Photos of the Day: Mangrove Oysters – from source to market, The Gambia. Images ©Jason Florio

Going back hundreds of years, along this coastline, people have collected oysters from the tentacles of the mangroves, which flank River Gambia…the tributaries are great sites for the oysters to grow. Oyster harvesting is traditionally a female-driven process – from collection, preparation,  to selling of the oysters… hear more from Jason Florio as he talks to Neal James of PhotographyContinue reading “Photos of the Day: Mangrove Oysters – from source to market, The Gambia. Images ©Jason Florio”

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African Doors – (un)Mundane Doors & Facades. Photography prints by Helen Jones-Florio

“I adore (Helen Jones-Florio’s) project…probably because it’s exactly the one I would have loved to have started myself” Neale Jame-Photography Daily Show Doors – I have a slight obsession with doors and facades. These images form part of a much wider collection of images taken over many years, particularly in West Africa. Regardless of whereContinue reading “African Doors – (un)Mundane Doors & Facades. Photography prints by Helen Jones-Florio”

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Bloomberg: China’s Quest for Iron – film & photography by Jason Florio

Guinea’s Simandou mountains hold the largest untapped iron-ore deposit on the planet. Now a consortium of China-connected companies is moving ahead with a plan that jeopardizes one of the most biologically rich ecosystems in Africa. – words by Sheridan Prasso – Bloomberg China’s Quest for Iron Worries Mount About Mining for Iron in Guinea  “WeContinue reading “Bloomberg: China’s Quest for Iron – film & photography by Jason Florio”

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#GambiaDoors – ‘Isolation’ Photography Prints by Helen Jones-Florio

Photography prints | The (un)mundane – doors & storefronts by Helen Jones-Florio | #GambiaDoors #DisappearingMalta

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