19 September

Sichuan: Controlling Water – Pulitzer Center #8

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SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, SICHUAN PROVINCE, CHINA Water did not seem in short supply as I arrived in China’s southwest province of Sichuan. Rain was pounding on the windshield of my taxi and pools of water were starting to flow down the streets of the province’s capital, Chengdu. People scurried around the streets, […]

8 September

Qinghai’s Troubled Soul – Pulitzer Center #7

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SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, QINGHAI PROVINCE, CHINA Tenzin’s green eyes bored into me as I looked at his sunburnt face. “Qinghai Lake is a very holy place for us. We regard it as the ‘soul’ of Qinghai.” He was sitting by the side of a road running parallel to the lake shore. The […]

26 August

Where is the best place to photograph…the Great Wall of China?

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In the second of my series of “Where is the best place to photograph…” (view the first one can be found here), I want to tackle possibly THE most famous landmark in the whole of the country: The Great Wall of China. This iconic landmark is photographed like no-other and has fascinated photographers, all looking […]

22 August

Dongting Hu – A Lake in Flux – Pulitzer Center #5

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SEAN GALLAGHER FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, HUNAN PROVINCE, CHINA I was starting to feel a little anxious as I approached the shores of Dongting Lake in China’s central Hunan province. From a distance, I easily spied the country’s second largest freshwater lake. As I approached, waves lapped up on the shore, breaking near the barriers […]

14 August

The Chinese Alligator, A Species On The Brink – II – Pulitzer Center #4

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SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, ANHUI PROVINCE, CHINA When I discovered in my research that China had its own crocodilian, I was excited to try to find an opportunity to photograph it. What I was not prepared for was to learn that the species is perilously near extinction. “In the past few centuries, the […]

29 July

The Chinese Alligator, A Species On The Brink – I – Pulitzer Center #3

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SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER, ANHUI PROVINCE, CHINA This week I travel to the province of Anhui, situated in the Yangtze River basin west of Shanghai. I travel to this region to begin the chapter of my work on the effects of wetland disappearance on animal species in China. As way of introduction to […]

24 July

The Showcase Wetlands – Pulitzer Center #2

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“Green Hills Soothe My Eyes, Running Water Tranquilizes My Mind,” announced the sign to my left as I entered the Xixi Wetland park in Hangzhou. “Only One Future for Our Children – Development Without Destruction,” proclaimed a second sign just a few meters ahead on my right. “Your Planet Needs You – Unite to Combat […]

28 June

Creative Exchange: Media Professionals Sharing Skills

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“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” – Charles Darwin <<Return to the Learning Zone As the climate for photographers, journalists, media creatives etc. has changed (mostly for the worse) in recent years, it has […]

2 June

Where is the best place in Beijing to photograph…religion?

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<<Return to the Learning Zone During our workshops over the past few months, I have often been asked the question “Where is the best place in Beijing to photograph….?” Now, you can insert pretty much anything you like into the last part of that question, as queries have come in to me about a myriad of […]

2 June

Where have you been?

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If you have dropped by my blog over the past few weeks, you may have noticed something odd. There hasn’t been many new posts. “Why?” I hear you scream, or maybe just say. Well, we had a few issue with the security of the blog with it somehow being hacked and information was been compromised […]