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

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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 […]

15 January

The Other Hundred – Submissions Now Open

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The Other Hundred – Submissions Now Open

I’m pleased to share the news that I have been asked to be a nominator for this year’s ‘The Other Hundred’ project. The initiative aims to highlight the work of people who are doing extraordinary things for their communities through, since time through education. If you are a photographer who has taken images of people […]

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 […]