FC Barcelona Photography Awards

I’m delighted to announce that my photograph ‘Arshia Ghorbani, 16, Toxteth, Liverpool’ has won first prize in the inaugural FC Barcelona Photo Awards. The awards were set up to “celebrate the positive intrinsic values common to sport and culture and to communicate the importance and contribution of those values to current society.” Arshia’s story is an example of the power of sport in society…

Sony World Photography Awards, 2017

Delighted to have my first work from a new group project I am leading shortlisted at the Sony World Photography Awards. The project ‘Sixteen’ examines the lives, dreams, ambitions and fears of sixteen year olds from all walks of life all around the UK. I’ve brought together a group of friends and colleagues, all photographers I admire greatly, who in our different ways will make…

Travel Photographer of the Year Awards 2016

Delighted and honoured to win the Portfolio award for ‘Natural World’ in the Travel Photographer of the Year last week. The portfolio of four pictures is taken from my ongoing personal project ‘The Lake’ – you can see a wider selection from the project on the website: craigeaston.com > travel and landscape series > The Lake. What the judges said: “Craig’s images caught the eye…

International Color Awards

Delighted to receive the news this morning that my picture ‘Mr & Mrs McDonald, Scotland’ has been selected at the International Color Awards in Los Angeles. Shot on a 1952 Deardorff in June last year as part of an ongoing series entitled ‘900 Miles’.

Limewood Hotel

Glad to see that Limewood Hotel in the New Forest has won another major award at the Mr & Mrs Smith Awards in London last night. Sumptuous rooms with some (ahem) lovely photographs on the walls. from an ongoing series of large format work on trees…..

International Color Awards

Good News this morning from The International Color Awards in Los Angeles…. Winner ‘Honor of Distinction’ in the Portraits category for my image of ‘Charley’ from the series ‘Rockabilly Nights’ plus ‘Honorable Mentions’ for three further photographs in the Americana and Sports categories. I’ll have to watch myself with all the u’s missing from ‘color’ and ‘honor’ – might turn into an American!  …