The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Cristina Dans, via Flickr We visited a New York subway station in Monday’s “art of transit.” As you probably guessed by now — the signs are kind of a giveaway — this subway station is in Paris. I thought the photo was very nicely composed. To submit a [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by John Ox, via his Flickr photostream A nice little slice of life in a Garment District subway station in New York City. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to sourcemetro@gmail.com. The photos we’ve featured can be seen [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Sami Halinen, via his Flickr photostream Our “art of transit” series makes its first visit to Finland today, with the above sunset photo taken in Helsinki. Where’s the transit? Look in the background at the bridge, which is being crossed by the Helsinki Metro. Wikipedia, by the way, [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by serpentine miner, via Flickr photostream A well composed and moody shot — those are some angry looking clouds — of the U1 train near Berlin’s Schlesisches Tor station. The photo was taken with an older point-and-shoot, a Pentax Optio S51. The image was composed with a shutter speed [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Gary M. Hymes, via his Flickr photostream Very crisp shot of a nearly empty subway car in Hong Kong. The photo was taken with a Canon IXUS 210 point-and-shoot camera and no flash was used. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Bob Horowitz, via his Flickr photostream The streak in the photo is a Muni train in the Noe Valley of San Francisco. What a great night-time exposure! For those of you who are photographically minded, Bob took the photo with a Pentax K-5 digital SLR with an 80 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by dbessam, via Flickr photostream A nice use of black-and-white photography in this image of the escalators in the Wilshire/Vermont station on the Red/Purple Line subway in L.A. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to sourcemetro@gmail.com. The photos [continue reading]

The art of transit

photos by Steve Hymon One of the great things about being the benevolent dictator of The Source is that I get to choose which photos run each day in our “Art of Transit” posts — and I can even conveniently choose my own photos or other images that are more [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Vratislav Sabouk, via Flickr Wow. Talk about great composition and colors in a photo — this one has it all. It was taken in Prague in January of 2008. The most striking thing about the image is the depth of field — everything is in focus, allowing the [continue reading]