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15 September

Yale Environment 360 Feature – Turning the Tide on the Relentless Destruction of Cambodia’s Forests

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Yale Environment 360 Feature – Turning the Tide on the Relentless Destruction of Cambodia’s Forests

I’m really pleased to be able to share with you a recent publication of my work, a photo-essay feature with Yale Environment 360 focusing on my project earlier this year in Cambodia, supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The piece is titled ‘Turning the Tide on the Relentless Destruction of Cambodia’s Forests‘ and […]

1 September

Cambodia Burning Film Shortlisted for Earth Photo Awards

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Cambodia Burning Film Shortlisted for Earth Photo Awards

Cambodia Burning [4K] កម្ពុជាកំពុងឆេះ from Sean Gallagher on Vimeo. I am very pleased to announce that my recent new film, Cambodia Burning, has been shortlisted for the Earth Photo Awards in the Changing Forests Category. The awards showcase some of the best photography and film from around the world, highlighting both the beauty of nature […]

20 August

New Images on National Geographic – Cambodia

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New Images on National Geographic – Cambodia

This past week National Geographic published their new story, “Cambodia’s biggest lake is running dry, taking forests and fish with it” and I am pleased to have a selection of my images supporting the article. Followers of my work will know I spent time in Cambodia earlier this year, documenting the challenges facing the country’s […]

17 August

Photojournalism Now – ‘In Conversation’ Interview

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Interviews
Photojournalism Now – ‘In Conversation’ Interview

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Alison Stieven-Taylor of Photojournalism Now, as part of her their new video interview series. We talked about my work photographing environmental issues in Asia, with an emphasis on my recent Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting work in Cambodia and the impact COVID has had on news coverage […]

15 May

COVID-19 and Increased Deforestation in Cambodia

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
COVID-19 and Increased Deforestation in Cambodia

Reports are coming out of Cambodia this month that there has been a large spike in deforestation, correlating with the global outbreak of COVID-19. On April 21, Conservation International reported, “In Cambodia, our field office reports an increase in deforestation caused by illegal logging, as well as an increase in the sale of bushmeat. The […]

4 May

Documenting Climate Change Podcast

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Documenting Climate Change Podcast

I was recently invited to speak with Chris King of the Documenting Climate Change podcast, a new online audio show dedicated to discussing topics surrounding coverage of the climate crisis. Click HERE to visit the website and listen to the full conversation I had with Chris. This week’s guest is one of the few people […]

20 April

Photography of China – Feature

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Photography of China – Feature

Thank you to Photography of China who featured my work on their feed and website recently. If you have an interest in contemporary and historical photography of China, the site offers a fabulous resource for those interested in photographers who have documented the country, since the dawn of photography through to modern times. About Photography […]

2 April

World Press Photo Witness – Feature

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, News, published work
World Press Photo Witness – Feature

Thank you to World Press Photo who have recently published a feature interview with me about my work documenting the climate crisis and global environmental issues. In the interview, I discuss with M. Scott Brauer the challenges in making some of my stories and why it is important to communicate these stories with a diverse […]

24 March

From Capa to Leibovitz, 10 Free Photography & Photojournalism Documentaries to Watch during Lockdown

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Education
From Capa to Leibovitz, 10 Free Photography & Photojournalism Documentaries to Watch during Lockdown

It’s no secret. The world is on lockdown. By now, many have been forced home and are now wondering how they are going to fill their days for the coming weeks. In light of this, here is a list of some of my favourite photography and photojournalism related documentaries that I have bookmarked and watched […]

20 March

New Limited Edition Prints Available

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Limited Edition Works, News
New Limited Edition Prints Available

“For me, the print is the ultimate expression of my craft. As a piece of artwork, it can connect the viewer with my vision and create a shared appreciation of the image through its tangible form.” For the first time, limited edition fine art prints of my work are now available on the SHOP page. […]