Wood Green Underground Station, London, England

This was taken at Wood Green Underground station at the ticket hall. Both Daniel Borg and I had never visited this station for photography before, its always great to visit a new place. The ticket hall is stunning, in an art deco style as are many others are on the the Northern part of the Piccadilly Line. We suspected that this station was very busy so getting images without people in was going to be difficult but we persevered. I got a few images that had no people in but managed to get this one as this chap walks up the escalator which I felt captured the human element so decided to use it. We had a bit of interesting experience here when Dan was taking his image, a passenger spotted our cameras and had a go about taking photos and threatened to 'kill' Dan, I have never come across this before but he left with no problem in the end, has anyone else had similar issues with other people when taking your images?

This image was a little but awkward to get post processed. I tried striaghting out the canopy part in Lightroom as it was slightly out however when I did that the top of the escaltor (the bottom of the image) was not straight. If I corrected this part of the image then the canopy was not straight. This indicates to me that I was not quite square on when taking the images however this proved difficult when you have people barging you out the way when coming up and down the escalators. In the end I compromised and felt that most of the image was correct if I straightened the canopy, you may not even notice it. :-)

Oh on another note I was sorting out all of my Underground images in Lightroom and I calculated that I have only visited for photography about 11% of the Underground Network, just a useless statistic there but I have got a long way to go ;-).

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