Photo essay – King’s Cross railway station

My assignment at Central Saint Martins involved working with various shutter speeds to study movement. And what better place to capture this energy than at King’s Cross station?

Some of the shots were a bit shaky, as I struggled to understand ‘panning’, but hopefully, this does capture the pulsating human energy of this centre of movement within the grand centre of the world that is London.

Commuters congregate near ticketing gates of platforms 1-8 to catch their trains
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Strolling through the station on Sunday afternoon
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Commuters ready to embark on their journey
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A little boy plays near the fountains outside Central Saint Martins. A car from a vintage car boot sale is parked up behind him. Central Saint Martins is a five-minute walk from the station
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A mother speeds through the concourse, with a baby in tow and a younger child trailing behind her
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Rushing to get to the taxi rank outside the station

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