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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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
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. […]

12 March

Photography and Climate Change Awareness – Allaboutphoto.com

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Photography and Climate Change Awareness – Allaboutphoto.com

Thank you to Allaboutphoto.com who have included my work in their recent article, Photography and Climate Change Awareness. The article focuses around the question, “Do you think that photography can help raise awareness about Climate Change?”. I offered my answer: “Photography has the power to educate, inform and inspire action with regards to climate change. […]

6 March

Uncaged awarded Award of Excellence by Pictures of The Year

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
Uncaged awarded Award of Excellence by Pictures of The Year

Thank you to Pictures of the Year who have awarded my film, Uncaged, with an Award of Excellence in the Documentary Daily Life category at this year’s awards. This film chronicles the journey of Gu Xuan, a young Chinese conservationist who has dedicated himself to protecting China’s songbirds from poachers. You can view the film […]

25 February

Bohai Bay: China’s Threatened Coastline – Published on the Guardian

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, published work
Bohai Bay: China’s Threatened Coastline – Published on the Guardian

I am pleased to share with you my latest published work, a feature on the Guardian about the environmental threats facing China’s Bohai Bay. Followers here will be familiar with some of this work as I have been sharing images from this project the past couple of months on my Instagram and Facebook feeds. It’s […]

10 December

Images of Climate Change – Instagram

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Archive
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, […]