China Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
4 May

Documenting Climate Change Podcast

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Documenting Climate Change Podcast

I was recently invited to speak with Chris King of the Documenting Climate Change podcast, a new online audio show dedicated to discussing topics surrounding coverage of the climate crisis. Click HERE to visit the website and listen to the full conversation I had with Chris. This week’s guest is one of the few people […]

20 April

Photography of China – Feature

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Photography of China – Feature

Thank you to Photography of China who featured my work on their feed and website recently. If you have an interest in contemporary and historical photography of China, the site offers a fabulous resource for those interested in photographers who have documented the country, since the dawn of photography through to modern times. About Photography […]

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 […]

2 May

Uncaged Film – Wildlife Conservation Film Festival – Official Selection

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events
Uncaged Film – Wildlife Conservation Film Festival – Official Selection

UNCAGED is my 2019 short film that follows Gu Xuan, a young Chinese conservationist, single-handedly tracking down and confronting bird poachers in Beijing as they illegally trap and sell birds. Risking his own safety in the face of abuse and intimidation, his determination and devotion to these animals drives him to continue, hoping for a […]

9 April

China Milk Feature in the Guardian

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, published work
China Milk Feature in the Guardian

Happy to share with you this recent publication from the UK’s Guardian Newspaper. This story focuses on the rise in popularity of milk in China and the potential environmental consequences this is going to have for the world. It’s an important and significant story and I was pleased to be able to provide some of […]

2 February

Uncaged – Bird Poaching in China – New Film on The Guardian

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Uncaged – Bird Poaching in China – New Film on The Guardian

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2n0Nz8W3wcVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Uncaged: saving China’s songbirds from the poachers’ nets (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2n0Nz8W3wc) I’m really pleased to share with you my new short film ‘Uncaged’, which has just been released on The Guardian. For this new film, I followed a young Chinese conservationist called Gu Xuan who has dedicated himself to […]

7 January

Latest Publication – National Geographic – Shanghai

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Latest Publication – National Geographic – Shanghai

I’m pleased to share with you my latest editorial tear sheet, an image from Shanghai published with National Geographic online for their January 2019 article on Top 10 travel destinations for 2019. I’ve been lucky enough to visit Shanghai on many occasions and I never tire of the distinctive skyline in the Pudong area. For […]

8 October

The Train to Tibet: Xining to Lhasa

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Expeditions, Workshops
The Train to Tibet: Xining to Lhasa

Tibet. The name alone is mythical. It conjures up images of temples, snow-capped mountains buddhist monks, vast landscapes and a place where time has stood still. While most of this is true, Tibet is changing fast. I made my first visit to the region in 2012 and have been lucky enough to have been back […]