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Press: Gambian returnees working to change migration exodus mindset – IRIN News

IRIN NEWS: YAIM - Youths Against Irregular Migration, Gambia. Images © Jason Florio

IRIN NEWS: YAIM – Youths Against Irregular Migration, Gambia. Images © Jason Florio – read/see more on the IRIN site.

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August 2018

Currently in Malta – covering Europe and Africa

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‘The Best of LensCulture VOL.2’ – photo book

Photobook: The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 - 'Destination Europe' images © Jason Florio

The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 – ‘Destination Europe’ images © Jason Florio

The Best of LensCulture VOL.2

Big thanks to all LensCulture for sending me a copy of their new photobook: ‘The Best of LensCulture VOL.2’ – which features my ‘Destination Europe’ series, which was one of the Juror’s Picks in the Exposure Awards category.

Photobook : The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 - cover

The Best of LensCulture VOL.2 – cover. Copies can be purchased online.

 

The Best of LensCulture, Vol. 2

Here are 162 award-winning photographers you should know. These exciting contemporary photographers come from 38 countries on five continents, and they are making remarkable work right now in diverse cultures around the world. It’s fresh, inspiring, insightful and thought-provoking.

This book celebrates excellence in the visual language of photography in all genres: documentary, fine art, photojournalism, portrait, street photography, abstract, landscape, architecture, nature, alternative process, experimental, poetic, personal, and more… read more on the LensCulture site

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August 2018

Currently in Malta – covering Europe and Africa

@jasonflorio / @floriotravels – Instagram

floriotravels – Vimeo

Jason Florio/Photojournalist – FB

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American Photography 34 Slideshow – image ©Jason Florio ‘Destination Europe’

American Photography 34 Winners - image ©Jason Florio - 'Destination Europe' shell-shocked West African migrants on board rescue boat, Mediterranean Sea, as their smugglers' dinghy is set on fire in the background

American Photography 34 Winners – image ©Jason Florio – ‘Destination Europe’

 

American Photography 34 Slideshow – image ©Jason Florio – ‘Destination Europe‘.

Shell-shocked West African migrants on board the rescue boat, in the Mediterranean Sea, as their rubber dinghy is set on fire in the background, to prevent the smugglers (who followed them) reusing it.  

Congratulations to all the photographers who were eventually chosen.

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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 take action for positive change, are some of the many driving factors that help keep me going… ” Read more: Jason Florio

Unaccompanied Eritrean minor, Henock, onboard rescue ship, leads refugees in a song of thanks. ©Jason Florio

Unaccompanied Eritrean minor, Henock, onboard rescue ship, leads refugees in a song of thanks. ©Jason Florio

 

 

UP: Do you have a favourite photograph?

“It’s a bit like asking someone trying to choose their favourite child (and feeling pangs of guilt!). But I love this image of Henok (pictured above), a 14-year-old boy from Eritrea who was rescued in the Mediterranean. During the voyage on the NGO rescue ship, he led other Eritrean refugees in songs of thanks for being saved.” READ MORE ON THE UNITED PURPOSE BLOG

Photographer, Jason Florio, The Gambia, West Africa - image credit Lamin Ndong

Photographer, Jason Florio, The Gambia, West Africa – image credit Lamin Ndong

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