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In a Station of the Metro

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The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
Petals on a wet, black bough.


~ In a Station of the Metro, Ezra Pound



A station of the Washington, D.C. metro line.


[EDIT] Decided to bring color back to the train.


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jetex93's avatar
I thought it looked familiar. I've been to this DC station too ^^ Had a picture of it in my gallery, though just taken on a phone.
Sicilium's avatar
visit Washington city, play in a fallout 3, f**k
shenik's avatar
It has great mood.

I've let myself to feature it here [link] :)
novelhill's avatar
thank you so much!
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depressedangel10's avatar
I've spent many a day on the Metro... nice shot. ;)
yanoschick's avatar
great work, very impressive
ChrisTheJeweler's avatar
So... I've featured this in my journal :) [link]
I love how the shadows seeming to leak into the picture and the curved ceiling combine to frame the rest of the image. The people create a lovey effect too (ghosts and motion blur)

I've never been on a metro and this makes it appear beautiful.
novelhill's avatar
why thank you :)
I was rather surprised how this shot came out. I wasn't looking through the viewfinder when I shot it, and it was very spur-of-the-moment. I set it up on the directory map and took a quick shot, and was very pleased with the result so I didn't try for another.
I love spur-of-the-moment shots. If something is beautiful enough to make you stop and take a picture then it is bound to make a wonderful picture. Plus your not as dissapointed if it doesn't look right. =)
novelhill's avatar
haha I'd have to agree with that :D
Yume-Kiyomi's avatar
Oh wow, that's so awesome! I was just taking the metro today and every time I'm in there I always want to take a pictures like this, but my camera never does what I want >:(....I love this!
novelhill's avatar
you live in D.C.? How awesome :D
I was there for vacation :)
Yume-Kiyomi's avatar
yep, there's lots of great places for pictures :)
novelhill's avatar
that's for sure :D
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