The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by kawabata, via Flickr Another interesting photo taken with an iPhone — this one was processed with the PhoneGrafer app. That’s a bus terminal in Tokyo. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it to [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Eddy Mansoor, via Flickr Here’s a great tilt-shift photo of a bus in Malaysia. It was taken with a Canon EOS 7D and processed with Photoshop. Tilt-shift processing and/or lenses changes the focus, making images appear to be miniaturized. Several iPhone apps allow you to do this with [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by Mr. Photo, via Flickr Another interesting photo taken with an iPhone camera, this time of Grand Central Station in New York. Look closely and you can see the faint outlines of some passerby — an indication that this was likely taken with a long shutter release. And, yes, [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Hunter Kerhart, via Flickr Pretty amazing photo, eh? It almost looks like a painting but it’s not — Hunter processed this photo with the HDR method, otherwise known as high dynamic range. The idea is use processing and/or multiple images to better expose both the lightest and darkest [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Frederic Mancosu, via Flickr As I’ve written several times lately, you don’t need a big fancy camera to take a nice photo. This one, of a train in Switzerland, was taken with an iPhone and obviously got some help with the use of the many great photo apps [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Downtowgal, via submission This is a nice shot. There’s some blur to convey movement — but not too much. The framing gives viewer an idea how large the articulated buses are. And the bright red looks good offset against the washed out sky. The photo was taken near [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Jeremy Brooks, via Flickr Another photo taken with an iPhone, this time on San Francisco’s Muni Rail. It’s obviously not good to see a cracked window — and I don’t know how it happened — but it was used to good photographic effect. To submit a photo for [continue reading]

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