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NYC subway system
Posted By: skeuos, 05-12-2009, 06:15 PM

There have been a couple threads recently on photographers getting harassed in subways around the world (NYC included), so I figured I'd post a few shots from my ongoing personal project. All were shot with a K100D Super and the DA15-55. C&C always appreciated.

1. Before and after


2. Manhattan-bound


3. Uptown local


4. Impatience


5. 63rd and Lex

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05-13-2009, 11:56 AM   #16
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Good to see these images.

I'd love to visit NYC someday.

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nice series,
maybe I'll go and do some of London's tube system for comparison
though if I won't post for a while here I'll be in the prison under anti-terorism act
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Peter, I know your jokin' but I wouldn't fear the police in the UK. They're the ones that look stupid in enforcin' this ridiculous law. They haven't caught anyone yet in regard to Terrorist activities.
I don't mind bein' stopped by the police, 'cos it gives me the opportunity to voice my opinion to 'em straight.
I then go home and call the complaint number, and I usually get an apology.
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love the series..!
nice you got my station in there (14th St. Union Sq.)

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I like 2,3, and 4. I always look foward to subways when ever I go to NY
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Thanks, everyone! I find that about 95% of these wind up in b&w, which seems about right when I'm composing. Occasionally one has to be in color (#5).

A few notes - #3 has long been my personal favorite. If I ever actually make my daydream of a book a reality, this would be the cover.

The camera was on my shoe for #5 - couldn't bring myself to put it on the floor.

As far as the lack of people - it's all timing. Weekends and evenings, and then wait for those precious one or two minutes after one train leaves and before people arrive to wait for the next one.

I would love to see other subways from around the world - I've ridden a few, but never really taken any shots. Anybody want to add some?

Here's a b&w similar to #5



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