8 September

Inside North Korea | Video #2 | The Arirang Mass Games

Posted by Sean Gallagher in on assignment

The above video is the second short-video by myself and the Globe & Mail’s Mark Mackinnon from our assignment in North Korea. The topic of this video is the Arirang Mass Games which are held in the May Day stadium in Pyongyang. In case you don’t know, the Mass Games are a gymnastics, dance and song […]

7 September

Photo of the Week | 07.09.09 | North Korea

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | 5 comments

This week’s ‘Photo of the Week’ comes from North Korea. I wanted to post a photo from NK as last week’s POTW but I held off as I was waiting until the Globe & Mail, who commissioned the shoot, published the  images on their website. Throughout my journey with the G&M’s Mark MacKinnon, we were whizzed across […]

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!

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops | 2 comments

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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

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 […]