Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Upper West Side, No. 1,2,3 Subway stop at 96th Street

Mary Sargent © 2006

So leaving the neighborhood, I took a final few shots from the subway platform. This is one of the ones I like. If you want to see nothing BUT subway shots, check out Express Train, the wonderful photoblog of Travis Ruse who commutes from Park Slope to Midtown and posts a subway shot every day.

Someday I’m going to make permanent links to these sites I mention. I’ll get to it.


gritz said...

I've stood on the subway platforms in NYC many times and I've really never noticed the lighting to be like they are in this photo. Maybe it's because I'm too preoccupied with the heat and tracks. I'll have to take closer (or further) look next time.

The beams in this picture are such strong figures. No wonder they are called "I" beams -- they have such an ego. Maybe architecture really does make a big difference. I mean it gives structure to the rat race.

Barbara said...

Feels very magical - not like many subway experiences I've had. It's interesting how the I beams seem to create a portal that you must rush through.

Barmycarol said...

A beautiful, smeary photo (I love photos - esp. yours - of blurry people in blurred environments).