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”

Tara’s Shoot

I was asked recently by a friend of mine the very talented sax player, musician and producer John McGough to take a series of photographs for promotional use of a talented singer from around these ‘ere parts that he is promoting called Tara Ovington. So with a view to trying to get some photographs of TaraContinue reading “Tara’s Shoot”

Whitby Morning

Out and about in Whitby, North Yorkshire this morning to make use of some wonderful light… TECH STUFF: All pictures in this set were taken on a pair of Leica M9 cameras fitted with 50mm f2 Summicron and 35mm F2 Summicron lenses. The 50mm lens was fitted with a 3-stop ND filter to allow forContinue reading “Whitby Morning”

Year of the Rooster

Thousands of visitors came to Chinatown in Newcastle Upon Tyne to watch and take part in the Chinese New Year celebrations to mark The Year of the Rooster. Chinese New Year is China’s most important traditional festival and brings families and communities together for a week long public holiday. TECH STUFF: All pictures in thisContinue reading “Year of the Rooster”

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”

The Krampus comes to Whitby

Participants dressed as the folklore figure, Krampus, posed for pictures ahead of a charity event in Whitby, North Yorkshire earlier today. The event is the only one of its kind held in the United Kingdom and helps to raise money for local charity, Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary The Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure from Austro-Bavarian Alpine folkloreContinue reading “The Krampus comes to Whitby”

Forward Assist Photo & Writing Project

I was approached recently by Tees Valley Arts to see if I would like to work with a veterans group called Forward Assist as part of a writer/photographer collaboration project which would offer an opportunity to meet and document the experiences of a number of older people and veterans who are currently living at the Helen McArdle care home inContinue reading “Forward Assist Photo & Writing Project”

Hinderwell Show – 2016

The Hinderwell show in north-east Yorkshire has been held since 1868 providing family entertainment and fun with opportunities for people to show their skills and animals. This year was the 147th show…here’s a few pictures from the day: See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth All rights reserved. No usageContinue reading “Hinderwell Show – 2016”

Saltburn Steampunk

A few from the Saltburn Victorian Steampunk event earlier today… See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth All rights reserved. No usage without arrangement.