The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Michael Andrade, via Flickr Nice photo taken with an iPhone on the Washington Metro. Michael took the photo with the Hipstamatic app and then used some other apps to add texture and lighting. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by Mark Willis, via Flickr Very nice capture by Mark of a bus and a bar in Somerville, Mass. The photo was taken with an iPhone and processed using the clarity and HDR functions on the Camera+ app, as well as Photoshop. Here’s Mark’s photo and design blog if [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Davide Ianigro, via Flickr I found this photo on Flickr. It’s a few years old, but it’s a great image — it’s moody, has movement in the background but is sharp and in focus in the foreground and has nice reflections off the wet pavement. Go ahead and [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Tetsuya Ishiyama, via Flickr Nice photo of a train along the Keihin Electric Express Railway Company, taken in Kawasaki, Japan, with an iPhone, using the HDR function to better capture the different ranges of light in the scene. The train connects the Haneda Airport to nearby cities. To [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Stu Mayhew, via Flickr Nice shot taken with an iPhone’s Hipstamatic app of a foggy London 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 to @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit hashtag. Many of [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by Austin Robinson, via submission Here’s a pic of a phenomenon I’m curious about: why are all these locks attached to the closed pedestrian underpass? The photo was taken at Hollywood Boulevard at New Hampshire Avenue. If you can explain, please leave a comment. I’m guessing it’s just one [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photos by Michael Wilkins, via submission Michael took these shots of himself while cycling along the L.A. River bike path in Long Beach. There’s just something about bikes and the shadows they cast. He used a Canon Sure Shot. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by AlyZen Moonshadow, via Flickr This is one of those iPhone photos that I think just looks cool because of the processing. It was taken from a pedestrian overpass over a railway near Perth, Australia. The processing was done with the FotoMuse and Scratchcam apps — the FotoMuse app [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Betty Rube, via Twitter This is one of my favorite “art of transits” yet: Betty took this photo Monday at the Artesia Transit Center, tweeting “Is there an additional fare for huge stuffed animals? Poor bear. I think he was abandoned.” For the record, I’m unaware of the [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Zach Behrens, via Twitter Nice shot of folks boarding a Metro bus processed with the Instagram app for iPhones. Zach, of course, was the long-time editor at LAist and is now overseeing KCET’s web efforts, including their SoCal Focus blog. To submit a photo for the Art of [continue reading]