Sankta Lucia

The traditional Swedish festival of Sankta Lucia took place tonight at York Minster. The festival is a traditional festival of light that celebrates the bringer of light during the long darkness of winter. The service features a candlelit procession and carols in celebration of St Lucy, a young Sicilian girl who was said to haveContinue reading “Sankta Lucia”

Nowt to worry about

A bit of snow came to parts of North Yorkshire near Castleton overnight…but nowt to worry about.     See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link… HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth No  usage without arrangement      

The Druid’s Circle

I spent much of Sunday afternoon and night and then through into Monday morning at the Castlerigg Stone Circle in Cumbria to photograph the Winter Solstice celebrations. Unfortunately however the weather conspired against those who may have visited and strong winds and driving rain was pretty much the order of the day. However a few hardyContinue reading “The Druid’s Circle”

Out and about in Swaledale

I was out and about in Swaledale in Yorkshire for most of this morning shooting a few pictures for the papers and their websites. Lovely part of the world over there and was a great drive up in the hills as I headed over to the A66 on the Cumbrian border. See the links atContinue reading “Out and about in Swaledale”

Middleham Gallops

Spent the morning shooting pictures down at Middleham Gallops today as the jockeys rode out with the racehorses from the various racing stables based around the area as the winter weather started to take hold in this part of Yorkshire…   See more of my work on my blogs and websites via the link…. HERE ImagesContinue reading “Middleham Gallops”

Coast People – The Painter

Artist Piers Browne stands on the beach painting in Saltburn, Cleveland. Follow the link here to see more of his work.   See more of my photographs on my website and blogs…… HERE Pictures copyright Ian Forsyth

Life at Bleathgill

Stuart Buckle is a farmer in Cumbria. Stuart along with his father and the rest of the family own and run Bleathgill Farm which is situated a couple of miles off the A66 at one of the highest points on the fell. The recent heavy snow which is said to be the worst March thatContinue reading “Life at Bleathgill”

Northeast winter sessions

Freezing temperatures. Snow. Ice cold winds. Hail storms. Cold water. Welcome to Northeast winter sessions…   (Click on the first photograph to view larger then use your arrow keys to see them all…)

Freezing Fog

The South Gare on Teesside was covered by freezing fog earlier this morning… (Click on the first image to view larger then use your arrow keys to navigate through the rest…)