Underground In Washington, D.C.

11/07/2011 01:49 pm ET | Updated Jan 07, 2012

Subways are spaces that are often overlooked. Stowed away beneath the ground, these transportation networks can be isolating, foreign and surreal. People usually escape their physical environment through books, iPods, cells phones, newspapers or any means of mental distraction. These photos, taken in the Washington, D.C. subway, look at what's left in an environment where people are physically present but not actually there.