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New Photography Guide
By Jon Harris. The rugged Lofoten Islands on the north-west coast of Norway have long been home to a hardy fishing culture. Tales of these fishermen sleeping under their boats, year round, made my blood freeze even though I was there in summer! They eventually started building these ‘rorbu’ or fishing huts for a bit more comfort. Traditionally painted a deep red and often with a turf roof, this particular hut had seen better days. Yet the shine of the timber walls against the moody backdrop of the incoming weather gave this neglected little hut a certain charm.