The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Patrik Jensen, via Flickr   If the L.A. Kings were able to practice outside, it would be possible to see their rink from the Green Line, which is adjacent to the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. Alas, the above photo is not El Segundo. Take a guess [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Joel Epstein, via submission It’s morbid Mondays here at The Source! As for the location where this photo was taken, go ahead and take a very specific guess — there are hints aplenty in the image. Answer after the jump. To submit a photo for the Art of [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Ilda Licon, via submission Very colorful photo of a Sound Transit light rail yard in Seattle; the Rainier Brewery sign kind of gives the location away. Ilda is an administrative analyst with Metro who is also a shutterbug. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by yammay, via Flickr This cool photo was taken with an iPhone in the Times Square subway station in New York — one of the big hubs in the Big Apple. Yammay used the Slow Shutter app to create the ghosting of the people walking around and the Noir [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by snoopoz, via Flickr We’ve run a bunch of photos of the Chicago El as part of our “art of transit” series. For one, the El is plenty photogenic. For another, gobs of Chicagoans take photos of the El and they’re all over Flickr, where I find many of [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Chris Guy, via Flickr Very cool photo taken earlier this year of the Kokusaikaikan Metro station in Kyoto, Japan. The photo was taken with a Nikon D700 with a shutter speed of 1/200th of a second, aperture of f/4.0, a 14mm focal length and 1,000 ISO. The camera’s [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by svenwerk, via Flickr I like the shapes in this photo — the geometry is pleasing to the eye. Go ahead and take a guess where the photo was taken — answer is after the jump. Hint: it’s within 15 degrees of latitude of the equator. Second hint: it’s [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by Stuck in Customs, via Flickr Enough color for you? This image of the Piccadilly Circus tube entrance is actually a blend of five photos, each taken with a slightly differently aperture, i.e. the HDR method. The camera used was a Nikon D3X. To submit a photo for the [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by Danny Peyton, via Twitter A cool and colorful photo of Metrolink trains waiting to depart at Los Angeles Union Station. 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 Zach Behrens, via Twitter/Instagram This might be one of my favorite “art of transits” of all-time. It’s local — Zach took the photo on the subway here in L.A. — and it’s personal and it’s different. The photo was taken with the iPhone’s Instagram app. To submit a [continue reading]