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30 November

Photo of the Week | 30.11.09 | Homeless in Mongolia

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | 5 comments

This time last year, I was in a sewer underneath the streets on the Mongolian capital of Ulaan Baatar taking this picture. I was there to do a story on the homeless communities of the Mongolian capital who live underneath the streets. At that point last year, the economic crisis was in full swing and […]

27 November

A Great Quote…

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

Read this quote here today and I just had to post it here… “What kind of typewriter did Hemingway use?” Jim Estrin, photographer at the New York Times for the last 20 years, asked his news photography class by way of an introduction this morning. Nobody knew. “That’s because it doesn’t matter,” said Estrin. Have […]

23 November

Photo of The Week | 23.11.09 | The Taklamakan Desert

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography | 3 comments

The ‘Sea of Death’ is the not-so affectionate name that has been given by the Chinese people to the Taklamakan desert, a desert of such epic proportions and intimidating size, that its name in the local Uygur language translates as ‘You can go in, but you will never come out’. I visited the Taklamakan desert […]

23 November

Find our WEEKEND WORKSHOPS on Facebook

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

As of this weekend, our WEEKEND WORKSHOPS programme now has a page on Facebook. To get updates on news, upcoming workshops, student photos etc. please become a ‘fan’ and get those updates sent straight to your news feed so that you know exactly what is happening and when. Click on the ‘Find us on Facebook’ link […]

20 November

Weekend Workshops | Student Feedback

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

It is ALWAYS great to receive feedback from our students about how they think our workshops have gone. Over the past couple of weeks, we have gathered a few of their responses, which you can find below.

18 November

Photos from November’s “Hutong Photography” Workshop w/ Anne, Charlotte, Frank, Chelin, Jenny and Josh

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

This weekend saw our WEEKEND WORKSHOPS continue with the second of our “Hutong Photography” classes. Braving the bitter cold in Beijing were Anne, Charlotte, Frank, Chelin, Jenny and Josh. The weather was against us, but a great day was had by all in the end, as we were determined to explore the hutongs against the […]

16 November

Photo of the Week | 16.11.09 | Bethel Training Center for Blind Orphans

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

*This week’s ‘Photo of the Week’ is an image from my story on the Bethel Training Center for Blind Orphans, currently being featured on the Photophilanthropy website. Below is the extract which supports the story. To see more images from this story, please click on the Photophilanthropy link.” “I can see, and that is why […]

11 November

Behind the Scenes on Capitol Hill

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography

One of the highlights of my trip to the States this month was a behind-the-scenes look on Capitol Hill in Washinton DC. Guided by fellow photographer and friend Brendan Hoffman, who is an accredited photographer on ‘the hill’, I was given a glimpse of life behind the scenes of the American Senate. Brendan spends many […]

6 November

North Korea Image in TIME Magazine

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News | One comment

It has been a whirlwind couple of weeks for me as I near the end of a 2-week trip to the US, which has involved talks at Universities, NGOs, an Emmy party, lots of meetings and pounding the streets of New York with my portfolio in hand. So, when I checked my email the other […]

29 October

News This Week | Speaking at Georgetown / American University / Climate Institute

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events

What a busy few days it has been since I arrived in the US 5 days ago. I spent the first few days at Kent State University, where I gave a total of eight (yes 8!) presentations for my work for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, mainly to students enrolled in the school’s various […]