Category:on assignment

February 28, 2023

Undercover in North Korea – New on YouTube

In 2009, I travelled to North Korea on assignment for the Canadian newspaper, the Globe and Mail. I travelled with G&M correspondent, Mark Mackinnon,...

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March 29, 2021

Photographing China’s Super Sandstorm

On Monday 15th March 2021, a record breaking sandstorm descended on northern China, engulfing cities including the Chinese capital, Beijing. Photographer and Filmmaker, Sean...

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May 18, 2017

What Equipment Do Professional Photographers Use?

What equipment do professional photographers use? I get this question a lot. It usually comes from my students, workshop participants or from Q&A sessions...

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November 24, 2016

Mongolia’s Wild Horses, for Smithsonian Magazine

Very pleased to share this recent publication with you all from an assignment I did late last year in Mongolia for Smithsonian Magazine. The...

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April 3, 2015

12 Images of a Changing Vietnam

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Vietnam for the first time and wanted to share some images from my travels to one...

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March 13, 2015

Where Do Your Jeans Come From?

I recently got a call from the Natural Resources Defense Council’s onEarth magazine to take on an interesting assignment that I thought...

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April 18, 2014

A New Frontier in Journalism? Taking Global Issues into Classrooms

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Twitter recently, you’ll probably have seen updates from my travels as I have been travelling in...

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September 10, 2013

Photographing In Jakarta’s “Shark Graveyard” – Indonesia

The stench was over-powering. As I looked out onto the wooden benches before me, the bleached bones seemed to glisten under the...

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June 26, 2013

Photographing Jakarta’s Severe Water Pollution

In April of this year, I travelled to the Indonesian capital of Jakarta for the first time. I was excited to visit this new...

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April 10, 2013

Inside North Korea: Photographing Undercover in the World’s Most Secretive Nation

Tensions are running high again on the Korean peninsula. As international observers watch closely for what move the North will play next, I thought...

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