The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Category: Sky Above Sea Below

6am Sky This Past Week

photography by David Wright

Spring Fog And Swells

photograph by David Wright Spring fog and swells, North Haven, Maine, 2013

Penobscot Bay From North Haven

photograph by David Wright

Calm Morning

photograph by David Wright

Sky Above, Sea Below

photograph by David Wright Can you maybe talk a bit about how you worked in the editing of the photographs from which you made this final selection, and also about how you set about sequencing – with what sorts of ideas or priorities you had in mind? Did you work at a high volume of […]

Sky Above, Sea Below

photograph by David Wright I think that the way you’ve used the clouds functions almost as a means of disclosing and revealing faint traces of land, and that that has the effect of generating a sense of distance. Some of the images are quite bleak because of it, while others are slightly hopeful but seem […]

Sky Above, Sea Below

photograph by David Wright Despite concretely being seascapes, there’s a powerful strain of kind of figurative abstraction in the use of the sky, particular as the lines and weight of the clouds are offset or underpinned by the movement of the sea. This idea is, I think, reinforced by the sequencing of the images that […]

Sky Above, Sea Below

photograph by David Wright The types of weather in which you’ve chosen to photograph make visibility and clarity very difficult, which in a sense I think lends an air of mystery to the photographs. What was your interest in the idea of visibility in making these pictures? My captain jokes that if someone said, “You’re […]

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