24 November

Mongolia’s Wild Horses, for Smithsonian Magazine

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, News, on assignment
Mongolia’s Wild Horses, for Smithsonian Magazine

Very pleased to share this recent publication with you all from an assignment I did late last year in Mongolia for Smithsonian Magazine. The story focuses on the revival of the Przewalski Horse, Mongolia’s wild equine which is experiencing a resurgence after being successfully reintroduced in the wild. It’s a rare good-news story from the […]

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 […]

28 August

Shared Office Space Comes to China – for the Wall Street Journal

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Shared Office Space Comes to China – for the Wall Street Journal

Read the full story here, on the Wall Street Journal’s Website.

20 August

Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo …The Busiest in the World?!

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video
Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo …The Busiest in the World?!

Here’s a quick clip that I have just uploaded onto my YouTube channel, which showcases some of the new video clips that I have available at National Geographic Creative. This particular clip is from Tokyo, Japan and focuses on the world’s busiest pedestrian crossing…Shibuya! To get to Shibuya crossing, take one of the many JR […]

17 August

A Nanjing Tale – The Ghosts of WW2 – for The Economist

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A Nanjing Tale – The Ghosts of WW2 – for The Economist

This short video tells the story of Dai Chengdong and his late father, Dai Anlan, who was killed during the Japanese army’s invasion of Burma during World War 2. Part of The Economist‘s new series, ‘Asia’s Second World War Ghosts’, this collection of stories attempts to highlight the lingering emotions that still survive to this […]

13 March

Where Do Your Jeans Come From?

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, on assignment, published work
Where Do Your Jeans Come From?

I recently got a call from the Natural Resources Defense Council’s onEarth magazine to take on an interesting assignment that I thought I would share with you here today on the blog. Have you ever wondered where your jeans come from? If you’ve followed my recent work, I hope you might of least thought about […]

14 May

Goodbye to Beijing’s Wonderland

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

It was always an odd sight. For most, Beijing’s Wonderland was glimpsed from a car, or bus, en route to the Great Wall of China. A double-take was all that most remembered, wondering if they had actually just seen what appeared to be a half-finished Disneyland next to farmland on the outskirts of the city. […]

10 April

Inside North Korea: Photographing Undercover in the World’s Most Secretive Nation

Posted by Sean Gallagher in on assignment
Inside North Korea: Photographing Undercover in the World’s Most Secretive Nation

Tensions are running high again on the Korean peninsula. As international observers watch closely for what move the North will play next, I thought it might be a good time to revisit some of my work from photographing in North Korea, undercover on-assignment, for the Globe & Mail in 2009. Below is an extract from […]

26 November

A Tibetan Plateau Diary

Posted by Sean Gallagher in on assignment
A Tibetan Plateau Diary

For the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. To view the full gallery of images. “Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us” — Oscar Wilde I’ve never been one for keeping a diary. My parents encouraged me to keep one from a young age, but numerous half-filled notebooks are evidence of my […]

20 August

China: Between the Glacier and the Dam

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China: Between the Glacier and the Dam

SEAN GALLAGHER, FOR THE PULITZER CENTER “Of course we are not happy with what has happened here. But what can we do?” Dolkar (name changed to protect identity) looked out onto the tranquil water which disappeared between the valleys before him. Small waves lapped near our feet as we stood on the side of a […]