21 October

Photographic Museum of Humanity Feature

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Photographic Museum of Humanity Feature

Bearing the Cost of Environmental Degradation The past decade has witnessed an exponential increase of environmental damages; public awareness has grown at a slower pace but has finally reached the point of dialogue and action. And this, thanks to the contribution of early voices such as photographer Sean Gallagher. I spoke with the Photographic Museum […]

5 September

Giant Panda – National Geographic Creative Collection

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, Stock Photography
Giant Panda – National Geographic Creative Collection

It’s a good week to be a Giant Panda. News has just broke that the species has been upgraded from ‘endangered’ to ‘vulnerable’ by the IUCN (the International Union for the Conservation of Nature), the organisation responsible for assessing and monitoring the status of the world’s animal and plant species. In 2011 I did a […]

20 June

Environmental Photographer of the Year Shortlist

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
Environmental Photographer of the Year Shortlist

Very pleased to share the news that I have been shortlisted for Environmental Photographer of the Year, for an image in my series ‘Beijing: The Masked City’ taken early last year. Thanks to Atkins CIWEM – The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management who also selected my film ‘The Toxic Price of Leather’ as […]

27 April

Climate Change in Images – Earth Hour Blog

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Climate Change in Images – Earth Hour Blog

From the official Earth Hour Blog this week… 25 April 2016: Often viewed as barren, we like to think the resilience of the desert is something to learn from. In the absence of flora and fauna, we often think of deserts as a vast plain of inhabitable and harsh land, and while landscapes of these […]

21 April

The environment photographers you should be following on Instagram – The Guardian

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The environment photographers you should be following on Instagram – The Guardian

Instagram has become an integral part of how I share my work and engage with those who are interested in the issues that I cover. I first began using the platform in 2012 and it has become a key medium for me to share new and old work, keeping my audience updated with where I […]

15 April

The world’s most stunning environment photos – The Guardian

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The world’s most stunning environment photos – The Guardian

This week the Guardian published a gallery of images showcasing some of the previous entries to the Environmental Photographer of the Year Competition. I was very pleased to see that one of my images was included from the 2014 competition in which my short film, ‘The Toxic Price of Leather‘ was named Environmental Film of […]

7 April

Mentorship 2016 – Nathan Siegel

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Mentorship 2016 – Nathan Siegel

I am pleased to announce that Nathan Siegel is the recipient of my 2016 Mentorship, a free tutorship which aims to give early career photographers and multimedia journalists an opportunity for feedback, critiques and advice on their work. Nathan’s work focuses on environmental issues, geopolitics and business, with a heavy focus on issues in Africa. […]

4 March

Human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka – Featured on The Guardian

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Human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka – Featured on The Guardian

“Habitat loss is forcing Sri Lanka’s endangered elephants into increased opposition with humans. New work from photographer Sean Gallagher shows how the animals, long revered in the country’s culture and religion, are now becoming a symbol of conflict.” — The Guardian My new work on human-elephant conflict if featured on The Guardian‘s website this week […]

17 February

Presentation at Coal+Ice Exhibition in Shanghai – 20th Feb

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
Presentation at Coal+Ice Exhibition in Shanghai – 20th Feb

If you’re in Shanghai this weekend, I’ve been invited to speak about my work documenting climate change issues in Asia at the Coal+Ice Exhibition, a project of the Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations. I’ll be presenting my work at the Vanke Xuhui Center (55 Ding An Road, Shanghai, China) from 14:00-15:30. I look forward […]

1 February

Smithsonian Magazine Instagram Takeover

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Smithsonian Magazine Instagram Takeover

This week I will be taking over the Smithsonian Magazine Instagram feed this week, sharing images from my recent travels to Sri Lanka to document the rise in human-elephant conflict in the south asian island nation. Followers of my work will know that this work was created late last year and is part of my […]