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Photographer, Jason Florio, talks about his current New York exhibition ‘Silafando’ – portraits of Gambian chiefs and elders from our 2009 journey

In 2009 we walked 930km’s around The Republic of The Gambia, West Africa, completely by foot (‘bi tamala singalah’ – Mandinka language),  with three local Gambian friends, two donkeys, and a cart – to carry our camera gear and camping … Continue reading

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PRESS: Trunk Magazine – ‘Gambia’ – “Trunk’s longest layout yet. 18 pages of breathtaking portraits” by Jason Florio”

Whilst we were on the River Gambia Expedition, New York based, Trunk Magazine ran Florio’s portraits of village chiefs and elders, which he took on our 2009 expedition – ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush-930km African odyssey’. The spread, … Continue reading

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Youtube and Vimeo – River Gambia Expedition, West Africa and more

    We’ve put all of our Vimeo and Youtube footage on one page. All things photography, West Africa, photojournalism, travel, expeditions, canoeing, and more!    

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Award-winning Portraits of Gambian Village Chiefs and Elders by Jason Florio from: ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey’ – the 2009 West Africa expedition

Here are just a few examples of Florio’s beautiful, formal, portraits of village chiefs and elders, which he took whilst on our 2009 West Africa expedition – ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey‘- using … Continue reading

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