Reading corners, NYC

Whicker hanging chair and black & white prints, Waverly Place NYC ©Helen Jones-Florio
Waverly Place, NYC ©Helen Jones-Florio

 

My favourite reading corner. I think it’s high time that we get our stuff out of storage. Black and white framed photography prints by the John Edwards. Whicker hanging chair – the best thrift shop find! – Beacon, New York.

Helen Jones-Florio

 

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Photo of the Day: People disembarking a pirogue, Casamance River ©Jason Florio

 

Passengers disembarking a pirogue, Casamance River ©Jason Florio
Passengers disembarking a pirogue, Casamance River ©Jason Florio  
The view from the balcony of our room…

at Hotel La Perroquet, in Ziguinchor, Senegal. Dusk was closing in, as Florio and I sat drinking a blissfully trés chaud Flag, overlooking the Casamance River. After a week of shooting out in the field, in a hot-as-Hades climate, around northern Senegal and then in the Casamance region, down in the south, it was well-deserved!

Pirogue at dawn, Diouloulou, Casamamce © Jason Florio
Pirogue at dawn, Diouloulou, Casamance, Senegal © Jason Florio

 

We’ll be posting more images from our current West Africa travels soon.

Ba chi kanam

The Florios

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‘HOME’ work assignment for our Gambian photography workshop students

Inspired by a slideshow projection, in the classroom, of images of  ‘Home’ from our  contributing professional photographers (including Amy Toensing, Ben Lowy, Henry Jacobson, Manjari Sharma, Ryan Heffernan, Oskar Landi), the ‘Photos Tell Stories‘ students, from the Kombo area of The Gambia, were given their main assignment from photographer and tutor, Jason Florio: take the cameras away and photograph what ‘Home‘ means to them.

Each of them came back with some very well composed, inspired images – some literal, others not so. Following is a short edit of those images, from each of our students.

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Image © Omar Dampha
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Image © Omar Dampha
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Image © Aisha P. Njie
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Image © Aisha P. Njie
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Image © Catherine Mahoney
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Image © Catherine Mahoney
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Image © Florence Ampong
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Image © Florence Ampong
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Image © Gerald Soweh
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Image © Gerald Soweh
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Image © Kadijatou Jawara
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Image © Kadijatou Jawara
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Image © Lucia Mendy
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Image © Lucia Mendy
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Image © Muhammed Njie
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Image © Muhammed Njie
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Image © Muhammed Sinera
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Image © Ya Ida Drammeh
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Image © Ya Ida Drammeh

You can check out more of our Kombo students work here

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The Kombo ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography workshop students © Jason Florio

If you are interested in booking a ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography workshop – either as a group or individually – please take a look at our ‘Book a Photography Workshop or Presentation’ page.

We’ll be sharing more of our photography workshop students images, from The Gambia, very soon. You can also check out our ‘Behind-the-Scenes’ FB photo album, where you can see Jason Florio and the students at work.

Thanks, as always, for stopping by.

The Florios – Helen & Jason

In partnership with the US Embassy, Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa

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Image © Muhammed Sinera: Helen Jones-Florio & Jason Florio