3 April

12 Images of a Changing Vietnam

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, on assignment
12 Images of a Changing Vietnam

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Vietnam for the first time and wanted to share some images from my travels to one of its major cities, Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam is a fascinating country but it is one that conjures up many preconceived images and emotions for many, mainly due to the […]

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 November

The Last Nomads of the Tibetan Plateau

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
The Last Nomads of the Tibetan Plateau

For the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting “I was forced to move here three years ago. Before, I was a nomad. I’m not happy with what has happened,” explained Dhakpa as we stood on the dusty street corner. (Dhakpa’s name and those of other Tibetans in the story have been changed to protect their identity.) […]

28 June

Michael Anti for Deutsche Welle

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Michael Anti for Deutsche Welle

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to photograph one of China’s leading characters from the blogosphere, Michael Anti. Anyone familiar with this sphere will know about Michael’s writings about freedom of the press in China. Our shoot was part of the Deutsche Welle ‘BOBs’, the organisation’s blog awards focusing on ‘the world’s digital […]

2 March

Mei Yan, CEO of Viacom China, for Serafina Magazine

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

I recently had the opportunity to meet and photograph one of China’s leading media women, Ms. Mei Yan of Viacom China. On assignment for the Brazilian magazine, Serafina, I met and photographed Mei Yan who runs MTV, amongst other media entities, at her office in central Beijing. I thought I would post a couple of […]

2 May

Restrepo & Sleeping Soldiers

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

I’ve been debating with myself over the past week whether or not to write a post on the subject of the loss of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros. I did not known these men personally. I coincidentally know many of their friends very well but I had never been lucky enough to meet them myself. […]

11 April

Photo of the Week | Visiting the Terracotta Warriors

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

Last week, I had the opportunity for the first time to visit the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, in central China. I was excited to have this opportunity althougha little wary that I would be visiting a location that has been photographed from nearly every angle over the years, since their discovery in 1974. This is […]

1 April

Photo of the Week | Collecting Firewood in Inner Mongolia

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

This week, I returned again to the deserts of Inner Mongolia, whilst on assignment. I have been to this region a number of times over the past few years and really enjoy my time there. For those who don’t know, Inner Mongolia is one of China’s most northerly provinces, stretching across most of northern China. […]

10 December

Photo of the Week | Tibetan Monk

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News | One comment

It has been some time since I have posted a ‘Photo of the Week’, so I thought it was about time that I revived this popular feature which I hope gives you a small insight into some of my thought processes when making images. This week’s image comes from western China, from the Tibetan regions […]

23 November

Visualising Issues – Slideshow and Notes from Environmental Workshop at UCCA

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops | 2 comments

[slideshare id=5869543&doc=ucca-101123001230-phpapp01] <<Return to the Learning Zone Last weekend, I was invited by Beijing based eco-group Greening the Beige to give a workshop at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art. We had a great turnout, with many students and photography enthusiasts all keen to see images from my environmental work in China over the past few […]