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”

COMING SOON…My new book!

I’m delighted to announce that my new book – ‘Coast People – Life on the north east coast’ has gone to print and will be available soon. ‘Coast People‘ is a photo-book that tells the story of a stretch of British coastline from the area known as South Gare at the mouth of the river Tees,Continue reading “COMING SOON…My new book!”

Paddy’s Hole

A misty first light over South Gare on Teesside this morning…     See more of my work on my website and blogs…. HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement

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

Seacoalers

Coming from coal seams in sea cliffs or underwater deposits centuries old coal is deposited on the beach as the tide drops at Saltburn following strong seas over previous days. Traditionally collected and used for heating, cooking and garden nutrient it is thought that European cultures dating back to the Romans and before used sea-coal. Continue reading “Seacoalers”

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

Coast People – Lindisfarne

In a trip a little further north than the usual ‘Coast People’ area I recently visited the small island of Lindisfarne – or Holy Island as it is also known – it sits off the windswept Northumbrian coastline of northern England and is steeped in history dating back to the sixth century. The island whichContinue reading “Coast People – Lindisfarne”

COAST PEOPLE – Scarborough

A day shooting for ‘Coast People’ down the coast in Scarborough…   Kittiwake Sunday morning routine Piggy back Beach huts Dog walk Motor scooter along the prom Scarborough Castle Camper van couple Cycling along the promenade Three yachts Time alone Boat’s cabin The captain of a boat checks his mooring lines Couple on the seaContinue reading “COAST PEOPLE – Scarborough”