20 June

Environmental Photographer of the Year Shortlist

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Environmental Photographer of the Year Shortlist

Very pleased to share the news that I have been shortlisted for Environmental Photographer of the Year, for an image in my series ‘Beijing: The Masked City’ taken early last year. Thanks to Atkins CIWEM – The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management who also selected my film ‘The Toxic Price of Leather’ as […]

5 August

Interview with Capitaland Inside Magazine

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Interview with Capitaland Inside Magazine

A quick post today to let you know of a recent interview and article with Capitaland Inside Magazine. I’m one of the judges on their upcoming ‘Building People‘ Competition. In this interview we talk about photo-tips and ways to improve your photography. “Photographers are people-watchers. We watch people to anticipate how they might react in […]

29 January

The List That Lists the Best Photography Competition Lists

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News | 3 comments

Recently, a lots of lists have appeared in my Twitter/Facebook/Google+ feeds for photography competitions and grants. It must be that time of the year. We all know that the traditional avenues for getting funding for serious, long-term bodies of work have dried up, but a lot of other new opportunities have also arisen, mainly in […]

8 October

Photocrati Fund 2013 Winners and Finalists Announced

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Photocrati Fund 2013 Winners and Finalists Announced

The Photocrati Fund 2013 winners and finalists have just been announced and I’m very pleased to share with you the news that I was lucky enough to receive an honourable mention for my project ‘Jakarta: The Sinking City’, above. The Photocrati Fund offers a $5000 grant to a photographer to undertake an important humanitarian and […]

8 June

Photocrati Fund Finalist

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Photocrati Fund Finalist

Happy to share the news that I have been selected as one of the 2012 Photocrati Fund Top 25 Finalists. The fund has been running for a number of years and aims to support documentary photographers around the world who are working on projects looking and social and environmental issues. “Our goal is to identify […]

13 May

Burn – Emerging Photographer Fund – 2 Days to Go

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

Just a very quick reminder to readers here that there are only 2 days left to submit your entry to the Burn/David Alan Harvey Emerging Photographer Fund. This is a wonderful opportunity for photographers with a very substantial $15,000 for the chosen work. Please take a moment to read an article I wrote in January […]

14 April

Earth Hour Competition: We Have a Winner!

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

Last week I posted the first competition for my blog, based on the recent video that I shot to coincide with Earth Hour here in Beijing. If you missed the video, you can watch it here on Vimeo or YouTube. The challenge was to find me within the video, walking in front of the camera. […]

9 April

Win a Free Workshop!

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops | 3 comments

Earlier this week I released a video titled ‘Earth Hour: In One Minute’, a time-lapse video that captured last month’s Earth Hour at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing. I thought it would be fun to use this video as the basis for the first competition that I have run through the blog. Up for […]