29 August

What Film Photography Still has to Offer

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

Spotted this interesting little video on CNN that I thought readers here would be interested in, titled “What film photography still has to offer”. I started out shooting film, although most of my practice now as a professional photographer has switched to digital. I miss it sometimes. I miss the feelings of anticipation you get […]

16 May

Dongting – A Lake in Flux

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Followers of my blog will know that since last summer, I have been working on a project photographing and creating multimedia reports about the state of China’s wetlands, sponsored by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The above video is the third in a series of seven that I am producing. Four and five are […]

8 May

Why Care About Water?

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

Regular readers here and followers of my work will know that the main focus of my photography is on environmental issues. In recent years, notably on access and availability of water in Asia, specifically China. I came across this short video on the National Geographic website that I wanted to share here with you. It […]

2 May

Restrepo & Sleeping Soldiers

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I’ve been debating with myself over the past week whether or not to write a post on the subject of the loss of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros. I did not known these men personally. I coincidentally know many of their friends very well but I had never been lucky enough to meet them myself. […]

12 April

Challenging Stereotypes: The True Story of a Tibetan Woman

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As the models of journalism have changes in the past year or two, more and more independent journalists are going online to crowd-fund their stories. A number of sites have sprung up giving you, the reader/viewer, the chance to help contribute and actively fund investigative reporting. It’s proving a successful model for some with many […]

26 March

Earth Hour: In One Minute

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Saturday 26th March 2011 marks this year’s ‘Earth Hour’, a global event aimed at raising awareness across borders about the effect we have on our climate and inspire action to manage humanities impact on climate change. According to Earth Hour’s website: “On Saturday 27 March, Earth Hour 2010 became the biggest Earth Hour ever. A […]

23 March

David Griffin at TED on How Photography Connects Us

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A quick post today to share with you a great video from a TED talk by David Griffin, former Director of Photography, at National Geographic. It’s a few years old now but it’s well worth your time to watch, in case you missed it the first time around. From TED: “The photo director for National […]

12 March

Striking Video Footage of Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

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I, like many others, are shocked and saddened by the events that have occurred in Japan over the past 36 hours. I lived in Japan for a year and feel desperately sad for the Japanese people and those affected by the recent earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Some of the footage that has come out of […]

4 March

Do you have the most typical face on the planet?

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

National Geographic have just released a series of very interesting articles in their latest issue, on the status of humanity’s population. As part of their interactive features, they released the video above titled ‘the face of 7 billion’, depicting what is the most common face on the planet. Do you have it? It seems that […]

3 March

Live the Language…Beijing

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Quick post today. As Beijing is my Chinese adopted hometown, I couldn’t resist posting this video when I came across it. ‘Live the Language’ seems to be a new series of advertisements for English First, a language training school. I like the feel to these videos and suspect that they have been shot on a […]