New tools – update

At the start of the year I changed to a completely new camera system. I wrote a post about my reasons for switching over to Sony gear and you can see that post here. In this post I’m going to give a bit of an update after using the Sony A9ii’s during a range ofContinue reading “New tools – update”

The Butterfly Effect

Spent a short time this afternoon shooting over my fence into an area of overgrown land that borders my back garden trying to get a few of the butterflies that are common there at this time of year. They’re certainly tricky to shoot but I was able to get a Tortoiseshell Butterfly, a Peacock ButterflyContinue reading “The Butterfly Effect”

Sam Fender

Sam Fender performs at the Virgin Money Unity Arena on August 13, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England in what is the first performance at a socially distanced music venue. On assignment for Getty Images Entertainment I was sent along to shoot a few from the gig… Images (c) Ian Forsyth / Getty Images See moreContinue reading “Sam Fender”

The Laing

The Laing Art Gallery re-opens to the public on August 10, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. As Coronavirus pandemic lockdown closures are eased galleries begin to re-open around the country as they try and re-start their businesses. The Laing Art Gallery opened in 1901 after funds to build the gallery were provided by AlexanderContinue reading “The Laing”

Behind the Shot : The Drive-In

Sometimes a simple piece of equipment can lend itself to making a different shot from an unusual angle. In this Behind the Shot I’ll be looking at a simple but effective technique I used for this shot from a drive-in movie tour I covered that stopped off at a long-stay car park at Newcastle airport.Continue reading “Behind the Shot : The Drive-In”

Hazel Grove – Self Published

I’ve recently finished putting together another self-published book. This time I’ve brought together a collection of pictures that I’ve shot when I walk my dog in the morning. The area I take her to is an area of woodland that meanders from the back of my house down to the beach. Somedays I am ableContinue reading “Hazel Grove – Self Published”

Hazel Grove Woods

Another wander down through Hazel Grove this morning brought a few half-decent results that I might be able to add to my ever increasing collection of pictures from this wonderful little woodland… You can see more of my pictures from Hazel Grove over on my website here Images (c) Ian Forsyth See more of myContinue reading “Hazel Grove Woods”

First steps

The UK Government announced that pubs, hotels, restaurants and many other areas of the hospitality, entertainment and service sectors could re-open from July 4th providing they follow guidelines on social distancing and sanitising. On assignment for Getty Images I was sent up to Newcastle to look for things to illustrate this key moment in theContinue reading “First steps”