The Fleet

The inshore fishing fleet at Redcar originated in the early 14th Century with crab, lobster and fishing bringing in much needed income to local fishermen. However as the fishing industry has steadily declined over recent years so to the fleet has reduced in size so that today only a small number of boats put toContinue reading “The Fleet”

Coast People – Life on the north east coast

As many of you will know I have been planning to produce a book about a project that I have been working on for a number of years called ‘Coast People’. Initially things with the publishers were going well and the layouts and text were all sorted and it was starting to take shape. HoweverContinue reading “Coast People – Life on the north east coast”

Duncombe Park Country Fair

Took a trip along to the Duncombe Park Country Fair in Helmsley today for a few hours. Set in the grounds of one of Yorkshire’s most historic houses and estates this annual one-day event which was formed in 1982 celebrates all aspects of the countryside and is billed as the original country fair of Yorkshire. OnContinue reading “Duncombe Park Country Fair”

The Fleet

Some of Scarborough fishing fleet moored up in the harbour at Scarborough…   See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link… HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement

The Year in Focus – 2014

So once again we’re heading towards that end of year time when many photographers roll out their ‘Year in Pictures‘ features showing some of their work from over the year. So it seems fitting that I post up some pictures from the range of work that I’ve shot this year. Some of it was shotContinue reading “The Year in Focus – 2014”

Jim Maidens Memorial Fishing Competition

The annual Jim Maidens memorial beach fishing competition took place on Sunday evening in Saltburn by the Sea in Cleveland. The competition is held each year to mark the death of the Saltburn plumber and keen fisherman Jim Maidens, who died in 1998 when he was killed after being swept overboard from his boat ‘Corina’Continue reading “Jim Maidens Memorial Fishing Competition”

Beadnell Bay

Beadnell Bay harbour in Northumberland…         You can see more of my work over on my website and blogs via THIS link. All images remain copyright Ian Forsyth

Putting to sea

Fishermen in Saltburn take advantage of a flat spell and head out as the sun rises to go fishing in the North sea… The picture ran in the Times   See more of my work here Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth/London News Pictures

Whitby harbour fog

As Whitby in North Yorkshire was shrouded in fog this morning I headed there to shoot a few pictures as some of the fishermen headed out to check their pots or otherwise got prepared for putting out to sea…   Whitby harbour in the fog ‘Copious‘ and ‘Progress‘ moored in Whitby harbour The ‘Jay-C‘ outContinue reading “Whitby harbour fog”

Melting pot for the imagination

If you happened to drive through the east Cleveland town of Redcar and then continued through what’s left of the small village of Warrenby – where before they were demolished all the streets happened to be named after marsh birds – and continue on past the collection of small business premises and car garages thatContinue reading “Melting pot for the imagination”