29 March

Photo of the Week | Hang Gliders and Graveyards

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | 7 comments

This week’s ‘Photo of the Week” comes with a slightly odd title and to be honest, is admittedly a slightly odd picture. I created this image in 2007 near the town of Dunhuang, which is situated in western China in Gansu Province. The area is famous in China because of its spectacular desert scenery, an […]

22 March

Where is the Best Place in Beijing to Buy Photo Equipment?

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News | 72 comments

Where is the best place in Beijing to buy photo equipment? I get this question A LOT, so I thought that it was about time that I wrote a post which could act as an easy reference point for those living in, or passing through China’s capital who want to buy photo equipment. First, let’s […]

17 March

Photos from February’s Chinese New Year Workshop

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

February welcomed a very unique time of the Chinese calendar; Chinese New Year. To mark the most important holiday of the year, we decided to run a special workshop to coincide with the celebrations in Beijing.

15 March

Student Focus: Charlotte Duch Lynggaard

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

As many of you know, I began running workshops in Beijing in late 2009 as a response to what I perceived to be the demand for a setting where photographers could get together, share ideas, enjoy photography and explore China in a guided and relaxed setting. So far, we have had many students attend, all […]

9 March

Photo of the Week | Salamander – Inside China’s Zoos

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way that it treats its animals” – Mohandas Gandhi In March of 2008, I was travelling down China’s greatest river, the Yangtze. Passing through the city of Wuhan, I happened upon the city’s zoo one day and was shocked by the […]

4 March

Photos from Hutong Photography Workshop IV w/ Jim, Pip, Ross, Andrea, Daphne, Eva, Rita, Alexia and Fredrik

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

Last Sunday saw the 4th in our series of Hutong Photography Workshops. We had nearly a full class with nine students attending; Jim, Pip, Ross, Andrea, Daphne, Eva, Rita, Alexia and Fredrik.

1 March

Photo of the Week | Cadres

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

This week’s ‘Photo of the Week’ was a shot taken as part of the ‘One Night in Beijing’ shoot for the Immersion Guides to Beijing in 2007. Exactly one year before the beginning of the Olympic Games in Beijing, photographers all across the capital were commissioned to head out onto the streets to capture images […]