published work Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
20 August

New Images on National Geographic – Cambodia

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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 […]

15 October

Environmental Photographer of the Year – Changing Environments Prize

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
Environmental Photographer of the Year – Changing Environments Prize

I’m very happy to share the news that one of my images recently received the Environmental Photographer of the Year Changing Environments Prize from CIWEM. Taken in Tuvalu, it depicts the effects of coastal erosion, in the south west Pacific. It’s a problem that is being exacerbated by sea level rise and is from a […]

27 May

Guardian Feature – Tuvalu’s Sinking Islands

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Guardian Feature – Tuvalu’s Sinking Islands

“One day we’ll disappear: Tuvalu’s sinking islands – Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams” I was pleased to work with the Guardian Newspaper on this piece about the environmental challenges Tuvalu is facing. The article coincided with the visit […]

20 May

CNN Feature – Climate Change & Rising Seas in Tuvalu

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CNN Feature – Climate Change & Rising Seas in Tuvalu

I’m very pleased to share with you all this CNN feature about my recent work in Tuvalu. If you’ve been following my work on either Facebook or Instagram, you will be well aware that I was in the south Pacific recently documenting how the country is being affected by climate change and other environmental challenges. […]

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

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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 […]

12 April

Interview with Photo District News – Pulitzer Center

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Interview with Photo District News – Pulitzer Center

I was recently interviewed by PDN (Photo District News) about my collaborations with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting with whom I have worked closely with on many of my environmental stories over the past decade. The article discusses how potential applicants can best tailor their applications to increase their chances of receiving grants from […]

14 June

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, News
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

17th June marks the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. This is a topic I have spent much time covering during my career, most notably in my two projects ‘Desertification in China‘ and ‘The Broken Land: Drought in India” which was a short film and photo-essay. As outlined by the UN‘s website: “Desertification is […]

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 […]

21 April

The environment photographers you should be following on Instagram – The Guardian

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The environment photographers you should be following on Instagram – The Guardian

Instagram has become an integral part of how I share my work and engage with those who are interested in the issues that I cover. I first began using the platform in 2012 and it has become a key medium for me to share new and old work, keeping my audience updated with where I […]