Blyth Tall Ships Regatta

The bustling port town in South East Northumberland played host to the four-day long prestigious Tall Ships Regatta. Up to 30 of the largest and most spectacular ships in the world, some up to 100 metres long and decades old attended the event from Norway, Portugal, Belgium, Poland, the Netherlands and the UK before theyContinue reading “Blyth Tall Ships Regatta”

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”

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”

Scarborough dawn

Down in Scarborough in North Yorkshire for first light this morning to finish off a commercial job I’ve been working on for the last couple of weeks and took the opportunity to grab a couple of shots for myself around the harbour while I was there…     See more of my pictures on myContinue reading “Scarborough dawn”

Deadication

The Whitby Goth weekend began in 1994 and usually happens twice each year. Hundreds of extravagantly dressed people who enjoy Steampunk, Cybergoth, Militaria, Romanticism or Victoriana visit the North Yorkshire seaside town over the weekend to take part in a celebration of Goth culture. Below are a selection of some of the pictures I shotContinue reading “Deadication”