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”

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”

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”

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”

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.

Under marble shields

Today marks the anniversary of the start of one of the most bloody battles of World War One. The Battle of the Somme. The battle took place between the 1st of July and the 18 November in 1916 and which by the end of the battle the British Army had suffered 420,000 casualties including nearlyContinue reading “Under marble shields”

Tour de Yorkshire 2016

As the Tour de Yorkshire entered the third and final stage on Sunday with the 193km leg from Middlesbrough to Scarborough I was starting out in Great Ayton to shoot some pictures in the village ahead of the riders coming through later in the day. Returning for a second year the hugely popular cycling raceContinue reading “Tour de Yorkshire 2016”