Peter Eastway is an Australian photographer who is best known internationally for his landscape work.
A practising professional photographer, in addition to his landscape work he shoots editorially (mainly for Better Photography, Better Photoshop Techniques, Australian Surfing World and ChillFactor magazines), and works selectively in advertising and family portraiture, two diverse ends of the professional sphere.
Peter also is the publisher and editor of Australia’s Better Photography Magazine and The Working Pro Newsletter. He has been involved in photographic magazine publishing for over 30 years with a number of Australia’s magazines until he and his wife Kathie began their own title in 1995. Better Photography is currently Australia’s leading photographic magazine.
In addition, Peter publishes Which Camera magazine and is co-publisher of Better Digital Camera and Better Photoshop Techniques magazines.
Peter’s work has been published internationally in photographic magazines (USA, UK, Japan, Germany, Greece, New Zealand and Australia). He was also the author of the Lonely Planet’s Guide to Landscape Photography.
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.
More recently he won the 2009 Kodak Award of Distinction at international WPPI Print Competition held in Las Vegas, USA; and the AIPP NSW Professional Photographer of the Year 2010.
Peter’s early landscapes were primarily black and white, carefully printed and toned, but with the advent of digital photography, he is taking a leading role internationally, creating a New Tradition of high quality landscape imagery.
Peter speaks nationally and internationally on topics including landscape photography, Photoshop techniques, publishing and the business of professional photography.
Peter is 53 years of age, still rides a short surfboard, believes two skis are better than one, and in case you’re buying him lunch, he is vegetarian.