10 December

Images of Climate Change – Instagram

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Images of Climate Change – Instagram

A selection of Sean Gallagher’s images from Instagram, centered around the theme of climate change. All images are available for licensing in editorial and commercial projects. Contact the Sean Gallagher Studio directly at sean’at’gallagher-photo.com Rising Seas in Tuvalu View this post on Instagram A young boy swims in a flooded area near the airport runway, […]

5 December

British Photography Awards – Shortlist

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
British Photography Awards – Shortlist

I am really pleased to share the news that one of my images from my recent project Tuvalu: Beneath the Rising Tide has been shortlisted for the British Photography Awards. Followers of my work will be familiar with this particular image which has been one of the more popular images from the series. For those […]

17 October

Mentorship Program 2019 – Jessica Suarez

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Education, News
Mentorship Program 2019 – Jessica Suarez

Jessica Suarez is the recipient of my 2019 Mentorship, a free tutorship which aims to give early career photographers and multimedia journalists an opportunity for feedback, critiques and advice on their work. Jessica is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who specializes in non-profit, environmental and editorial storytelling in Latin America and the United States. I’m […]

15 October

Environmental Photographer of the Year – Changing Environments Prize

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
Environmental Photographer of the Year – Changing Environments Prize

I’m very happy to share the news that one of my images recently received the Environmental Photographer of the Year Changing Environments Prize from CIWEM. Taken in Tuvalu, it depicts the effects of coastal erosion, in the south west Pacific. It’s a problem that is being exacerbated by sea level rise and is from a […]

20 September

“A new era for Climate Change Reporting” – News Impact Summit

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“A new era for Climate Change Reporting” – News Impact Summit

If you happen to be in Birmingham (UK) this October 7th, I shall be presenting my work at the News Impact Summit, “A New Era for Climate Change Reporting”, hosted by the European Journalism Center and the Google News Initiative. I’ll be showing my recent work from Tuvalu, specifically discussing how using drones has enhanced […]

21 June

New Limited Edition Magazine Available

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, published work
New Limited Edition Magazine Available

Follow me on my journey across this Pacific island paradise that is on the front lines of climate change. From rising sea levels and flooding, to ocean acidification and pollution, the challenges are diverse for the world’s 4th smallest country. The spirit of the people in this isolated corner of the world however is unique […]

5 June

Mentorship Program 2019 – Applications Open

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Education, News
Mentorship Program 2019 – Applications Open

Applications for my mentorship program are now open for 2019! In 2015, I began this free mentorship program with the aim of giving back and helping one photographer in the early stages of their career. The mentorship program is now entering it’s 5th year and is an opportunity for one photographer/documentary video-maker to receive my […]

27 May

Guardian Feature – Tuvalu’s Sinking Islands

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Guardian Feature – Tuvalu’s Sinking Islands

“One day we’ll disappear: Tuvalu’s sinking islands – Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams” I was pleased to work with the Guardian Newspaper on this piece about the environmental challenges Tuvalu is facing. The article coincided with the visit […]

20 May

CNN Feature – Climate Change & Rising Seas in Tuvalu

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CNN Feature – Climate Change & Rising Seas in Tuvalu

I’m very pleased to share with you all this CNN feature about my recent work in Tuvalu. If you’ve been following my work on either Facebook or Instagram, you will be well aware that I was in the south Pacific recently documenting how the country is being affected by climate change and other environmental challenges. […]

2 May

Uncaged Film – Wildlife Conservation Film Festival – Official Selection

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Uncaged Film – Wildlife Conservation Film Festival – Official Selection

UNCAGED is my 2019 short film that follows Gu Xuan, a young Chinese conservationist, single-handedly tracking down and confronting bird poachers in Beijing as they illegally trap and sell birds. Risking his own safety in the face of abuse and intimidation, his determination and devotion to these animals drives him to continue, hoping for a […]