Learn to see differently
Through the lens of your camera, take this fascinating and beautiful escape into the ancient world of Marrakech’s alleyways. Take your time and follow the rhythm of your eyes to explore the Medina and its people as they go about their daily lives in a manner that has not changed for centuries.
‘Learn to see differently’ accompanied by Véronique and Marc; both are passionate about photography. Véronique and Marc are Belgian and live in Marrakech, they know the city and its streets very well. Their friendship along with their common interest and love for photography gave birth to this wonderful project!
Véronique Schotte and Marc Van Vaek speak Dutch, French and English
Our photography workshop invites you to enhance the typical output you may get from your camera, go beyond the touristic snapshots, deepen your acquaintance with the ordinary objects around you and discover the thousands of photographic wonders that the Red City has to offer. In order to obtain a larger area and variety, we use the bike. This tour is a combination of photography - biking - streetart.
All kind of cameras are accepted, even cell phones.
* Start 09:00 AM
The starting point is at the Riad Laarrousse bicycle depot. We leave after a short introduction and safety briefing towards the place Ferblantier and pass in front of the Koutoubia mosque. This part of the journey takes place mainly in wide streets where you can get used to traffic and cycling.
After Place Ferblantier it goes to M'llah. From that moment, there is no car-intensive traffic. We meet Sidi Mbark and Chalid, in his own typical little house. The streets now vary from small asphalt streets to Derbs and typical narrow streets in the Medina. We continue the path, sufficiently animated by the street art but also by the scenery and the typical environments.
* Return to starting point around 12:30 PM
The end of the workshop is scheduled around 12:30 PM at the bicycle depot. Depending on the opportunities on the road and the crowd in the streets, this could eventually become 01:00 PM.
Wishing you a memorable day!
Info and/or booking? Go to our contact page!
We always bring an emergency kit for technical and physical solutions. It is also recommended that participants have cycling experience. It's not necessary to have muscular legs and endurance, but we do not want to learn to ride a bike during this workshop.
You can provide water, drinks, but there are plenty of options to buy it on the go, in the stores we pass.
We can not provide bicycle helmets or children bicycle seats. Not all bicycles have a luggage rack or bicycle rack.
Open for all levels
minimum 2 to maximum 4 persons
Bring your camera user guide, charge your battery and empty your memory card.
70 EUR / 770 MAD per person, at least 2 participants,
* Card with 10 photography tips
* Bicycle rental
* transfer from/to meetingpoint
* Food and beverage
- each person present during the workshop will be
considered as participant.
Only by appointment
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