The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Fred Camino, via Instagram Great iPhone photo of the Brooklyn Bridge taken from the pedestrian walkway that sits above traffic. Fred recently moved to Brooklyn from L.A., where he spent the past couple of years writing for The Source. I’ll have the first of Fred’s last two posts [continue reading]

The art of transit

Drawing from The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete, July 15, 1620—May 6, 1621, Chiefly from Original Sources (compiled by Azel Ames, published 1907) In keeping with the holiday tomorrow, a nod to getting around the Pilgrim way. BTW, the book this drawing was taken from can be downloaded for free [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by MorBCN, via Flickr Nice HDR photo — the above is actually three images blended together — taken in Barcelona in 2009. 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 @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit [continue reading]

The art of transit

  photo by @Spider_Dude, via Twitter Nicely processed photo taken in downtown Los Angeles, which certainly has a way of looking very…un-modern. 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 @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit hashtag. [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Alan Weeks, via Metro Transportation Library and Archive’s Flickr page Great shot of the old Glendale Line streetcar crossing the Los Angeles River in April, 1952. As many locals know, the bridge abutments are still there but the span is gone. The photo was taken from the Hyperion [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by hustleupshannon, via Instagram Nice shoes and nice light in this Instagram photo taken with an iPhone on what appears to be a Gold Line train platform. 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 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by @Spider_Dude, via Twitter The Blue Line as seen from the Wilmington/Imperial Green Line station in Willowbrook. Very cool photo — great colors! 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 @metrolosangeles with an [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Jeff Goodhart, via submission Nicely composed photo taken in the train station in Florence, Italy. The photo was taken with a Nikon D90, with a Nikkor 35mm 1.8 lens, a 1/80th second shutter speed and aperture of f/1.8. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Trey Ratcliff, via Flickr creative commons A stunning HDR photo of Grand Central Station on a rainy night in New York in 2009. The photo is a blending of several images taken with different exposures — aka the “high dynamic range” method. The images were captures with a [continue reading]