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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Gambian Photography workshop students – Friday slideshow

Looking back over some of the marvelous work that our young Gambian students produced, during their Photos Tell Stories Photography Workshops, earlier this year. After running through theory in the classroom, Jason then sent the students out into the field. They came back with some very impressive work – considering the majority of them hadContinue reading “Gambian Photography workshop students – Friday slideshow”

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Instagram – Floriotravels – West Africa and more…

Along with updates we post on here, we’ll be adding our travel photos to our new Instagram page: floriotravels¬† – featuring photos from Jason Florio and myself¬† whether they be work, play, or simply day-to-day life scenes that capture our imagination. Please feel free to ‘follow‘ At the moment, we are having a short hiatusContinue reading “Instagram – Floriotravels – West Africa and more…”

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Photos Tell Stories – through the lens: Africa by Africans

We arrived in The Gambia, West Africa, early December, 2013, by invitation from the US Embassy, Banjul, to teach a series of photography workshop – ‘Photos Tell Stories: teaching photography – a visual language‘. Our aim was to show young Gambian students, between the ages of 13-20 years old, how to see their ‘home‘ –Continue reading “Photos Tell Stories – through the lens: Africa by Africans”

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