Strike a pose! Gambian Photography students learn portraiture with Jason Florio

Going back to Day 2 of Photos Tell Stories: teaching photography – a visual language, it was all about the art of portraiture. After direction from workshop photographer and tutor, Jason Florio, it was time for our Gambian students to get behind the camera.  And, they were very vocal and clear in directing their fellowContinue reading “Strike a pose! Gambian Photography students learn portraiture with Jason Florio”

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Gambian photography students show off their ‘Photos Tell Stories’ Jekkah tote bags

Image © Jason Florio – on location at Bakau fishing village, The Gambia, West Africa BIG thanks to ‘Jekkah – African inspired clothing‘, The Gambia Photos Tell Stories: teaching photography – a visual language Photographer/tutor: Jason Florio Workshop Producer: Helen Jones-Florio

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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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The Florios are back on ‘the smiling coast’ – ready to start our first photography workshop in The Gambia, West Africa

We are now ensconced in the ‘village-like’ Cape Point area of  The Gambia.  And, aside from being subjected to banging Bangra music – blasted at mac 11, until 3am this morning – all is well. The house we are staying in is surrounded by a rich, luscious tropical garden, accompanied by natures own acoustics –Continue reading “The Florios are back on ‘the smiling coast’ – ready to start our first photography workshop in The Gambia, West Africa”

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