About the Florios

Jason Florio Jason Florio, FRGS (Fellow of The Royal Geographical Society, London), is an award-winning photographer, and filmmaker, whose work has focused on under-reported stories on people living on the margins of society and in places of conflict. He photographs, films. and writes for publications including New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Newsweek, MIT Technology Review, National Geographic, TheContinue reading “About the Florios”

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Youtube: LensCulture interview photographer, Jason Florio about ‘Destination Europe’

“I really hope that these pictures will break down the barriers, and get people to see them as human beings… they are not a threat, they have the same hopes and aspirations as all of us… “Jason Florio  The European migrant crisis has receded from the public eye but continues to evolve. A veteran photojournalist, Jason Florio, offersContinue reading “Youtube: LensCulture interview photographer, Jason Florio about ‘Destination Europe’”

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Wish you were here – postcards from the edges of another place and time

  I once read an interesting travel article by a writer, Guy Trebay, about how he still sends postcards from wherever his travels take him to. I say ‘still’ because it does seem, at least for the vast majority of people I know, as if the action of putting pen to paper (or card) andContinue reading “Wish you were here – postcards from the edges of another place and time”

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Bobbing along on the crest of a wave, whilst praying to the Gods of Undulation

  Sunday 12th October, 2014 – 9.30am, Jinack Island-Banjul, The Gambia We clambered aboard what resembled a huge Canadian style canoe – which we were about to go way out into the Atlantic Ocean in, to our next destination, Banjul Port, as part of our walk along the Gambia coastline; “it is only perhaps 45Continue reading “Bobbing along on the crest of a wave, whilst praying to the Gods of Undulation”

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