41 Sublime Subway Photographs

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A lot of us use them everyday, but don't stop to appreciate the many great photographic opportunities of subways. This collection of photos of subways will hopefully show that there is a photographic opportunity just about anywhere – even including those places you take for granted and may not think of as beautiful.

Track shift detail[/url] by lrargerich[/url], on Flickr
Hitchcock[/url] by 85mm.ch[/url], on Flickr
Vertigo 3[/url] by liber[/url], on Flickr
NYC Subway E Train[/url] by NYCUrbanScape[/url], on Flickr
Whhhhhiiiiiieeeeeeehhh…[/url] by Stig Nygaard[/url], on Flickr
Epidemia de Pánico / Panic Epidemy[/url] by Eneas[/url], on Flickr
Romance in the Subway[/url] by luigi morante[/url], on Flickr
No sé si llevo 100 años aqui dentro[/url] by Eneas[/url], on Flickr
Subway[/url] by Hermés[/url], on Flickr
JAKOB!!!! YOU ARE FREAKING ME OUT! GET UP FROM THERE!!![/url] by Zach Klein[/url], on Flickr
Al mal tiempo, buena cara[/url] by Rodrigo Basaure[/url], on Flickr
On the platform, reading[/url] by moriza[/url], on Flickr
Love is in the subway[/url] by Benurs – Learning and learning…[/url], on Flickr
The UK TUBE[/url] by yago1.com[/url], on Flickr
Where are the stairs? (Explored)[/url] by Yogendra174[/url], on Flickr
Seoul Station[/url] by Ian Muttoo[/url], on Flickr
Subway…[/url] by 85mm.ch[/url], on Flickr
improbable situation[/url] by mamnaimie[/url], on Flickr
Untitled[/url] by michale[/url], on Flickr
Cuatro Caminos[/url] by felipe_gabaldon[/url], on Flickr
late night ride[/url] by David Urbanke[/url], on Flickr
Ordinary day. Moscow Metro, Mayakovskaya. Russia[/url] by Boris SV[/url], on Flickr
life passes by[/url] by tinou bao[/url], on Flickr
els amics de les arts:la merda se'ns menja[/url] by visualpanic[/url], on Flickr
kaiserlei[/url] by ida und bent[/url], on Flickr
Rome – Empty escalator[/url] by ciccioetneo[/url], on Flickr
Marina @ Seven Sisters station[/url] by Francesco Rachello[/url], on Flickr
we all wear the mask[/url] by Poster Boy NYC[/url], on Flickr
left[/url] by Rodrigo Basaure[/url], on Flickr
Skansen revisited – Going down![/url] by LaPrimaDonna[/url], on Flickr
The A Train Cometh[/url] by Kamal H.[/url], on Flickr
Washington DC Metro Station[/url] by peterlfrench[/url], on Flickr
Subway Tracks – HDR[/url] by lrargerich[/url], on Flickr
Queen Station[/url] by squirrel brand[/url], on Flickr
good morning mister president[/url] by wolfgangfoto[/url], on Flickr
LOST[/url] by joiseyshowaa[/url], on Flickr
U-Bahnhof Messehallen, Hamburg[/url] by ipi6r[/url], on Flickr
Young Girl on Tokyo Subway[/url] by lylevincent[/url], on Flickr
Vanishing Point[/url] by Mikko Luntiala[/url], on Flickr
The inner light……[/url] by *Edu Alarcon*[/url], on Flickr
is arriving…[/url] by OiMax[/url], on Flickr

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography pushed him into building this fantastic place, and you can get to know him better here

I recently took a picture similar to the first one in Madrid’s subway. The problem was that to shoot from I did was forbidden. They deleted my photos and now I probably have to pay a penalty :s… I would like preserve the photo and show to you now, I think it was a good shot.

Use some data recovery software on your memory card! Though it will only work of you haven’t taken and pictures since…
I always get paranoid taking pictures in London, but we can’t let them win! It’s our right to document the world around us!

In Madrid (I think) take pictures in subway is allowed, but I shot from a not allowed place (near rail). I tried recover the photos with a special software, but I took more pictures after deleting and I overwrote the memory space associated to them :s.

Maybe my actuation was wrong… but I don’t think delete my photos was necessary…

Wow, this makes the world’s subway systems actually look clean and beautiful, lol. But really this is a very unique array of photographs. Some of these are very creative. Now I feel like I need to photograph some of the NYC transit system (now if only I can photoshop the rats out…)

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