Peter Eastway FAIPP HonFAIPP HonFNZIPP APPL GMPhotogII MNZIPP
Peter Eastway is an Australian photographer known internationally for his landscape photography and creative use of post-production. A practising professional, he shoots editorially (mainly for Better Photography magazine) and works selectively in advertising and portraiture.
Peter has been involved in photographic magazine publishing for over 40 years, establishing his own title, Australia's Better Photography Magazine, in 1995. As a result, Peter and his websites are a wealth of information on how to capture, edit and print, offering tutorials, videos and inspiration for amateur and professional photographers.
Peter’s work has been published and exhibited internationally. He was the author of the Lonely Planet’s Guide to Landscape Photography. His photography has featured on the cover of the Lonely Planet’s guide to Australia, in articles in the Qantas inflight magazine, and in an international Apple television commercial. He has worked closely with Canon, Adobe and Phase One.
He was one of the featured photographers in the Tales By Light television series aired on the National Geographic Channel in Australia and produced in partnership with Canon Australia. It can currently be viewed on Netflix.
Peter Eastway is a Grand Master of Photography, a Fellow and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, and an Honorary Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography. He won the 1996 and 1998 AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year Award. He is a WPPI Master of Photography.
He won the 2009 Kodak Award of Distinction at the international WPPI Print Competition held in Las Vegas, USA; the AIPP NSW Professional Photographer of the Year 2019 and the AIPP Australian Professional Nature Photographer of the Year 2019.
Peter’s early landscapes were primarily black and white, carefully printed and toned, but with the advent of digital photography, he has taken a leading role internationally, creating a New Tradition (the title of his book) of high quality imagery, and speaks about ‘invisible Photoshop’.
He is an ambassador for a number of international photography brands, including Canson, Eizo, Epson, Momento Pro, Phase One, SanDisk, The Edge Photo Imaging, Wacom and Zenfolio.
Peter speaks internationally on topics including landscape photography, Photoshop techniques, publishing and the business of professional photography.
Peter is in his sixties, rides a short surfboard, believes two skis are better than one, and in case you're buying him lunch, he is vegetarian.
Peter Eastway Major Awards Summary
2019 AIPP Australian Nature Photographer of the Year
2019 AIPP NSW Professional Photographer of the Year
2019 AIPP NSW Nature Photographer of the Year
2018 AIPP Australian Photo Book Award
2013 NSW Landscape Photographer of the Year
2010 NSW Professional Photographer of the Year
2010 NSW Landscape Photographer of the Year
2010 NSW Commercial Photographer of the Year
2009 Kodak Award of Distinction, WPPI
2009 1st, 2nd, 3rd Landscape Category, WPPI, Commercial Category
2008 Grand Award, WPPI, Commercial Category
2007 New Zealand Overseas Photographer of the Year
2006 AIPP Grand Master of Photography
2005 Grand Award, WPPI, Commercial Category
2004 AIPP Australian Illustrative Photographer of the Year
2004 NSW Professional Photographer of the Year
1998 AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year
1998 AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year
1996 AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year
1996 AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year
1996 NSW Professional Photographers of the Year
1995 AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year
1995 NSW Professional Photographer of the Year
1995 Master of Photography
1986 Kodak Achievement Award
1986 Associateship of the AIPP