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…

The Tay Valley, Scotland

Amidst all the turmoil surrounding the EU referendum here in the UK last week, I was fortunate to spend a few days up in Scotland continuing my series of large format landscapes. This time The Upper Tay Valley in and around Crianlarich…. With 04.30 sunrise and sunset at 22.30, they were long days. Thanks to the good folk at the Crianlarich Hotel who looked…

One from the archive….Polaroid Type 55

Just came across this in the studio from an old polaroid Type 55 neg. (fantastic film and much missed) Shot on a Sinar ‘Norma’ 5×4 believe it not – really a studio camera but I used to take it on the road sometimes….. Scouse wit with roadsigns…..

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…..

In the far, far north and west

More from my ongoing Scotland work, this time in the far north and west highlands and islands. The Summer Isles from Achiltibuie… Drying the peat for winter fuel, Isle of South Uist…An older image – ‘Storm approaching Sandwood Bay’… One of my favourite landscapes in the world – the mountains of Assynt in the North West Highlands… The wonderful ceramicist Lotte Glob in Durness,…

Life’s a Beach

Been working on some large format exhibition prints of new work around the British Coast. Here’s a little taster….. Broughty Ferry near Dundee, The Isle of Man and  St Ives, Cornwall (from the cafe at the Tate)

New artworks for London Offices

Just completed a series of night-time shots of London for the offices of a leading private equity firm. The pictures are all of specific areas of London as briefed by the client and I chose to shoot them all at night – during a very cold snap in January! Beautiful large format Lambda prints mounted on aluminium sheet made by Steve at Genesis Imaging in…

New fine art prints for Lime Wood hotel in the New Forest

A few images of the new collection of prints I’ve made for the gorgeous Lime Wood boutique country house hotel in Lyndhurst. Set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, the hotel asked me to create an portfolio of large format prints of trees and woodland. Just an hour and a half drive out of London if you fancy a weekend away……

New Exhibition Prints

New large scale fine art prints from an ongoing series ‘Looking out to Sea’. Available from printsales@driftwood-design.com

New fine art reproduction prints at Rick Stein’s

In association with Rick Stein’s gift shop in Padstow, we have just created two beautiful new litho prints from the Jill Stein Collection. The prints are on A2 paper and available through Stein’s Gift Shop, Middle Street, Padstow, PL28 8AP tel: 01841 532 221