Moonrise over central China viewed from 36,000 feet. Not a bad way to start my 4 weeks of travel for @pulitzercenter….
Welcome to Tumblr, Sean. Look forward to following your trip - and not just because we’re funding it, but also because we think your photography is all kinds of stunning.
A severe sandstorm in central Ningxia province shrouds the land in a surreal yellow, almost orange, light. (From: Desertification in China)
Sandships on Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. The ships are used to transport sand, dredged from the bottom of the lake. (From: China’s Disappearing Wetlands)
Mix Nightclub, Yanji. A young man smokes a cigarette between beers. “[Meth] usage is common,” one reveler at a nightspot called Chaos told Newsweek, cautioning “If you’re caught with more than 50 grams of ice they’ll kill you.” (From: Crystal Meth: North Korea’s Addicting Export)
A suspension bridge in Ningxia province is engulfed by a sand storm. (From: Desertification in China)
Sean Gallagher (@gallagher_photo) is a four(!) time grantee with the Pulitzer Center. Next project is all on deforestation in China. No reason to think there’s anything other than excellence to come.