The Art of Transit

The art of transit

And now for something completely different… Video by Graeme Taylor, via Straylight I really appreciate the effect achieved by Mr. Taylor for its ability to slow down the chaotic blur that the world often seems to be from the seat of a train.  I’ll let him explain how he achieved [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Amaury Henderick, via Flickr Good capture of motion in the Paris Metro. 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 in these galleries on Flickr.

The art of transit

photo by Steven Honeyman, via Flickr In keeping with yesterda’s ski theme-related photo, here’s a great photo of Gonergrat Bahn cog railroad that literally climbs the ski slopes above Zermatt, Switzerland, with spendid views of the Matterhorn along the way. The Gonergrat runs between Zermatt and a ridge offering views [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Christopher J. May, via Flickr Ski season is now in full swing across much of the western U.S., so this great photo has some seasonal appeal. Christopher took the photo of the local “Ski Train” in a blizzard in Denver in March of ’09. The train connects Denver [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Julia Nikitina, via Flickr This image was taken in Moscow last spring and perfectly captures the mood of a rainy day, has great depth of field and smartly employs the use of color — the purple umbrella supplies a small splash of color twice. Plus, the all-around composition [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Jeremy Atherton, via Flickr Nice shot of the entrance to a subway station in Chicago with good use of reflection. The train actually comes to the surface just north of this station and then runs as an elevated line all the way to the suburb of Evanston. To [continue reading]

The art of transit

photos by Rodolphe Sebbah, via Flickr These are just two of the wonderful photos of people captured by Rodolphe on the subway in Paris. Here’s a link to the entire set, which I encourage you to scroll through. People watching on mass transit is good in most cities, but this [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by overseastom, via Flickr The photographer reports the acoustics were pretty good for this guy playing the blues in the Red Line subway at Hollywood & Vine. 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

photo by savemebejus, via Flickr Here’s a nice pic taken near the end of the Great Los Angeles Walk on Saturday. More than 100 people walked 15.8 miles from Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica, via Wilshire Boulevard, where this photo was captured. Here’s more about the [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Trey Ratcliff, via Flickr A striking image of the train station in Milan, Italy, done by the HDR method — high dynamic range imaging. More about that here by the photographer. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email [continue reading]