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Living close to the ocean in northern Norway

April 4th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Living close to the ocean
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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)
Aperture: f/5
Focal Length: 40 mm
ISO Speed: 100
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 40-150mm F3.5-4.5
Location: Laupstad, Andørja (Ibestad) in northern Norway

Tags: Coast · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Spring · Waves

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 LUIZ // Apr 4, 2007 at 11:15 pm

    When you are showing picutures like this we can have a good idea about the life in Norway,mainly all long the coast…Sometimes it’s very difficult hear some news about your country and you pictures talk with us telling about the ordinary life in your beautififul land…

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  • 3 Frank in Idaho Falls // Oct 4, 2007 at 6:52 pm

    Such a cool photo! Very much enjoyed the photo site, similar to mine except here in Idaho Falls, ID, USA. We live in very similar landscapes, except we don’t have the ocean…

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