9 December

10 Images of Air Pollution in China

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Stock Photography
10 Images of Air Pollution in China

China has been in the headlines again this week for its infamous air pollution hitting hazardous levels again. According to an article in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, “China, the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, is suffering from serious air pollution, largely attributed to smog from coal-fired power plants.” It adds that the […]

16 October

New Pulitzer Center eBook: China, the Environment, and Religion

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
New Pulitzer Center eBook: China, the Environment, and Religion

This past summer, I was invited by the Pulitzer Center to take part in a unique event in Beijing, focused on the topic on “ecological civilisation”. The conference, hosted by the Pulitzer Center, The Communication University of China and the Yale School of Forestry was a bringing together of scholars, journalists, business leaders and government […]

3 September

Taxi Wars in China – Wall Street Journal

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Taxi Wars in China – Wall Street Journal

This week a story is published on the Wall Street Journal titled, “Inside Uber’s Fight With Its Chinese Nemesis, Didi Kuaidi“, looking at the rivalry between the two companies looking to capture the taxi market in China. While outside the normal scope of many of the stories I typically cover, I was approached by the […]

28 August

Shared Office Space Comes to China – for the Wall Street Journal

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Shared Office Space Comes to China – for the Wall Street Journal

Read the full story here, on the Wall Street Journal’s Website.

24 August

Beijing: The Masked City – Featured on Mashable

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Beijing: The Masked City – Featured on Mashable

Pleased to share a recently published photo-essay on the digital media website, Mashable, who recently approached me to share this story with their audience. Those of you who follow my work will be familiar with this story on Beijinger’s reaction to air pollution. This however is one of the first major publications for the photo-essay […]

20 August

Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo …The Busiest in the World?!

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video
Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo …The Busiest in the World?!

Here’s a quick clip that I have just uploaded onto my YouTube channel, which showcases some of the new video clips that I have available at National Geographic Creative. This particular clip is from Tokyo, Japan and focuses on the world’s busiest pedestrian crossing…Shibuya! To get to Shibuya crossing, take one of the many JR […]

17 August

A Nanjing Tale – The Ghosts of WW2 – for The Economist

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video
A Nanjing Tale – The Ghosts of WW2 – for The Economist

This short video tells the story of Dai Chengdong and his late father, Dai Anlan, who was killed during the Japanese army’s invasion of Burma during World War 2. Part of The Economist‘s new series, ‘Asia’s Second World War Ghosts’, this collection of stories attempts to highlight the lingering emotions that still survive to this […]

6 August

New Images from Taiwan Available on National Geographic Creative

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Stock Photography
New Images from Taiwan Available on National Geographic Creative

I recently had the opportunity to travel to the island of Taiwan, off the cost of mainland China, to photograph in the capital city of Taipei. It’s a place I have always wanted to visit and it proved to be an eclectic mix of old and new China, blending perfectly the mix of traditional culture […]

23 July

Eyes On China Project – New Instagram Feed Featured on TIME Lightbox

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Eyes On China Project – New Instagram Feed Featured on TIME Lightbox

Eyes on China Project is a new Instagram feed that aims to highlight new perspectives on the middle kingdom, through the eyes of local and international photographers. A young boy runs along a wooden pathway in a forest in the Jiuzhaigou National Park, in Sichuan Province. The park is one of the country's most famous, […]

2 June

Desertification in China on LensCulture

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Desertification in China on LensCulture

7 years on and one of my first major stories, on desertification in China, still gets plenty of attention. Followers of my work will remember that I began this work in 2007 and expanded it significantly in 2009 when I was awarded my first grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to travel overland […]