IG: Jason Florio on assignment in Guinea-Conakry

Jason Florio is a multi-award winning photojournalist, and filmmaker. Currently based in The Gambia, West Africa, where he has been covering the region, and beyond, for over 20 years. floriophoto.com Follow on IG for regular updates @jasonflorio / @floriophotos For assignment queries, and image licensing – Contact here

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Moto-Taxi boys – Labé’s got style, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa

Decemeber 2012: ‘Labé, the capital of Guinea-Conakry, up in the Fouta Djallon, is motorcycle city, overrun with thousands of Chinese-made bikes – and ‘moto taxis’ are the way to travel, carrying a minimum of 2-3 passengers a piece. As we walked around the town, we had to constantly dart out of  the way as  aContinue reading “Moto-Taxi boys – Labé’s got style, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa”

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Slideshow: behind the scenes of the River Gambia Expedition -1044km source to sea African odyssey

In early December, 2012 – mid-January, 2013, we followed the course of one of Africa’s last major free-flowing rivers – the River Gambia. Along the way, Jason documented the everyday life of those people who’s lives depend on the river.   From the source of the of the river – in the Fouta Djallon HighlandsContinue reading “Slideshow: behind the scenes of the River Gambia Expedition -1044km source to sea African odyssey”

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Photos Tell Stories – an anthology, Part 2 – photographs by Jason Florio

Jason Florio’s images – taken over a 15 year period – as part of a slideshow he was invited to present about his work at Athens Photo Festival, Greece, 2013 (APhf:15).   All images © Jason Florio Image# 22-23 – ‘Mogadishu-148 hours‘ Somalia,  2011 Image# 24-27 – ‘Makasutu‘ The Gambia, 1997-2008 Image# 28 – 32Continue reading “Photos Tell Stories – an anthology, Part 2 – photographs by Jason Florio”

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