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Gary Eason
Essex, UK
Journalist, photographer and digital artist.
Interests: aviation, landscape photography,
Recent Activity
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Three more recent commissions of mine have now been published in full colour and are available as prints. Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at Aerial Combat
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On a moonlit night in July 1944, an RAF Westland Lysander comes in low over a field of lavender to land on a makeshift grass airstrip... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at Aerial Combat
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My latest picture features a dusty, desert-coloured Spitfire IXc - and a yellow herring. Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Aerial Combat
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The new paint scheme for the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire TE311 features a Polish boxing bulldog nose art: one of several similar emblems. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Aerial Combat
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The story was not one I knew about when I started making the picture, which is the opposite of how things normally go. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Lancaster, PA474, will have not one but two new paint schemes following its winter service. Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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Colchester, 7 September 2016 It was a day of huge engagements involving hundreds of aircraft, but time and again it broke down into deadly individual aerial combat encounters. During the Battle of Britain, RAF Fighter Command's ideal was to knock down the German bombers before they got anywhere near their... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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Two Short Stirlings ran into flak mine laying off Brittany in 1944: this one came back. Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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My day out on the East Coast Race in the one-off gaffer, Crow. Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at Random Seens
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When was the last time an RAF aircraft was shot down by an enemy in an air-to-air engagement? Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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I usually learn something while making a picture, to a greater or lesser extent. Greater, in the case of my most recently finished RAF Halifax depiction. Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2016 at Aerial Combat
No. I understand this one was later sold to the Chilean Air Force and crashed there.
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My latest Flight Artworks picture deals with the fraught subject for Battle of Britain pilots of being shot down in the English Channel. Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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New picture portrays the astonishing moment an RAF pilot flew his Hawker Hunter jet through the central span of Tower Bridge in London. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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If things have seemed serenely quiet lately, rest assured I have been paddling furiously below the waterline. Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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"I had been recovering to Binbrook and coasting in over Spurn Point ... when there was a bright flash and a loud bang." Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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I am told I am deluding myself when I imagine there was a golden age during which I just made pictures and somehow all the household stuff and admin either did not exist or somehow took care of itself. Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at Aerial Combat
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We all know that famous Dambusters scene, right? 617 Squadron practising ... on a lake in flat countryside in Essex. Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at Aerial Combat
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Revisiting former photographic locations doesn't always pay off - then again, sometimes it does. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2015 at Random Seens
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The new RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Guide plops on to my doormat containing one of my pictures: silver Spitfire PS852. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2015 at Aerial Combat
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If you have never flown in a tail dragger, let alone an open cockpit one, try a Tiger Moth. You will love it. Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2015 at Aerial Combat
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It's what I call duvet weather. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2015 at Random Seens
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You know you can buy aviation prints from Flight Artworks online at www.flightartworks.com but I also welcome licensing enquiries from publishers and others. Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2015 at Random Seens
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I am delighted to present my first book featuring a collection of my Flight Artworks aviation pictures, plus commentary. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Random Seens
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Photographers find chasing down copyright infringements is a useful source of additional income and is easier than ever. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Random Seens