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 […]

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 […]

27 March

Video Now Available Through National Geographic Creative Motion

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Video Now Available Through National Geographic Creative Motion

I’m pleased to share the news that my video collection is now represented by my agency, National Geographic Creative. We’ve been working hard over the past few months to catalogue my archive from the past few years and have focused on bringing the best footage to light that represents my travels across Asia. These video […]

20 March

Urban Legacies, Rural Traditions: Pulitzer Center at DC Environmental Film Festival – March 25

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Urban Legacies, Rural Traditions: Pulitzer Center at DC Environmental Film Festival – March 25

Please join me and the Pulitzer Center on Tuesday March 25 for Urban Legacies, Rural Traditions, a series of Pulitzer Center funded short documentaries. This event at the Carnegie Institution for Science will be part of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Here’s some more information from the Pulitzer Center website: Join us […]

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 […]

1 September

Incredible Mudslide Caught on Camera in Taiwan

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Incredible Mudslide Caught on Camera in Taiwan

– This incredible footage of a mudslide was caught via a dashboard camera in Taiwan yesterday. It seems this area of the island had been suffering from some severe weather recently, resulting in the slipping of a major piece of earth. This one driver had a VERY close call. Keep an eye out 3 seconds […]

26 March

Must Watch: Sebastiao Salgado: The Photographer as Activist

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

I came across this video over the weekend which I felt compelled to share here on my blog. It’s a panel discussion with the great Sebastiao Salgado, whose work I greatly admire. Salgado has taken documentary photography to another level, pushing the role of photographer beyond being merely a witness and into an agent for […]

25 February

Syria: The Horror of Homs, a City at War

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

A must watch video about the continued distressing events taking place in Syria at the moment. Released by the UK’s Channel 4 television station and shot by a French photojournalist, going by the name of Mani.

23 February

What are you Missing? Stop and Hear the Music

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

99% of people just walk on by. If you just watch the above video, that’s what you will of seen. Maybe it was more than 99%. Incredible beauty in the everyday was walked passed, ignored, momentarily noticed and then forgotten. I’ve often felt that about photography, in that, when photographers go out and take images, […]

12 January

China’s Fragile Forests – Interview for the Pulitzer Center

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

For regular readers who have stopped by over the past few weeks, I must apologise for the lack of posts recently. The past couple of months were busier than I expected and blogging kept getting pushed back further and further down my list of things ‘to do’. Needless to say, I am back and will […]