Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey

‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African Odyssey‘ Throughout November and December 2009 Expedition: The first-ever circumnavigation, completely by foot, of The Gambia, West Africa by award-winning photojournalist & filmmaker, Jason Florio, and photography producer, Helen Jones-Florio, three Gambians, two donkeys, and a cart! Along the way, Jason shot what have becomeContinue reading “Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey”

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Documentary film making in Ghana, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio

Documentary film making in Ghana, West Africa (more news on that soon…). After wrapping filming today we watched as local fishermen gather their nets at the end of a days fishing, James Town beach, Accra. Related Posts: ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters’ / #Portraits4PositiveChange _____________________ Available for assignments & for image licensing – Contact here floriophoto.comContinue reading “Documentary film making in Ghana, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio”

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Oyster Women of The Gambia, West Africa

On a recent photo assignment, with Jason Florio, we spent a day on a pirogue meandering through the network of bolongs – tributaries – of the River Gambia, following a group of oyster women as they harvested the mangroves for oysters (more on that assignment – and Jason’s photos – once the story has beenContinue reading “Oyster Women of The Gambia, West Africa”

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Cover Shots: Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio, The Gambia, West Africa

Ten years ago Han Stiphout (64) had two castles in Limberg and a bid for his company of more €20 million. Just before the sale, he went bankrupt. Now he is picking up again and building recycling plants in The Gambia and Senegal… words by Hella Hueck / FD Persoonlijk Magazine + all feature imagesContinue reading “Cover Shots: Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio, The Gambia, West Africa”

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