USEFUL LINKS

To see the photos realized by the participant of last editions:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/141076565@N06/albums 

To see the full gallery of the project: 

https://www.facebook.com/letmeitalianyou/photos/tab=albums

To read the references of the participants:

https://www.facebook.com/letmeitalianyou/reviews

​www.letmeitalianyou.com/testimonials​

DATES: from  27th  to 30th  July 2023

WHERE: Valencia, Spain

WHAT IS PROVIDED:

  • Accomodation in Valencia at  UP Hostel  https://uphostel.com/
  • 2 Guided Tours of Valencia in English
  • Photography Workshops
  • Photoshooting with local models
  • Workshops lead by Professional Photographers
  • International Attendance Certificate
  • 2 Team Leaders

 

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE PART IN?

  • Learn to work in an international team.
  • Workshop "Portrait Photography" lead by Alexandra Tesh
  • Workshop "Landscape Photography"  by Camila Carvalho
  • Photoshooting with local models
  • Visit of  Museu  Faller de Valencia
  • 20 photos published by Let me Italian you
  • International Visibility
  • International Experience
 
Valencia
Eleonora
Eleana
Silvia
Guido Casati
Irina Catescu
Michaela
edit-Giorgia
Elina
edit-Edoardo
Maria
Emanuel
Francesca Rossi
Stephanie
Tomasz

Partners of

DISCOVER VALENCIA

DISCOVER VALENCIA

 

Summer Edition

Silvia

Hi,

my name is Silvia 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, Discover Copenhagen 2, Discover Paris 1 and Discover Santorini 2.

Eleana

Hi!

My name is Eleana, I'm an Urban Planner, but now I work in Amazon. I'm not a photographer, but I LOVE look around me ...everything, and try to search the other side of things, the one that no one sees.....sometimes I find it!

I partecipated in Discover Barcelona 1, Discover Budapest 2 and Discover Sicily 3, Discover Marrakech 1, Discover Prague 1, Discover Copenhagen 2, Discover Seville 1 and Discover London 1.

THE PARTICIPANTS

After the great success of the first edition, Let me Italian you is proudly ready to launch the second and exclusive edition of DISCOVER VALENCIA. It will be a unique and exclusively edition for the all 2023!

Valencia is a dream city; beautiful and lively, but simple at the same time. In this Spanish city,you can find just about everything: immense beaches, lively nightlife, history, art and traditions, without forgetting the excellent cuisine. Valencia is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. Its extraordinary sea and the charm of art and traditions make it a special place to visit at any time of the year.

DISCOVER VALENCIA 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 magic city of Valencia, in Spain, trough photos, reportage, videos made by photographers (amateurs and not) from different places of the world. DISCOVER VALENCIA wants to enrich the professional and academic path of the photographer, moreover it wants to enrich his portfolio.

The two tours of the cities is organized in collaboration with Paloma, a professional local guide,who knows all the sights of Valencia and will take you on a guided tour .  Exactly:

1° Tour: Visit of Mercado Central + La Lonja de la Seda + The Cathedral + Plaza Redonda + Plaza de la Virgen + Plaza de la Almoina + Palacio de la Generalidad Valenciana + Torres de Serranos + Jardín del Turia - Parc Gulliver

2° Tour: Visit of Plaça de l'Ajuntament + Estacio de Valencia + Plaza de Toros de + Barrio del Eixample + Casa Ferrer + Mercado de Colón + Jardin del Turia + Porta de la Mar + Jardin del Parterre + L'antigua universidad de La Nau + La Plaza Patriarca + Museo Nacional de Cerámica   

Further, we will visit the most beautiful gem in Valencia: Ciutat de les Arts i les CiènciesIf you come to València a visit to the City of Arts and Sciences is a must. Work of the Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava, several of its buildings have become icons in the city. It is a scientific and cultural leisure complex which can be enjoyed with family or friends, covering around two kilometres of the former riverbed of the River Turia.

Last but not least, we will have a wonderful "Urban Art Tour": Do you like art? Then Valencia is the right place for you! The city is full of different kind of art. Not only in a museum but in the streets as well!We will visit the barrio of Carmen and Velluters: Calle de Los Colores, Murales of Julieta xlf, PichiAvo, Barbi, Sr. Marmota, Deih, Dysneylexia, Luis Lonjedo, Raquel Rodrigo (Aquicostura).

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

  1. Workshop "Landscape Photography" lead by the photographer Camila Carvalho
  2. Workshop “Portrait Photography" lead by the photographer Alexandra Tesh
  3. Outdoor Photo Shooting with local models in Jardines del Real - Jardines de Viveros

How is DISCOVER VALENCIA organized and what is its output?

The role of participant is to take photos of Valencia'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 27 July

09:30 – 09:45 Opening & Welcoming to Discover Valencia

10:00 – 12:30  First Tour of Valencia with Paloma (see above the details)

16:30 – 18:30 Workshop “Landscape Photography” with Camila Carvalho at Albufera

Friday 28 July

10:00 – 12:30 Second Tour of Seville with Paloma (see above the details)

16:30 - 18:30  Workshop “Portrait Photography” with Alexandra Tesh at L'Umbracle

Saturday 29 July

10:30 – 12:30 Outdoor Shooting with local models at Jardines del Real - Jardines de Viveros

17:15 – 18:45 Urban Art Tour

Sunday 30 July

10:30– 12:00  Visit of Museu Faller de València

12:00 – 12:15 Issue of Attendance certificates and Good bye

 

At the end of the project, it will be released to each participant the Attendance certificates signed by Let me Italian you 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 the photos will be published by our official Flickr & Instagram (@letmeitalianyou) accounts.

Hi, I’m Eleonora and I come from Italy. I live in Puglia and I am a pharmacist. 

I really enjoy traveling and I love taking pictures. 

I am looking forward to visiting Valencia and having this experience with you.

I want to learn more about photography. 


I've partecipated in Discover Seville 1 and Discover London 1. See you soon! 

Eleonora

 I’m Emanuel, Italian photographer based in London, I’ve always been fond of photography since a very young age.


I’ve got quite an extensive photography range, as I’ve experimented in Portrait, Landscape, Street, Food and Concert photography.


I’m very excited about this upcoming project, looking forward to meeting everyone involved in it.

Hello, my name is Elina and I am fron Greece.

I am 21 years old studying Fine Arts and specifically Digital Arts in the University of Peloponnese.

From a really young age I was interested in photography and as I love traveling too, I thought that this project will be a great opportunity.

Can't wait to explore Valencia and meet you all!

Emanuel

Elina

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 Valencia! I've partecipated in Discover Krakow 15.

Diana

Maria

I'm Maria, I'm 24 and I study musicology and cultural heritage at the University of Pavia.


I love making new experiences and meeting new people.
 

Reading and playing are my greatest passions together with photography which I hope one day will become my job.

Hello! I am Michaela from Austria (Graz), 29 years old and study pharmacy.

Photography is like meditation for me, especially when I walk through the nature. My favourites are landscape and portray photography.
I am using my phone for shooting.
Beside that I love Painting, Art galleries, sports shooting, cooking & baking, swimming and exploring other countries and cultures.
I can’t wait to take part in this project to increase my skills, get to know other like minded people and share a great time together.

Michaela

Edoardo, a journalist who loves sea voyages and new experiences.

Edoardo

My name is Giorgia, I was born on 2003 and I live in the province of Bergamo, Italy. 

I studied graphics and photography in high school and earned a master’s degree in social media marketing.

My hobbies are my passions: art, music and photography. I also love travelling, discovering new places and new cultures.

Giorgia

Hi, 
My name is Ermira, I live in Follonica,
a little sea town in Tuscany. 
Photography is my main hobby, 
I love taking every type of photos,
portraits of my friends, capturing moments in my city, landscapes, and in particular, sunsets are my favourite subject. 
I think travel is a good opportunity to take fantastic photos. I'm  looking forward to come to Valencia, to share moments with people with my same passion. 
I've participated in Valencia.
I really can't wait!
See you soon

 

Ermira

Irina

Hi guys,

I’m Irina, a citizen of the world from Romania and an amateur photographer.

My biggest passion is traveling, meeting new people and I love collecting memoriese with my my camera wherever I go.

I partecipated in Discover Sicily 7 and Discover Santorini 2.


I’m super excited for Valencia!

Stephanie

Hello, I’m Stephanie from France.

I have two passions, travelling and photography. 
My camera is more like my fellow, I can’t move without him. But I confess I use more my smartphone nowadays.

I’m so happy sharing my passion with new people for my first event.

I've partecipated in Discover Lisbon 7.

I look forward to seeing you soon.

Guido

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!

I've participated in Discover Krakow 15, Discover Paris 1 and Discover Gran Canaria 1.

I come from Lodz, Poland.

I enjoy taking pictures of the cities - streets, buildings & architecture. I mostly photograph the city I come from trying to present it to the people from all the world using social media like Facebook and Instagram.

I also love traveling and visiting other cities and attractions they offer.

Tomasz

Hi I am Francesca, from Milan! I love photography, especially people's everyday moments, nature and portraits.

I like the idea of being able to stop images, to have a stability of a world that is in a hurry!

Francesca

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