London underground

3 separate frames of 35mm high speed transparency film merged together using Barco Creator software on a Silicon Graphics computer, early to mid 1990s

This stock image did not sell well, perhaps a little too “down” and realistic. No model releases so pixelating helped create the feeling of anonymity.

Merging the inside of the tube train and the platform mirrored the blurred conscious state that you learn to adopt on the daily drudge.

Always remember hearing someone from the North of England, perhaps his first time on the tube, he was exasperated with the whole situation and shouted out “What the fuck is wrong with you all”, a little crude and direct, but he did have a point.

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Current syndication: Stephen Johnson