New York Subway

New York Subway Photography

Several decades worth of New York City Subway photography.  One of the latest projects is photographing Ghost Stations on the 6 line. City Hall  station etc.

  Contrasting summer styles on the number six train. Photographed from the hip. circa 1994. The fellow on the left found the shot on the web and was thrilled. He just wanted me to send him a print. ...

This was photographed with a 4x5 view camera (yes, a large format camera) back before 9-11 when you could still do such things. It is a long exposure and so the crowd on the station is blurred. Has, as you'd expect, very great detail. ...

Brooklyn Bridge Station - the IRT line in New York City. Composed of 98 RAW files, and stitched with APG Kolor software. The original is about 50,000 pixels wide (too large to post here on FAA).  If you are interested in a very large version,...

Waiting for the 6 train; summer; probably 1998. Typical street shot irony or reinforced messages.  ...

I've always thought of the subway as the city's "id."  So I always haunt the subways during Halloween.  That's about my favorite place to shoot when any big holiday is going on....

Last year, I bought a very wide angle lens for my DSLR, and put it on a monopod which I set up to take low angle pictures of riders.  I liked the distortion and the stringy feeling it gave to people.  It seemed (at least...