5 September

Inside North Korea | Video #1

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video | 2 comments

As some of you may already know, last week I was on assignment in North Korea. Forgive me for not giving a hint of this exciting assignment beforehand, however myself and Mark MacKinnon from Canada’s Globe & Mail, for whom I was working, wanted to try and keep this as quiet as possible until (a) […]

31 August

Photo of the Week | 31.08.09 | Spiderman on the Great Wall of China

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

First, I need to apologise for my lack of a ‘Photo of the Week’ last week. I know many of you stopped by expecting to see a new image. I was on assignment in a place that had no internet and was completely out of touch with the outside world for almost the whole week. […]

23 August

New Photography ‘Weekend Workshops’ launched in Beijing!

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I’m delighted to announce here on my blog the launch of my new photography workshops here in China. The first will be held from Friday 18th September to Sunday 20th September here in Beijing, offering students a chance to change the way they approach their photography through a tailored 3-day programme introducing them to photographing […]

20 August

‘China’s Growing Sands’ awarded 2nd place at International Photography Awards

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I’m very happy to announce that my work for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting on ‘China’s Growing Sands’ has been awarded 2nd place in the Editorial: Environmental Professional category at the International Photography Awards 2009. This is the first prize recognition I have had for this body of work and I am happy that […]

19 August

Inside a Photographer’s Notebook #2

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

<<Return to the Learning Zone “I would stare at the grains of light suspended in silent space, struggling to see in my own heart. What did I want? And what did others want from me? But I could never find the answers. Sometimes I would reach out and try to grasp the grains of light, but […]

17 August

Photo of the Week | 17.08.09 | Yao Ming & Tiger Woods

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | 2 comments

I received a picture request this week from a client for images of golf in China. While I was searching through my archive, I stumbled upon this image that I took in 2006, just after I arrived in Beijing for my second time. The image was taken on Beijing’s main Wangfujing high street, which is […]

16 August

New ‘Archives’ Page

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Just a very quick post to let you know that I have introduced a new ‘Archive’ page to the blog, which will allow you see all my previous posts in one place, allowing you to browse directly to each. Just look to the top-right of the screen and the archives are just to the right of the ‘About’ tab. Happy browsing!

14 August

Images from Exhibition Opening at the International Conference on Desertification Control

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events | One comment

Please find below, a selection of images from my exhibition opening this morning in the city hall of the the city of Wulanhaote, in Inner Mongolia as part of the International Conference of Science and Technology on Desertification Control (ICSTDC). The above image is the leading shot in the exhibition. [nggallery id=4] The opening was […]

13 August

First Day at the International Conference on Desertification Control

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After a 19 hour train journey from Beijing, I have finally arrived in the north-eastern city of Wulanhaote in Inner Mongolia. I’m here for the next 4 days to attend the 2nd International Conference on Science & Technology for Desertification Control – a gathering of some 200 people all linked by one thing – their […]

10 August

Photo of the Week | 10.08.09 | Inner Mongolia

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This week’s ‘Photo of the Week’ was taken in Inner Mongolia earlier this year, during my 6-week trip for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. I have chosen this photo this week because on Wednesday, I am heading back to Inner Mongolia to take part in the International Conference of Science & Technology on Desertification […]