Major Win in RAF Photographic Competition for Halton Photographer
SAC Nicholas Egan from the Air Combat Service Support Unit (ACSSU) Photographic Operations, based at RAF Halton has won awards in the RAF Photographer of the Year competition. He won Photographer of the Year with his images and his portfolio reads:
1st Place with ‘The One Hundred Club’, ‘Mojave Mayhem’, ‘The Starry Night’ and ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’.Second place went to Sgt Neil Bryden, also from Halton.
Cpl Egan then went on to win RAF Image of the Year: 1st Place – ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’, 2nd Place – ‘Mojave Mayhem’, and finally, RAF Operational/Exercises Image: 1st Place – ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’ and 2nd Place – ‘Mojave Mayhem’ 2.
He arrived at RAF Halton in February 2017, posted into ACSSU where they maintain the RAF’s High Readiness Media Operations team, as well as covering high profile tasks within the UK and across the Globe.
Nicholas said: “When people ask me what it’s like being a photographer in the RAF I reply I have the best job in the world. I work in a trade teeming with talent, and have made great friends across the military community. I often find myself taking a moment to appreciate how fortunate I really am. We work alongside some incredible people in the military, in some amazing environments, and I get to do this whilst doing something I am truly passionate about. Winning the awards has been a massive highlight of my career.”