Sean Gallagher is a British photographer. Born in Scotland in 1979, he has lived and worked in Japan, Brazil, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates, and is currently based in the UK. Originally trained as a zoologist, he changed direction after his 2003 photo project on the Easter Processions in Sicily was selected for the Ian Parry Scholarship for Young Photojournalists and exhibited at the Tom Blau Gallery in London. His recent work has focused on social and environmental issues in Asia, with specific emphasis on China. His website can be found at: www.gallagher-photo.com.