Instagram – follow us for all things photography: HJF Gallery & Floriotravels

  Follow @hjf_gallery – photography/limited edition prints from award-winning photographers: Jason Florio, Ken Shung, Robert Goldstein, Ritty Tacsum, Oscar Landi, Michel Delsol, Chris Bartlett, from the Helen Jones-Florio online gallery _________ Follow @floriotravels – travel and documentary photography by: Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

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Economic Migrant Gold Miners, South Eastern Senegal, West Africa

Thursday 20th December 2012 – Paddling distance: 11.4km (total to-date: 83.65km) – ‘River Gambia Expedition–1044km source-sea African odyssey‘ Even our tents and canoes, situated by the river over 2 miles away from the mine itself, were covered in a fine film of the pale pink, talc-like dust… ‘A relatively short day’s paddling on the RiverContinue reading “Economic Migrant Gold Miners, South Eastern Senegal, West Africa”

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Machete Boy, traditional masquerades, The Gambia, West Africa

  ‘The three boys turned up with a couple of rice sacks, a bunch of leafy branches, and what looked like a few scraps of bright red fabric. Within half an hour, they were transformed into Kankurangs, and  fully in character – jiggling branches, menacingly clashing machetes together… ‘ Read more here   Related Posts:Continue reading “Machete Boy, traditional masquerades, The Gambia, West Africa”

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Looking back: Gambian photography students learn the art of portraiture with Jason Florio

I just had a conversation with one of my sisters, who told me that my young nephew is about to study photography at school, and that his first powerpoint was going to be about my co-instigator in all things photography (from our expeditions – photography workshops), Jason Florio.  Looking back, for links on here thatContinue reading “Looking back: Gambian photography students learn the art of portraiture with Jason Florio”

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