Morning Commute - Pyongyang Metro, North Korea (DPRK)

CompanySarah Jenkins Photography
PhotographerSarah Jenkins
PrizeHonorable Mention
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. She has more than 20 years experience in both the photography and graphic design fields, working for well-respected agencies in London and Sydney. Sarah lives in Sydney Australia but her wanderlust for travel has taken her to all corners of the globe; to ninety five countries and all seven continents. She works as an art director on various photographic assignments and shoots travel and portrait photographs on a freelance basis.