Photos Tell Stories – Class of 2014, The Gambia, West Africa

Our first day with the Gambian students for the inaugural ‘Photos Tell Stories. Teaching photography – a visual language‘ gave us a good insight into how each of them use the camera – how they see things. Jason Florio started with a brief history of photography by showing the students various photographers work, throughout theContinue reading “Photos Tell Stories – Class of 2014, The Gambia, West Africa”

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Omar’s Peace Corps Kitchen, The Gambia – feeding ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography students

Venue sorted – the YMCA, Gambia – and now thanks for the heads-up from Peace Corps volunteer, Justin Jewett, about ‘Omar’s Peace Corp Kitchen‘, we have a cook for our Gambian students, during their Photos Tell Stories photography workshop. We’re looking forward to Omar’s chicken yassa for lunch tomorrow – we’ve heard only great thingsContinue reading “Omar’s Peace Corps Kitchen, The Gambia – feeding ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography students”

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The location for the 1st ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography workshop, The Gambia, West Africa

We visited the local YMCA today – which will be the location for our inaugural ‘Photos Tell Stories : teaching photography – a visual language‘ – at least for the theory part of the course; as we will also be taking our young Gambian students out and about, with their FujiFilm cameras, to photograph whatsContinue reading “The location for the 1st ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography workshop, The Gambia, West Africa”

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Press: Slate Magazine features the River Gambia Expedition

Thanks to Slate Magazine and Alyssa Coppelman for featuring our River Gambia Expedition – which we completed in January this year. ‘Jason Florio’s travels around the Republic of the Gambia read like tales of adventure from centuries past. Florio, along with his wife, Helen Jones-Florio, had already traveled extensively in the West African country beforeContinue reading “Press: Slate Magazine features the River Gambia Expedition”

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