Day Trippers

The 7th of July this year marks the 60th anniversary of the Woolton Church Summer Fete in Liverpool where a young John Lennon was introduced to an even younger Paul McCartney for the first time. That meeting has gone down in musical folklore leading to one of the most extraordinary writing partnerships that changed the face of modern music. Now, sixty years on, I’m…

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…

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…

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…..

The Independent on Sunday New Review and the modern world

Just a quick update on my Scottish Referendum project – the Independent on Sunday New Review in the UK ran a lovely spread this last weekend….. Also, finally joined the modern world! Please join me on facebook and twitter for news, updates and photography discussion    

The Scottish Referendum Project

On September 18th 2014, the people of Scotland will decide whether they want to break away from the UK and become an independent nation. The Union of England and Scotland has been in effect since 1707 when the two separate countries joined together to form Great Britain. This will be the first time the people of Scotland will vote on full independence from the…

For Sale

A few images from my little series ‘For Sale’ published in the Independent on Sunday Review yesterday. Shops and online shopping is soooo last year! I reckon you could just about get everything you need by the side of the road – even one or two things you didn’t know you needed. Tank anyone?

More Rockabilly Nights

A new year and exciting projects ahead, but I’ll start with the latest from the ongoing Rockabilly Nights series…. Happy New Year to all. Craig