A picture about tech addiction won National Geographic’s 2014 photo contest


This year’s National Geographic photo contest winner highlights humans in the wild (read: public transportation) doing what they do best: staring at their cellphones

The winning image, titled “A Node Glows in the Dark,” was taken by Brian Yen in Ocean Park, Hong Kong

“I feel a certain contradiction when I look at the picture,” Yen told National Geographic. “On the one hand, I feel the liberating gift of technology. On the other hand, I feel people don’t even try to be neighborly anymore, because they don’t have to.”

Yen’s image also happens to recall London-based photographer Babycakes Romero’s “…

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