A practising professional photographer, in addition to his landscape work he shoots editorially (mainly for Better Photography, Australian Surfing World and ChillFactor magazines), and works selectively in advertising and family portraiture, two diverse ends of the professional sphere.
Peter’s work is published internationally in photographic magazines (USA, UK, Japan, Germany, Greece, New Zealand and Australia). He is also the author of the Lonely Planet’s Guide to Landscape Photography.
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 and Better Photoshop Techniques magazines.
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 AIPP Australian
Landscape Photographer of the Year in 1995, 1996 and 1998, Australian Illustrative Photographer of the Year in 2004, and NSW Professional Photographer of the Year in 1995, 1996 and 2004. Internationally he also won the Grand Award for the Commercial Category at the 2005 WPPI Exhibition in Las Vegas, First Place in the Natural World category of the UK SWPP & BPPA 2006 competition, First Place in the Fine Art category and 2nd overall in the 2007 international WPPI Print Competition held in Las Vegas, USA; and the 2007 Overseas Photographer of the Year in New Zealand.
Peter speaks nationally and internationally on topics including landscape photography, Photoshop techniques, publishing and the business of professional photography.