1. 'The Boy in the Mask' cover shot © Jason Florio - Geographical Magazine, December 2013 issue - out now!

    The portrait of the boy was taken by Florio on the last day of our second expedition 'River Gambia Expedition  - 1044km source-sea African odyssey' 2012-13. The first expedition was in 2009 - ' A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush' (please scroll down further to read more, and see more award-winning images by Florio, from this journey)

    'I can’t begin to tell you how surprised and elated we both were, upon opening our mail boxes yesterday morning, to find that Florio’s portrait of the ‘Boy in the Mask’ got the cover of Geographical Magazine’s December issue – the last portrait that he took when we were almost at the end of our recent ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey‘… - See more on the River Gambia blog
    To read the story about 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush' - our 2009 930km walk around The Gambia, West Africa - please scroll further down.
     
  2. GUP Magazine - featuring Jason Florio’s portraits of village chiefs (alkalos) and elders, from our ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush - 930km African odyssey' (2009)

    To read the full story about 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush' - our 2009 930km walk around The Gambia, West Africa - please scroll further down.

     
  3. Jason Florio’s Gambian village chiefs (‘Alkalo’s) are still going strong - almost four years after we made ‘A Short Walk in The Gambian Bush - 930km African Odyssey’ expedition in 2009!

    'Silafando - a gift to you on behalf of my journey' is being exhibited, as from tomorrow (1/11) at the Athens Photo Festival - APf :13 

     

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  5. We’re on the BBC - News in Pictures

    'From source to mouth, the River Gambia'

    Images © Jason Florio (and Helen Jones-Florio)

     
  6. Boat as Subject: Sebastião Salgado, Jason Florio, and More

    We’re honored to have Jason Florio’s fine art prints – images from both of our West Africa journeys – currently featured on Artsy.net: ‘Herouna Tonkara with his Horse‘ from ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush-930km African odyssey‘ (2009) and ‘Swimming Horses‘ from the ‘River Gambia Expedition-1000km source-sea African odyssey‘ (2013) - See more at: River Gambia Expedition
    To read all about our 2009 930km walk around The Gambia, please scroll further down on this page, to get to the story and images from that journey.
     
  7. Jason Florio : Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn - group show ‘Equus’ - opening reception last night.

    The gallery took two pieces, after seeing Herouna (with his white horse) in Flo’s solo exhibition at Rush Arts/Corridor Gallery last month - one from our ‘A Short Walk in the Gambia Bush’, 2009, expedition and one from our very recent River Gambia Expedition. If you get a chance, check out the exhibit - there is some beautiful artwork on display.



    Image © Helen Jones-Florio

     
  8. Trunk Magazine - win three awards at the Society of Publication Designer Awards, 2013: including Silver Medal for ‘Travel’  images by Jason Florio


    '…and most significant, the silver medal for distinctive achievement in photography in the category of travel, food, and still life for There and Back Again,” Jason Florio's portrait series of Gambian chieftains' Trunk Mag

    Taken whilst on our *2009 'A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush-930km African odyssey' expedition.

    *Please scroll down and onto the following pages for road stories and images from the 2009 journey.

    Visit the new blog for our most recent journey: 'River Gambia Expedition - 1000km source-sea African odyssey

     
  9. October 2012: Please visit our new blog about our forthcoming expedition - 'River Gambia Expedition - 1000km source to sea African odyssey' 

     
  10. 'A Short Walk in The Gambian Bush - a 930km African odyssey' 2009 - West Africa

    Image © Jason Florio - the expedition team at dawn, leaving Kalaji village, The Gambia, West Africa

    October 2012 Update: forthcoming expedition: 'River Gambia Expedition - 1000km source to sea African odyssey'