Instagram Takeover: Smithsonian Magazine- Rhino Relocation. Images ©Jason Florio

  Instagram Takeover – Jason Florio Starting Saturday 16-Friday 22 June 2018, I’ve been invited by Smithsonian Magazine to take over their Instagram page for a week (huge thanks, Smithsonian!) I was commissioned by Smithsonian (via my NYC agent, Redux Pictures). for an assignment in South Africa – ‘Movable Beast‘ – a story about the largest rhino […]

Smithsonian Magazine, June 2018 Edition – Rhino Relocation. Images ©Jason Florio

‘A poaching team – the several men who actually do the grisly job may receive as much as $10,000 per horn‘ ‘Movable Beast‘ Words by Todd Pitock / Images ©Jason Florio for Smithsonian Magazine, June 2018. Now available, online, to view ‘I couldn’t keep putting my people at risk,” he said. “I couldn’t go to their families next […]

Instagram – Jason Florio, photographer, and filmmaker

Instagram photographer & filmmaker, Jason Florio, currently in The Gambia, West Africa – working on ‘Gambia-victims and resisters of a regime‘ #Portraits4PositiveChange Follow on Instagram for regular updates @jasonflorio Florio, originally from London, based from NYC for 18 years before relocating to The Gambia, West Africa, in 2013. He has produced images and documentaries for […]

Media: Movable Beast – rhino relocation, Dodho Magazine

  Rhino relocation, South Africa – ‘I rode along on the first convoy operated by  Rhinos Without Borders from Free State, South Africa, to the Okavango Delta – a 1500km journey with 15 rhinos– this was the largest transportation of rhinos ever attempted. The rhinos were owned by a Free State farmer whose farm had […]