Behind the shot – The Elephant Crossing

In February 2016 I was on a trip to Kenya. It was a personal trip rather than a work trip but being a photographer…well you know how it is! We were on a safari drive making our way through the Masai Mara National Reserve. The reserve is an area of spectacular savannah wilderness in southwesternContinue reading “Behind the shot – The Elephant Crossing”

2016 – My Year in Pictures

So for my ‘Year in Pictures’ round-up this year I’ve chosen a picture from some of the jobs or events that I’ve covered… I hope you enjoy and thanks for looking at my work.    See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth / Getty Images All rights reserved. NoContinue reading “2016 – My Year in Pictures”

In or Out?

The European Referendum came to Newcastle upon Tyne today as both the Vote Leave and the Stronger In campaigns came to town. Firstly Boris Johnson delivered a speech to vote leave activists which, other than three or four people who heckled from the back otherwise went down well to a crowded room in the Centre forContinue reading “In or Out?”

Labour North Conference

Members and supporters of the Labour Party attended their regional conference at the International Centre for Life in Newcastle today. Following an introduction to the stage by Newcastle North MP Chi Onwurah, party leader Jeremy Corbyn addressed the conference reiterating that the north maintains strong Labour support and is an area with many proud traditions.Continue reading “Labour North Conference”

Hunting through long grasses

From the crazy and chaotic traffic in Kenya’s capital Nairobi where the biggest vehicle and loudest horn rules the day to the red ochre dust covered roadsides with their brightly coloured shops and businesses scattered for miles along the endless routes to the vast expanse of the game reserves… …to the poverty and people lyingContinue reading “Hunting through long grasses”