Here you can see a typical village in northern Norway placed very close to the sea.
From old times the living house was painted white and barn (and boathouse) in red. This was because red paint was cheap and white was more exclusive.
Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital single-lens reflex camera
Exposure: 0.005 sec (1/200)
Focal Length: 40 mm
ISO Speed: 100
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 40-150mm F3.5-4.5
Location: Laupstad, Andørja (Ibestad) in northern Norway