National Geographic Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
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 […]

28 June

Meet The Journalist – Interview with the Pulitzer Center

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work, Video
Meet The Journalist – Interview with the Pulitzer Center

In this new Meet The Journalist video for the Pulitzer Center, I speak about the making of my recent project on the rise of Exotic Pets in China. I discuss how the project was conceived and executed, providing a glimpse into the process by which one of my projects is carried out. “Sean Gallagher reports […]

25 June

New Videos on Instagram TV

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
New Videos on Instagram TV

Instagram has just launched IGTV, a new an exciting way to share long-form videos on the platform. Followers of my work will know that I post regularly on Instagram, using it to share updates of my work and projects. While it has already been possible to share video on Instagram, it has been limited to […]

16 March

Exotic Pets in China Film – 250K Views on National Geographic YouTube Channel

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, News, published work
Exotic Pets in China Film – 250K Views on National Geographic YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2ZxJIS1hD4Video can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: China’s Demand for Exotic Pets Brings Business, and Concern | National Geographic (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2ZxJIS1hD4) Last summer (2017) I produced this short film for National Geographic, with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, about the rise in exotic pet ownership in China. It’s a subject that is little covered […]

1 August

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship 2017

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

I’m very pleased to share the news that I have been selected for this year’s Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship. I’ll be visiting Cape Cod, in the north-east of the United States during September and am very much looking forward to studying alongside seven other journalists from around the world who […]

11 January

National Geographic “What We Liked”

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
National Geographic “What We Liked”

A quick post today to show you a recent image feature on the National Geographic Creative website in the “What We Liked” section. Each week, editors from National Geographic pick their favourite images from those published by the agency on social media, mostly from the agency’s photographer’s Instagram accounts. As a contributing photographer to the […]

5 September

Giant Panda – National Geographic Creative Collection

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, Stock Photography
Giant Panda – National Geographic Creative Collection

It’s a good week to be a Giant Panda. News has just broke that the species has been upgraded from ‘endangered’ to ‘vulnerable’ by the IUCN (the International Union for the Conservation of Nature), the organisation responsible for assessing and monitoring the status of the world’s animal and plant species. In 2011 I did a […]

22 April

Earth Day – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography
Earth Day – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

This week marks the arrival of one the year’s most notable environmental days, Earth Day. According to The Earth Day Network, “April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970….Earth Day broadens the base of support for environmental programs, rekindles public commitment and builds community […]

27 March

Video Now Available Through National Geographic Creative Motion

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, Video
Video Now Available Through National Geographic Creative Motion

I’m pleased to share the news that my video collection is now represented by my agency, National Geographic Creative. We’ve been working hard over the past few months to catalogue my archive from the past few years and have focused on bringing the best footage to light that represents my travels across Asia. These video […]

22 January

Reflections from the National Geographic Photography Seminar

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News | 4 comments
Reflections from the National Geographic Photography Seminar

As 9 a.m. approached, the crowd started to rustle. There was a sense of anticipation and excitement amongst the gathered as the doors to the auditorium began to creak open. Having queued up since an hour earlier, the keenest of the attendees were intent on being the first through the doors to claim their front […]