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Kontroll - Budapest by xMEGALOPOLISx Kontroll - Budapest by xMEGALOPOLISx
the photograph was taken in Budapest, Hungary.

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Overall, a great shot. Subway cars are indeed, difficult to make interesting. This shot pulled me right in, which is more than I can say for many of the pictures floating on the critiquable page that are low-quality pictures of cats or something.

Anyways, the photographer here has a great feel for lines. The lines of the chairs, the rails, the segments in the ceiling, all draw you towards the back, where there is one lonely passenger. Of course, this also isn't simply black and white. The contrast has been changed by my best guess, and it creates a far more dramatic, and grungy picture, adding to the overall feel.

It's a great shot of a difficult subject. Well executed. It's been done before, but in my opinion, not this well.
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This is an emotive silver tone black & white image that emphasizes the elongated subway train interior leading the eye straight to the gothic style figure at the end of the train. It’s beautiful the way the interior light reflects off the multiple surfaces as if the metal is polished to a gleam and frequently so. The lights give off a bright soft focused hue to highlight the metal, contours of the seats as well as the grittiness of the floor. Both the grittiness of the interior contrasting with the highly polished metal surfaces gives character to what is usually a dull theme. The well framed image and excellent editing makes this a fascinating photograph.
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DarkAngelsWork Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2016  Student General Artist
At least there weren't many too people. I'm guessing it was taken on a rainy day.
BaraaChan Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013
cool pic
SOORAJexplorer Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Livyatan Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I had tried everything because of this im always one step ahead ive finally reached the top keep this between us
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I kept telling myself things would get better then my luck was turned around now I feel whole again just thought id share the wealth
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I had tried everything finding this was the greatest thing thats ever happened my success was effortless just think of all the possibilities
HogansPhotos Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I love the story that this photo creates.
Amazing work my friend.
laurentroy Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
Great shot ! :wow: Congratulations ! :worship:

:pointr: :+fav:
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marklaszlo666 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Student Filmographer
ha! i see this everyday
hubbardhamlin Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
vezetsz metró vonat?
marklaszlo666 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Student Filmographer
ha no im just a passenger. too bad they changed all these trains a few months ago to a more modernish type, i miss these old pieces of crap.
hubbardhamlin Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
Most már értem. Köszönöm.
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I like this alot, I'm a big fan of your work!

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merajmohammad Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
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Darechan Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
It is beautiful. I'm not much for critiques (so sorry, I can't help you out) but the thing that I noticed first wasn't the man in the back on the train, but the wet spots on the floor, indicating the people are actually using the Kontroll car. It was important to me that this was mentioned, or at the very least noticed. Now you know that it was :)
pslaiz Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
This picture boggles ones mind. Is that blood? Why is there a lone passenger? or is it really a passenger?
It is mysterious and in my opinion the strength of this picture. well done
aziwa Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
LilithHatchersoon Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks so abnormal (in a possitive way),just wow
Noder Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Student General Artist
I'm from there! Hehe, this just seemed familiar and caught my eye. Well done!
AljoschaThielen Featured By Owner May 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You've been featured here. :)
cze-Cappi Featured By Owner May 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh cmon it is not fair :) We dont have such nice retro subway. I live in Prague and we have much modern ones. Are you familiar with Andras Bacskai? He is also from Hungary and he does excellent photography.

By the way you have got really wonderful pictures at your website. I definitely addwatch you :) Wow.
mrmd53 Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
..and not a spot of grafitti!!
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woaw ! Fantastic photographie !
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Dak33 Featured By Owner May 4, 2012
Love this
raphis Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012   Digital Artist
this photo is great, just like movie :)
itsmefrool Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012
May I ask what settings was used for this shot?
Like, shutter and aperture?
MoiChromatic Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012
very surreal~! Love it.
GUDRUN355 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
When you look at this photo, you feel as if you're standing on the subway train. Great angles and detail.
NesahFehes Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2012
this one is perfect
Sharlovski Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
Great shot, good job
aGrz Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
Excellent an beautiful shot.
ellalella Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Great Shoot, I love the atmosphere in the scene. Your Technique is interesting.
GoodByeAliens Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
woah, really nice! But I would prefer a tidy railway in budapest.:) Your photo makes me think it's not that bad anyway.
wearedaydreamers Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice work with the lighting !
nhatlam1804 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011
waoahahaha i love that pic
Dragonking2584 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011
inspiring that about sums it up i hope to achieve this level of photography some day. excellent work
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