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4 December

Cambodia’s Last Forests – Shortlisted for British Photography Awards

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
Cambodia’s Last Forests – Shortlisted for British Photography Awards

I am happy to share the news that one of my images from my recent project ‘Cambodia Burning‘ has been shortlisted for the British Photography Awards 2021. The image selected is the one above and depicts two recently cut trees lying in the Beng Per Wildlife Sanctuary, in northern Cambodia. The image was taken by […]

26 November

Google Earth Satellite Timelapses Reveal True Scale of Deforestation in Cambodia

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Google Earth Satellite Timelapses Reveal True Scale of Deforestation in Cambodia

Followers of my work this year will know that I have spent a lot of time sharing work from my recent project, Cambodia Burning. This work, supported by the Pulitzer Center, was carried out in February 2020 and highlighted the impacts of rampant deforestation and forest fires on the people and landscapes of the country. […]

6 November

Inaccuracies in Phnom Penh Post Article Reporting Criticism of Cambodia Burning Film

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Inaccuracies in Phnom Penh Post Article Reporting Criticism of Cambodia Burning Film

I am writing this post in response to the publication of an article, in print and online, in the Phnom Penh Post on 3rd November 2020 titled, Prey Lang documentary wins awards, draws ministry’s criticism, written by Phnom Penh Post journalist, Khouth Sophak Chakrya. The article contains a number of inaccuracies that I believe need […]

3 November

New Royalty Free Video Footage from Tuvalu Available on Pond5

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, Video
New Royalty Free Video Footage from Tuvalu Available on Pond5

Video clips from my project Tuvalu – Beneath the Rising Tide are now available for licensing through Pond5. View the collection HERE Taken in early 2019, these unique aerial clips show the fragility of the world’s 4th smallest country. The clips are suitable for editorial and commercial usages and are available in both HD and […]

30 October

Interview on L’Oeil de la Photographie – Cambodia Burning

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Interviews
Interview on L’Oeil de la Photographie – Cambodia Burning

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with Alison Stieven-Taylor from the Photojournalism Now website, discussing my recent work in Cambodia, as part of her In Conversation series. This conversation was recently shared on the L’Oeil de la Photographie, or Eye of Photography, website. Read the feature on the L’Oeil de la […]

23 September

Behind the Story – Cambodia Burning – Pulitzer Center

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, Video
Behind the Story – Cambodia Burning – Pulitzer Center

In this ‘Behind the Story’ featurette, produced for the Pulitzer Center, I discuss the making of my recent story, Cambodia Burning. I discuss how the project idea was conceived, the main challenges in carrying out the work and what I think the future holds for the forests of Cambodia. To learn more about this project, […]

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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
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 […]