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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, […]

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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
“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 […]