When the disaster comes, human nature and wonderful photos, which one would you choose?
For the photographer Jason Florio, the choice is obvious.
“You can accomplish yourself or save countless lives in a single thought …I’m not just a journalist or photographer on board. I have no personal judgment in an emergency.”
“(I will) Always remember that picture, sunny to a cloudless sky, blue to the calm sea, a central rubber boat, 480 people on board silent, showing the whole piece perfect silence. To me, all very strange, from a photographic point of view…” Read more/see more at The Initium – interview with Jason Florio by Chen Ying (Alicia Chen)
View Florio’s Magnum Photography Awards 2017 – Photojournalism – ‘Destination Europe’ + more images from rescues in the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean on his website
Follow on Instagram @jasonflorio