With little command of the local language, I could only but ask my subjects to stand and look directly into the lens. With little direction on my part, I found that the subjects in front of the camera would become silently quizzical of themselves and how they wanted to be portrayed.” Jason Florio – ‘Makasutu’ award-winning portraits
'Makasutu - mecca in the forest' the book  by Jason Florio - award-winning black and white portraits, people of the Gambia
‘Makasutu – mecca in the forest’ the book by Jason Florio

 

Purchase Florio’s fine art photography prints from the Makasutu series at helenjonesflorio.com online gallery 
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