Life along 1044km of the River Gambia, West Africa – images © Jason Florio

UPDATE – MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! We did it! We completed the River Gambia Expedition – 23rd November 2012 – 21st January 2013 – after almost 400km overland in the Fouta Djallon Highlands of Guinea-Conakry into Senegal and then putting our two canoes into the water in Kedougou – we paddled (no engine!) over 700km of the […]

A photographer’s take: in conversation with a humanitarian storyteller – Jason Florio

Photographer, Jason Florio, in an interview with NGO, United Purpose. Jason has a long history of working with NGO’s, particularly UP (formally, Concern Universal). Florio talks with them about this work, other photography assignments, and what drives his passion for photography…   “The power of photography can never be underestimated. An image’s ability to deeply affect people, and inspire them to […]

Lensculture Exposure Awards - winners and finalists 2018

Lensculture – Exposure Awards: Winners, Finalists & Jurors’ Picks

  A very nice surprise to hear my images from the migration crisis in the Mediterranean is a Jurors’ Pick in the LensCulture ExposureAwards2018– Many thanks to Mazie Harris at the Department of Photographs Getty Museum for selecting my work, and many thanks to Jim and Millie Casper and the LensCulture team – and big congrats to all the all the other photographers! […]

LensCulture: ‘Destination Europe’ Interview with Jason Florio – Magnum Photography Awards 2017 Photojournalism Winner

  LensCulture: I would imagine that meeting your Gambian friend’s son must have been one of the most touching moments for you. How did you react? Did you call his family together? Jason Florio: On a number of occasions, I met rescued Gambians on the MOAS ship and then quickly realized that we had friends and […]