Craig Easton focuses on issues around social policy, identity and culture. Born in Edinburgh, he began his career at the Independent newspaper in London in 1990 and went on to work for international magazines and books travelling far and wide. In recent years, his focus has moved towards longer, more in-depth, research-based projects using photography alongside audio and written word in an attempt to explore pressing issues in contemporary society. Mixing portraiture and landscape with reportage approaches to storytelling, Craig's work aims to weave a narrative between contemporary experience and history.He has won numerous awards including the 2021 Sony Photographer of the Year. In 2022, he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society. n September 2023, Craig was be announced as winner of the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture.