The Art of Transit

The art of transit

Angel Hernandez borrowed a friend’s Nikon D70 recently to check out the digital camera and took this shot of the glass ceiling of the Nick Patsaouras Transit Plaza at Union Station while on the escalator and headed toward his train. Good eye, Angel! The shutter speed was 1/160th of a [continue reading]

The art of transit

This dandy photograph is not of transit — but certainly shows the alternative to it, i.e. sitting in traffic. In this case, the traffic is trying to enter the Holland Tunnel, which goes beneath the Hudson River and connects Manhattan to New Jersey. The photo is by wesbs, who explained [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

The colors and framing of this photo by Bill Sutton caught my eye. The caption on Flickr: The only way for Haitian locals to get to Labadee is by boat. The mountains surrounding this private beach on Haiti are nearly impenetrable. This shot taken from the deck of the FREEDOM [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

I’m a sucker for black-and-white — the preferred language of my high school photography teacher, Mr. Gregory. So it was hard to resist this photo I found on Flickr, taken in the extremely bike-friendly city of Copenhagen. It’s nicely composed and there’s something striking about the woman in the sunglasses. [continue reading]

The art of transit

I stumbled over this photo titled “Elevador” by Nádia Monteiro on Flickr a few weeks ago and immediately put it on my favorites list. I like everything about it: the subject, composition, the low-angle perspective, the pedestrians in the background and the glimpse of the man — presumably driving the [continue reading]