‘Fragments of the past’ is a new analog photo I made a month ago, of Fishermen’s sheds in Stenbjerg Landingsplads.
Stenbjerg is a fishing village on the former island of Thy in the northwest of Jutland, Denmark. It is noted for its small white fishermen’s huts next to the sandy beach.
The history of Stenbjerg is rather vague but probably goes back to the late 17th century when sand was swept in over the fields making it impossible to till the land. As a result, the peasants began to earn their living from fishing.
The fishermen’s sheds in Stenbjerg Landingsplads were built around 1900 for storing their nets and equipment when they began fishing with motor boats. After commercial fishing was discontinued in 1972, the buildings fell into disrepair. They were restored in 2000 and again in 2012 and are now used by recreational fishermen.
It is a photo in a new series of color analog photos, made in the areas around the towns Agger and Hurup Thy, North Jutland, Denmark.
The series is made with an old Canon FTb SLR camera and a film with a ‘best-before date’ that is long gone…
The new series is part of the new gallery ‘Overcast past‘, a gallery with series of photos made with analog cameras.
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