

I’m Agnese, a 20 years old girl who lives in Cosenza, Italy.

I love travelling, taking photos, discovering new places because, as Alexander Supertramp said, “The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences”.

Knowing new people and cultures allow to know me better and finding out new pieces of myself. 

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