Morning Commute - Pyongyang Metro, North Korea (DPRK)

PhotographerSarah Jenkins
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanySarah Jenkins Photography
City/CountrySydney, Australia
Photo DateSeptember 2016
Technical InfoCanon 5D mk iii
Entry Description

Everyday life in North Korea has a strong sense of structure and routine. There are few cars in North Korea, so bicycles and the capital city’s metro system is the most common form of transport for North Koreans going about their daily life in Pyongyang. Pyongyang subway is one of the deepest in the world with huge marble column stations featuring propaganda mosaic art murals.The station platforms have newspaper stands for commuters to read the daily news while waiting for their train.

About Photographer

Sarah is a freelance photographer who lives in Sydney Australia, but her wanderlust for travel has taken her to all corners of the globe; to 115 countries and all seven continents. She shoots travel and portrait photographs on a freelance basis. Her interest in disappearing cultures takes her to some of the more remote parts of the world. Sarah's images have been awarded international photography awards. Sarah is also the director of SignaturePhoto Photography Courses - teaching short photography courses and tours; and SignatureBook - custom designed coffee table photo books.