Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio, Photoville, NY, 2013. Image © Chris Bartlett

Award-winning photographer, Jason Florio, and photography and expedition producer, Helen Jones-Florio, are available for Photos Tell Stories photography workshops and presentations of their work about their West Africa expeditions: ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey‘ 2013-14 and ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African odyssey‘ 2009.

Please contact: helen.jones@floriophoto.com

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Image courtesy of Julie Grahame / aCurator : The Florios, Foto Care, NYC ‘River Gambia’ presentation

The Workshops:

Beginners, intermediates, amateurs –  one-one or group workshops. Each workshop can be tailored to your needs and/or will cover topics such as: a brief history of photography; what is a photograph; portraiture; environmental portraiture; reportage; landscape photography; guides and techniques; what makes a good photograph; guidelines of photography (rule of thirds, leading lines, etc.); lighting; editing. Last, but not least, how to tell stories using the medium of photography.

Photos Tell Stories - 72dpi_FLAT‘Photos Tell Stories’ Photography Workshops – The Gambia, West Africa, 2014:

Senior High School Students – Fajara, The Kombos

Kembujeh Secondary School, Kembujeh

Secondary Senior School, Farafenni

Silicon Institute, Soma

Basic Secondary School, Kartong, The Gambia

Photos Tell Stories photography students with Helen Jones-Florio – image © Jason Florio
Jason Florio © Helen Jones-Florio
Photos Tell Stories – students portrait photography work
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Photos Tell Stories – students portrait photography work
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Youtube: ‘River Gambia’ – footage © Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio. Click on image or here to view
Youtube: Jason Florio – B&H interview, NYC
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GRTS – Gambia Radio & TV – ‘Photos Tell Stories’ exhibition opening night, May 2014

Media appearances:

2014 Gambia Radio & TV (GRTS)
2013 National Geographic Weekend radio with Boyd Matson
2011 Excess Baggage – BBC Radio 4, UK
2009 Expedition Gambia  – Gambia Television
2009 The Fatou Show – Gambia Television
2009 Nick Wallace show BBC Surrey County Radio, UK
2005  Leonard Lopate show – National Public Radio ,USA
2002  Fox News ‘911 Experiences’ , USA

Guest Speaker:
2013 Photo Voices – Athens Photo Festival, Greece
2013 Foto Care – NYC
2011 Mailman School of Public Health, NYC
2011  Fotofusion, Palm Beach, Florida
2010  APA/NY  Image Makers Lecture Series – Apple Soho NYC
2009  Beacon School, NYC
2005  The Half King Series, NYC

Published work – click on the below image to view slideshow selection. See more at floriophoto.com

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‘Boy in Mask‘ River Gambia © Jason Florio
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‘Makasutu – mecca in the forest’ The Gambia © Jason Florio
'Silafando' - a gift to you on behalf of my journey
‘Silafando’ – from ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush’

Please contact: helen.jones@floriophoto.com for further information and bookings



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