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Picture of old boatshed against snow covered mountains in Northern Norway

March 6th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 1st 2008. Click image for larger view.
In this picture you can see the family boatshed with some snow covered mountains as background.
You can tell from the battered look that the boatshed have endured countless of harsh storms. It’s tilting a bit to left because of some extreme storms a few years ago that moved the boatshed a good 40 cm (16 inch) from the foundation. I hope it wont fall down over my boat 😉
The tallest mountain in the background is called Ã…-tinden and is about 1000 meters above sea level.

Check out this photo of a decayed boathouse that is about to fall down.

Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital SLR camera
Exposure: 0.008 sec (1/125)
Aperture: f/5
Focal Length: 150 mm
ISO Speed: 100
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 40-150mm F3.5-4.5
Polarizer filter used
Location: Laupstad (Andørja), Troms in Northern Norway

Tags: Boatsheds · Countryside · Landscape · Mountain · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Scenery · Sky · Snow · Winter

10 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Dorothy // Mar 6, 2008 at 4:38 am

    I love your photos and information. My father came from Ibestad in 1926 and he’s 90 now. I show him your updated photos all of the time because it’s the closest he can get to his motherland.
    Thanks for the beautiful shots!

  • 2 Susie // Mar 6, 2008 at 3:25 pm

    This one gives me the “burries”, I love the red boat house contrasting the white snow – very beautiful.

  • 3 Claire // Mar 6, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    Is that a big branch holding the door closed? 🙂

    I love this shot, now go and climb that mountain for me.

  • 4 Oscar // Mar 6, 2008 at 10:24 pm

    Can you book me a room in this beautiful establishment? 😉
    Another great picture!

  • 5 steve // Mar 7, 2008 at 4:13 am

    Love the rich red color of the boatshed – very cool!

  • 6 Nikola // Mar 7, 2008 at 4:28 pm

    Hey! Beautiful photo! Have you studyed photography?
    Because I recently opened a photoblog about street’s arts! But I never studyed about photograpfy! I need advices! Can you help me? 🙂

  • 7 Margaret // Mar 8, 2008 at 3:09 pm

    The color contrasts and textures in this photo are EXCELLENT! Good shot, Thomas!


  • 8 Rachel // Mar 8, 2008 at 3:52 pm

    Just visiting from Claire’s link to your site…This photo is heart-stoppinly beautiful! It makes me wish I were there (and I’m in beautiful Florida, USA right now, so it would take a lot to make me consider visiting the frigid north)!

  • 9 Jake // Mar 8, 2008 at 4:18 pm

    That’s a beautiful picture 🙂

  • 10 Sylvia G // Mar 8, 2008 at 7:14 pm

    Another beauty Jungl, I love the color of the shed.
    It looks like there a few branches pinned against it on the left side….It’s not going down is it?