23 AFAR Photographers You Need to Follow on Instagram Right Now – #11 Floriotravels

Big thanks to AFAR Magazine, and Maggie Fuller, for including our Floriotravels Instagram page in their list of 23 photographers to follow. ‘What to expect from his Instagram: Florio and his wife, photography and expedition producer Helen Jones-Florio, share their Instagram. It’s a mix of the snapshot travels of two photographers and deep, emotional looks into someContinue reading “23 AFAR Photographers You Need to Follow on Instagram Right Now – #11 Floriotravels”

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The gift of ‘Silafando’ to Gambian village chiefs, Image West Africa

  ‘All the village chiefs we met, very kindly permitted our raggle-taggle, road-weary, team to turn up, unannounced, and pitch our small camp, each evening. To show our respect, as strangers, when approaching the village chief -the Alkalo – we used the age-old traditional protocol, called ‘silafando’ (which roughly translates as ‘a gift to you onContinue reading “The gift of ‘Silafando’ to Gambian village chiefs, Image West Africa”

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Photo shoot location – Watch out for the crocodiles! The Gambia, West Africa

  Kachikally Sacred Crocodile Pool is certainly an interesting place to shoot – you just need to watch your step, constantly. Thanks to Musa, our fixer (a person who is hired as a guide, due to their local knowledge of any given area, to help facilitate assignments) and caretaker of the pool, Jason and IContinue reading “Photo shoot location – Watch out for the crocodiles! The Gambia, West Africa”

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Exhibition opening: ‘Silafando’ – Jason Florio’s Gambian village chief portraits

Friday 3rd April, 2015 – Gaya Art Café, The Gambia, West Africa   It was an honour to have Gambian team members present (above), at the exhibition opening, from both the ‘Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African odyssey‘ 2009 (on which Florio’s ‘Silafando‘ portraits were shot), and from ‘River Gambia – 1044kmContinue reading “Exhibition opening: ‘Silafando’ – Jason Florio’s Gambian village chief portraits”

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