Capturing Life in Tokyo’s Subways

Posted on November 25, 2012

A lot of people take public transportation to reach their destinations, whether it be to and from the office, school, or a simple breakfast with friends.

What happens, though, if transportation services are not enough for people who commute every day?

This happens.

People stuffed in trains like sardines!

Michael Wolf, a German-born artist, has been taking pictures in Tokyo’s subways for the past 15 years. Every time he clicks his camera, the feelings of people inside the trains are captured.

“I spent 20 days [Monday to Friday] every morning from 7:30 until 8:45 at the same subway station shooting portraits of people on their way to work.”

The images create a sense of discomfort as his victims attempt to squirm out of view or simply close their eyes, wishing the photographer to go away.

Well, here are more of Wolf’s photos that speak for themselves.

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Renz Baxa

Lawrence Baxa, or Renz as his friends call him, is a writer living in the Philippines. He admits that even though he is new to the writing industry, he is very willing to learn and improve as a writer. Renz loves to play basketball, and spends most of his time in front of the computer; surfing the net and playing online games. He dreams to be a well – known chef someday. He also serves their parish by holding youth camps and helping in events that help other children become closer to God.
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