Mark Power’s complex, meticulously crafted images, usually made with a large-format camera, have earned him a reputation as one of the forerunners of British photography. Known for his seminal work exploring the far-flung locations esoterically described in the BBC’s iconic Shipping Forecast, Power has adeptly expressed the peculiarities of social culture in places as varied as Britain, Poland and America.

This contact sheet contains photos from ‘The Shipping Forecast’ series, 1993-1996: Tyne. Sunday 25 July 1993. West or southwest 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6. Showers. Good.

Mark Power joined Magnum Photos in 2002.


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