News Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

17 January

Toxic Price of Leather – Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
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 […]