The Art of Transit

The art of transit

Photo by Javi_Verified, via Instagram Good iPhone photo of the Green Line. 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. Many of the photos we’ve featured can be seen in [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by msblueskyhk, via Flickr Wow. Another nice iPhone photo taken with the Hipstamatic app using the John S lens, AO film and no flash. I wish I saw more photos like these from Metro riders. Maybe no one here has iPhones. Oh, where was this photo shot? Take a [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Laura Meredith, via submission Laura has been traveling around the UK and emailed this photo of Paddington Station in London. Nice pic, station looks ancient. 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 method606, via Flickr A water taxi on the Chicago River, taken with an iPhone. If you want to try for a similar toy effect, many apps now have “tilt-shift” or “miniaturize” functions. The two I like best are on Camera+ and Instagram. To submit a photo for the [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by mlanda7419, via Flickr That’s the 210 freeway in Pasadena and the Lake Avenue Gold Line station. The photo — with very cool mix of black and white and color — was taken with a Nikon D300 with a 10 second shutter speed, an aperture of f/13 and ISO [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Steve Hymon/Metro I shot of the Union Station platforms on Friday from the 13th floor of Metro’s headquarters adjacent to Union Station. I used my iPhone 3Gs and the Hipstamatic app and then adjusted the color using the Camera+ app. I’m still waiting for some iPhone 4s transit [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by David S. Wilson, via Flickr Nice shot of the King’s Cross train station in London taken with the Hipstamatic app on an iPhone 4. Speaking of iPhones, I’m still waiting to see some reader submissions of transit pics taken with the snazzy new camera on the iPhone 4s. [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Jorge de Sena, via submission I did a double take when I first opened this photo. It’s the real thing: Jorge writes that the transit agency in San Luis Obispo decided that to increase capacity it would go with a double-decker bus instead of longer, articulated buses which [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Raphael Dupertuis, via Flickr   Wow. What a lovely photograph of bikes, taken in Amsterdam. The light on the brick sidewalk and buildings is perfect and I like the rather shallow depth-of-field. Raphael used a Nikon D700 and exposed the image with a shutter speed of 1/2500 at [continue reading]