The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Manfred Schmidt, via Flickr Manfred took this photo with the Hipstamatic app on the iPhone while visiting the L.A. area from Dusseldorf, Germany. As with yesterday’s “art of transit,” it’s another example of how Hipstamatic and other iPhone apps can be used to soup up photos to great [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Veronica Eliasson, via her Flickr page This moody photo was taken on the Gold Line with the Hipstamatic app for the iPhone that transformed the bright interior light on the train into all sorts of shades of black, white and gray and also softened the focus — to [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Kevin Ash, via Flickr My obsession with Golden Gate Bridge photos continues in today’s “art of transit” with this lovely image by Kevin Ash (check out his photography website, which focuses on aviation). I like the image because the bridge is crucial to the photo yet only occupies [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Ola Berglund, via Flickr The subject matter of this photo is interesting enough — the cave-like Fridhemsplan station in Stockholm’s Metro system. What’s awesome about the photo is the deep depth-of-field, the small flashes of color from the video screen and the white strips of light that don’t [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Andy Teo aka Photocillin on Flickr Subways can be dark places but not in this cool photo taken earlier this month on the London tube. I also like the composition: the primary subject on the left side of the screen with the corridor dominating the center and right [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Victor Hugo Cuevas, via submission Victor captured this image last month of a street vendor on his way to work in Long Beach on a southbound Blue Line train. Nice colors set against the less aggressive tones of the train and the bright window. To submit a photo [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Miss P, via Twitter I believe this photo speaks for itself. The gas station — nice flowers, btw — was taken over the weekend at the corner of Wilshire and 26th in Santa Monica. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.84 nationally and $4.20 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by hannu.oskala, via Flickr creative commons This is an epically cool photo for two reasons. First, there is something very pleasing to the eye about the way that the people on the train platform in the Helsinki subway are spaced out. Second, the photographer set them against the blur [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Jon Sittner, via Flickr I find many of the photos that we use in “the art of transit” on Flickr, which is both easy to search and has a multitude of groups dedicated to transportation. In those groups, a lot of photographers try to capture images of stairwells [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by effelarr, via Flickr creative commons A nice use of blur to capture the movement of a Metro local bus on the 6th Street Bridge heading into downtown L.A. Light at mid-day can be very harsh here and I like how the color of the bus really stands out [continue reading]