"By me putting all this information out there, what I'm basically telling you is I'm telling you everything." — Hasan Elahi James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

toggle caption James Duncan Davidson/TED

A hotdog and ice cream cone from Beth Galton and Charlotte Omnes' "Cut Food" series. Courtesy of Beth Galton hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Beth Galton

Butterfly breeder Carl Anderson with monarch butterflies on his face, 1954 John Dominis/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image hide caption

toggle caption John Dominis/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image

Photographer Chris Arnade found a chair in the middle of the road at 2 a.m., and sat in it for this self portrait. Chris Arnade/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption Chris Arnade/Flickr

Camilo José Vergara's new book is titled Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto. Camilo José Vergara hide caption

toggle caption Camilo José Vergara

Untitled (Kate #18) by Chuck Close. Chuck Close/Courtesy of Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York hide caption

toggle caption Chuck Close/Courtesy of Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York

Original caption via Instagram: #pscommute 5:15 PM on the C Train. 34th Street, Penn Station back home to Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Giving the gift of reading. A magical moment between mother and son. It may seem like just another subway ride, but with a book and an imagination, the adventures are limitless. Jabali Sawicki/@jsawicki1/Instagram hide caption

toggle caption Jabali Sawicki/@jsawicki1/Instagram

The Picture Show

With One Photo, The Average Commute Becomes Super Special

We asked you to photograph your commute. We had no idea you would make such connections!

Listen Loading… 3:05
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/250296766/250395144" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor