26 October

Happy Diwali 2011!

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

A very quick post to wish all my friends a very happy Diwali, should you be celebrating this amazing ‘festival of lights’ where you are in the world. The above image was taken in Trafalgar Square, London, during celebrations in 2004. I am sure London will be awash with colours again, as will all those […]

14 February

Photo of the Week | The Walking Painting

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

This week’s image comes from my first ever trip to China, back in the autumn of 2005. I had just finished an internship at Magnum in their London offices and I decided to go to Beijing, to start to photograph some stories I had been forming in my mind during my internship. One of the […]

7 July

Friend and Fellow Photographer Lance Rosenfield on CNN: Detained and Harassed by police in Texas

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News | One comment

I was surprised to learn the other day that a friend of mine and fellow photographer, Lance Rosenfield, had made it onto CNN. I wasn’t surprised that he was in the limelight because he is an excellent photographer…see proof here and here.I was surprised  because he was on CNN since he had just been detained […]

2 June

Where is the best place in Beijing to photograph…religion?

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | 5 comments

<<Return to the Learning Zone During our workshops over the past few months, I have often been asked the question “Where is the best place in Beijing to photograph….?” Now, you can insert pretty much anything you like into the last part of that question, as queries have come in to me about a myriad of […]

20 April

New Weekend Workshops for May Announced

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We are delighted to announce our upcoming workshops for May 2010! We have two workshops planned, “Shoot-Edit-Photoshop” and “Beijing Desert Workshop”. We hope each one will cater to whatever you current goals in photography may be. Please find the initial outlines below. For more details and detailed itineraries, please head to our Workshop page (via the tab […]

8 February

Photo of the Week: Cat Among the Pigeons

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

This week’s ‘Photo of the Week’ is one that I have dug out of my archive from possibly the most photographed city of all time…Venice, Italy. I made the obligatory photographers/travellers pilgrimage to this city for a short weekend break and was overcome, mostly by the hordes of visitors there at the same time as […]

31 January

February Workshops Announced: Chinese New Year Special Workshop & Hutong Photography

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

February welcomes a very unique time of the Chinese calendar; Chinese New Year! To mark the most important holiday of the year, we are running a special workshop to coincide with the celebrations here in the nation’s capital. We continue in the vein of trying to introduce our workshop participants to less-visited and authentic locations, […]

18 January

Photos from the 3rd Hutong Photography Workshop w/ Bonnie, Scott, Tina and Kirsten

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

The temperature plummeted in Beijing this month but that didn’t stop us from heading out into the chilly hutongs for another “Hutong Photography” Workshop this weekend. Luckily for myself, guide Jessica Zheng and our students Bonnie, Scott, Tina and Kirsten the thermometer crept up over the weekend, hovering around 1-2C making it a perfect winter […]

18 November

Photos from November’s “Hutong Photography” Workshop w/ Anne, Charlotte, Frank, Chelin, Jenny and Josh

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

This weekend saw our WEEKEND WORKSHOPS continue with the second of our “Hutong Photography” classes. Braving the bitter cold in Beijing were Anne, Charlotte, Frank, Chelin, Jenny and Josh. The weather was against us, but a great day was had by all in the end, as we were determined to explore the hutongs against the […]

19 October

Photo(s) of the Week | 19.10.09 | Diwali

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | One comment

A friend of mine reminded me this weekend that it was the Hindu festival of Diwali this week. In case you don’t know, Divali (or the Festival of Light as it is also called) is a celebration held over 5 days by Hindu communities throughout the world. Lights are lit, fireworks are set off and families come […]