Behind the lens
Digital Camera World|September 2021
Mark Power will be speaking on the Super Stage at The Photography Show & The Video Show in September. He will offer an insight into two projects separated by 16 years: The Shipping Forecast and Good Morning, America (Volume Three).
MARK POWER

MARK POWER

Photographer

www.markpower.co.uk

What have you been working on over the last 18 months?

Although I found it very difficult to produce new work during the pandemic, I made some pictures during long walks through Brighton, where I live, and more recently I’ve started to photograph a wood we frequently visit, but I think I needed time away from a camera. That said, the last 18 months haven’t been wasted: I moved studios (an enormous task), edited, sequenced and published Good Morning, America (Volume Three), edited and sequenced my next book, Terre à l’Amende, and I’m progressing well with a planned, much-expanded reprint of my first book, The Shipping Forecast. Looking back, it feels like I’ve achieved a lot, and I have to say I’ve enjoyed spending much more time at home.

Was The Shipping Forecast the first of your works to explore the landscape of the imagination?

Yes, I believe so. I really had nothing else to work with, since the idea of making a project inspired by a radio broadcast gave me very little to work with that was concrete.

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