Monthly:March 2021

Photographing China’s Super Sandstorm

On Monday 15th March 2021, a record breaking sandstorm descended on northern China, engulfing cities including the Chinese capital, Beijing. Photographer and Filmmaker, Sean Gallagher, went out into the sandstorm and this video shows you his experiences and difficulties in capturing photos during this extreme weather event. In recent decades, northern China has suffered from sandstorms as a result of increasing desertification in the north of the country which is largely dry, arid and covered with deserts. Efforts have been […]

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China Sandstorm – Video Clips Now Available

Video clips from last week’s sandstorm in China are now available through my video archive on Pond5. The clips are available in 4K and HD and are suitable for editorial films, documentaries and online videos that are focused on the climate crisis and/or environmental issues. You can also find video clips from my other projects there too. If you need help finding suitable video for your next project, please reach out and I am happy to help in your search.

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DC Environmental Film Festival Shorts: Q&A with Pulitzer Center

I’ll be joining the virtual D.C. Environmental Film Festival (DCEFF) on Saturday, March 20, at 7pm EDT for a discussion and Q&A about my film, Cambodia Burning, which is part of the official selection for the festival. A number of Pulitzer Center short docs will be screened and then there will be a Q&A with myself, Holly Piepenburg from the Pulitzer Center, Goldman Prize Winner Leng Ouch and Environmental activist, Marcus Hardtke. If you can’t make the event live, the […]

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