Shipping Forecast


Thirty years ago, Mark Power embarked on a journey to photograph the thirty-one sea areas around the coasts of the British Isles to create a visual representation of the shipping forecast. For nearly 100 years, the forecast has been broadcast four times a day by BBC radio and has seeped into the British public consciousness—it is a constant in an ever-changing world. Power’s book, The Shipping Forecast was originally published in 1996 and this newly edited, revised and much-expanded edition includes over 100 previously unpublished photographs.


Shipping Forecast
Mark Power
Text by Mark Power and David Chandler
Hardback; Signed edition; Special edition; Special Portfolio edition available
250 x 310, 240 pages, 163 duotone images

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