education Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
15 October

Photography Tips (in 1 Minute) – A Frame in a Frame

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Photography Tips (in 1 Minute) – A Frame in a Frame

In this one minute photography tip, I want to share with you the composition technique of a frame in a frame and how you how it can make your pictures more interesting. This advanced framing technique is based around the idea that you use an object within your picture to frame your main subject matter. […]

1 October

Photography Tips (in 1 Minute) – A Bird in Flight

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Photography Tips (in 1 Minute) – A Bird in Flight

In this one minute photography tip, I want to share with you how capturing a bird in flight can make your photographs more interesting and dynamic. A quick way to make an average scene more interesting, is to try to capture a flying bird somewhere in the frame. It’s a trick that is often used […]

17 September

Photography Tips (in 1 Minute) – The Blue Hour

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Photography Tips (in 1 Minute) – The Blue Hour

In this one minute photography tip, I want to share with you why the blue hour is one of the best times of day to make interesting pictures. The blue hour is a time of the day that falls just before the sun rises, or just after the sun sets. At this time the sun […]

3 September

Photography For Beginners – Light, Colour, Composition & Moments

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Photography For Beginners – Light, Colour, Composition & Moments

In this photography for beginners video, I discuss the importance of four of the fundamental principles of photography; Light, Colour, Composition and Moments. These four principles will form the foundation for your photography and it’s important that you understand what each of them means so that you can build on these important fundamentals. As well […]

25 August

Photography For Beginners – Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO & Exposure

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Photography For Beginners – Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO & Exposure

In this photography for beginners video, I discuss the importance of the four fundamental principles of photography; Aperture, Shutter Speed ISO and Exposure. These four principles will form the foundation for your photography and it’s important that you understand what each of them means so that you can build on these important fundamentals. As well […]

22 March

DC Environmental Film Festival Shorts: Q&A with Pulitzer Center

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DC Environmental Film Festival Shorts: Q&A with Pulitzer Center

I’ll be joining the virtual D.C. Environmental Film Festival (DCEFF) on Saturday, March 20, at 7pm EDT for a discussion and Q&A about my film, Cambodia Burning, which is part of the official selection for the festival. A number of Pulitzer Center short docs will be screened and then there will be a Q&A with […]

24 March

From Capa to Leibovitz, 10 Free Photography & Photojournalism Documentaries to Watch during Lockdown

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From Capa to Leibovitz, 10 Free Photography & Photojournalism Documentaries to Watch during Lockdown

It’s no secret. The world is on lockdown. By now, many have been forced home and are now wondering how they are going to fill their days for the coming weeks. In light of this, here is a list of some of my favourite photography and photojournalism related documentaries that I have bookmarked and watched […]

17 October

Mentorship Program 2019 – Jessica Suarez

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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 […]

20 September

“A new era for Climate Change Reporting” – News Impact Summit

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“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 […]

17 January

Toxic Price of Leather – Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection

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Toxic Price of Leather – Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection

https://vimeo.com/88261827Video can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Toxic Price of Leather (https://vimeo.com/88261827) 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 […]