16 October

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

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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

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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 […]

24 August

Beijing: The Masked City – Featured on Mashable

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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 […]

23 July

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

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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 […]

7 May

New Timelapses, from Asia, Available Through National Geographic Creative

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New Timelapses, from Asia, Available Through National Geographic Creative

I’m pleased to share with you a recent interview with my agency, National Geographic Creative, on the role that timelapses and hyperlapses have played in my recent work for commercial clients. While not the main focus of my work, they offer a unique and interesting way to communicate some of the dynamic changes we are […]

27 March

Video Now Available Through National Geographic Creative Motion

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Video Now Available Through National Geographic Creative Motion

I’m pleased to share the news that my video collection is now represented by my agency, National Geographic Creative. We’ve been working hard over the past few months to catalogue my archive from the past few years and have focused on bringing the best footage to light that represents my travels across Asia. These video […]

17 February

Multimedia Week Podcast

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Multimedia Week Podcast

I had the pleasure this past weekend to sit down with World Press Photo Academy Connected Learning’s DJ Clark for the Multimedia Week podcast. If you haven’t listened to the podcast yet, it’s a entertaining mix of discussions about the world of photojournalism and its continuing evolution. Topics so far have included Chobi Mela photo […]

12 February

New Workshop Announced in Yangshuo, China – June, 2015

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New Workshop Announced in Yangshuo, China – June, 2015

The landscapes of the county of Yangshuo are legendary across all of China. Jutting up from the earth like the upturned jaw of a shark, the famous karst mountains scrape the sky, creating breathtaking views which serve as a constant backdrop to any visit to Yangshuo. This will be the scene for our new Yangshuo […]

22 January

Reflections from the National Geographic Photography Seminar

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Reflections from the National Geographic Photography Seminar

As 9 a.m. approached, the crowd started to rustle. There was a sense of anticipation and excitement amongst the gathered as the doors to the auditorium began to creak open. Having queued up since an hour earlier, the keenest of the attendees were intent on being the first through the doors to claim their front […]