Photo: Old farm house in winter, Vestvågøy, Lofoten Islands, Norway. February 18, 2015. 09:12
This is one of those scenes which I’ve driven by dozens of times and always thought I need to stop and take a photo sometime, yet up to this point, never have. Though there was always something more to this image than exists here. And so finally on this trip, the image I wanted became available.
In early February 2015, hurricane Ole passed over Lofoten, bringing winds over 100mph and bringing widespread destruction, including collapsed buildings and missing roofs. Until Ole visited Lofoten, there was an ugly power line running through the field behind the house. Well, Ole took care of that.
The first time I drove by after Ole I immediately noticed the power line was down, and wondered how long I might have until it was put back up. But it took more than a week for the right conditions to present themselves for me to do justice to this old house. I would have liked a bit more snow, but overall, I think the image came out quite nice.
Nikon 24mm f/3.5 tilt-shift
2 images – top/bottom
6 stop B+W ND filter