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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
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 […]

9 April

China Milk Feature in the Guardian

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, published work
China Milk Feature in the Guardian

Happy to share with you this recent publication from the UK’s Guardian Newspaper. This story focuses on the rise in popularity of milk in China and the potential environmental consequences this is going to have for the world. It’s an important and significant story and I was pleased to be able to provide some of […]

2 February

Uncaged – Bird Poaching in China – New Film on The Guardian

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Uncaged – Bird Poaching in China – New Film on The Guardian

I’m really pleased to share with you my new short film ‘Uncaged’, which has just been released on The Guardian. For this new film, I followed a young Chinese conservationist called Gu Xuan who has dedicated himself to protecting wild birds from poachers in Beijing. Facing abuse and intimidation, he single-handedly rescues birds and tries […]

17 January

Toxic Price of Leather – Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection

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Toxic Price of Leather – Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection

I am pleased to share the news that my 2014 film, ‘The Toxic Price of Leather’, has been included in the upcoming Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection, focused on highlighting environmental issues across the world, curated for a student audience. “This online collection of documentaries presents under-reported stories of human rights and environmental protection issues […]

7 January

Latest Publication – National Geographic – Shanghai

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Latest Publication – National Geographic – Shanghai

I’m pleased to share with you my latest editorial tear sheet, an image from Shanghai published with National Geographic online for their January 2019 article on Top 10 travel destinations for 2019. I’ve been lucky enough to visit Shanghai on many occasions and I never tire of the distinctive skyline in the Pudong area. For […]

4 January

UNESCO Climate Change Reporting Handbook

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
UNESCO Climate Change Reporting Handbook

Late last year I was invited by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation UNESCO, to present my work on climate change in Asia and sit on an advisory panel to help co-edit their new handbook for journalists reporting on climate change related issues. Their new handbook has just been released and I’m really […]