The Art of Transit

Today in the art of transit

It’s back to Russia for the second time in the past week for today’s featured photograph, this featuring a dog on a train platform in Balezino, Russia. The train, notes photographer M. Angel Herrero, runs between Moscow and Irkutsk and is part of the famous Trans-Siberian Railway. If you would [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Frank Ward, the photographer of this splendid photo, titled this capture “Three Generations.” It was taken in 2008 on Moscow’s subway system and I found it while trolling for some good subway shots on Flickr. Frank used a Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro take the photo. He used a 1/125 second [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

There’s something almost immediately photogenic about vintage streetcars. Throw in a sunset and light bouncing off a brick median and those are the ingredients for a fine photo taken this spring by Nick.Fisher and posted at Flickr. The photo was taken with a Canon EOS Rebel Tli with a shutter [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Ever since opening in 2008, the new train station in Liege, Belgium, has attracted photographers for obvious reasons: it’s one heck of a striking building. I included two photos in today’s “art of transit” post because I wanted to show both the interior and exterior. In addition, here’s a link [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

This photo is a real stunner and a fresh view of what’s probably one of the most photographed structures in California. The photo was taken by maxxsmart and posted to Flickr. Here’s the info he supplied on Flickr: A classic view of the Golden Gate… Polished up a bit, I [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

And you thought buses sometimes stacked up here in Los Angeles? Here’s the caption information provided on Flickr by Danumurthi Mahendra, who took the above photo: Site: Depok Baru Bus Station. Late afternoon after a storm. Minibuses queque in line for hours to get out of station. Kodak 200, Canon [continue reading]

The art of transit

This is a photo of a 1952 drawing showing mass transit concepts for San Francisco. As you probably know, elevated rail lines never did come to the city — probably a good thing. The photo is by Eric Fischer. As we’ve frequently mentioned, we’re looking to feature transportation- and transit-related [continue reading]