on assignment Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
23 September

Behind the Story – Cambodia Burning – Pulitzer Center

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, Video
Behind the Story – Cambodia Burning – Pulitzer Center

In this ‘Behind the Story’ featurette, produced for the Pulitzer Center, I discuss the making of my recent story, Cambodia Burning. I discuss how the project idea was conceived, the main challenges in carrying out the work and what I think the future holds for the forests of Cambodia. To learn more about this project, […]

20 August

New Images on National Geographic – Cambodia

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
New Images on National Geographic – Cambodia

This past week National Geographic published their new story, “Cambodia’s biggest lake is running dry, taking forests and fish with it” and I am pleased to have a selection of my images supporting the article. Followers of my work will know I spent time in Cambodia earlier this year, documenting the challenges facing the country’s […]

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 […]

24 November

Mongolia’s Wild Horses, for Smithsonian Magazine

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, News, on assignment
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 story focuses on the revival of the Przewalski Horse, Mongolia’s wild equine which is experiencing a resurgence after being successfully reintroduced in the wild. It’s a rare good-news story from the […]

3 September

Taxi Wars in China – Wall Street Journal

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Taxi Wars in China – Wall Street Journal

This week a story is published on the Wall Street Journal titled, “Inside Uber’s Fight With Its Chinese Nemesis, Didi Kuaidi“, looking at the rivalry between the two companies looking to capture the taxi market in China. While outside the normal scope of many of the stories I typically cover, I was approached by the […]

28 August

Shared Office Space Comes to China – for the Wall Street Journal

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Shared Office Space Comes to China – for the Wall Street Journal

Read the full story here, on the Wall Street Journal’s Website.

20 August

Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo …The Busiest in the World?!

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video
Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo …The Busiest in the World?!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7KMLWnQ2h0Video can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Busiest Pedestrian Crossing in the World? Shibuya, Tokyo – 4K (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7KMLWnQ2h0) Here’s a quick clip that I have just uploaded onto my YouTube channel, which showcases some of the new video clips that I have available at National Geographic Creative. This particular clip is from Tokyo, […]

17 August

A Nanjing Tale – The Ghosts of WW2 – for The Economist

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video
A Nanjing Tale – The Ghosts of WW2 – for The Economist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5wA5zzD9KcVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: A Nanjing tale (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5wA5zzD9Kc) This short video tells the story of Dai Chengdong and his late father, Dai Anlan, who was killed during the Japanese army’s invasion of Burma during World War 2. Part of The Economist‘s new series, ‘Asia’s Second World War Ghosts’, this collection of […]

13 March

Where Do Your Jeans Come From?

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, on assignment, published work
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 I would share with you here today on the blog. Have you ever wondered where your jeans come from? If you’ve followed my recent work, I hope you might of least thought about […]

14 May

Goodbye to Beijing’s Wonderland

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

It was always an odd sight. For most, Beijing’s Wonderland was glimpsed from a car, or bus, en route to the Great Wall of China. A double-take was all that most remembered, wondering if they had actually just seen what appeared to be a half-finished Disneyland next to farmland on the outskirts of the city. […]