Storm Clouds over Saltburn

Living on the coast offers much. One of the main attractions for me is the weather. It can go from bright and sunny one minute to dark, brooding storm clouds the next. Today was one such day. The south westerly winds blew at pace across the sky bringing with it thunder clouds and intermittent heavyContinue reading “Storm Clouds over Saltburn”

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”

Comet Neowise

Comet Neowise streaks across the night sky above Saltburn pier on July 13, 2020 in Saltburn By The Sea, England. Comet Neowise, officially called C/2020 F3, first appeared towards the end of March. It brightened as it reached its closest approach to the Sun, inside the orbit of Mercury late last week. Comet Neowise isContinue reading “Comet Neowise”

Saltburn Hill Climb

Hundreds of spectators came to watch the annual historic hill climb on September 13, 2015 in Saltburn, England. The event is organised by Middlesbrough and District Motor Club and brings together the owners of numerous classic cars and motorcycles dating from the early 1900’s up to 1975 who take part in a non-competitive motor gatheringContinue reading “Saltburn Hill Climb”

Waterside

A few coming through today at Saltburn was a good reason to spend the day surfing and then getting back in to shoot a few waterside…   All the shots in this set were taken using a Fujifilm_X_Pro 1 camera with an 18mm f2 lens inside a Dicapac WP_S3 waterproof case. #Eastbound See more of my workContinue reading “Waterside”

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”

Dawny walk

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of walking over an empty beach on a fresh east coast morning as you head for that dawny…     See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement