9/11 Lights from the Brooklyn Bridge

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    Mike Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, had announced that on March 11th, the Tribute in Light memorial would start shining. It would be 616,000 watts of light, pointing upwards from just next door to the original site of the World Trade Center towers; it's a derivation of the Phantom Towers idea that graced the cover of the New York Times Magazine the week after the attacks.
    A companion memorial was also unveiled that day: the 27-foot bronze sculpture by Fritz Koenig called "The Sphere." An abstract work that symbolized peaceful global commerce when it stood on a black granite base and graced the plaza of the World Trade Center, the sculpture emerged from the fiery destruction of Sept. 11 somewhat crushed, like us all.
    The tribute would glow from the affluent high-rise commercial and residential district called Battery Park City, which was built in the 1970s on landfill dumped in the Hudson River from the 1960s dredging of the World Trade Center construction site. Originally, it was the 'Towers of Light,' and one of the meeting participants suggested it be called the 'Tribute of Light'.

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    1. anadelmann 77 months ago | reply

      Without a doubt one of the best tributes for 9/11 that I have seen so far. The composition is excellent and (considering a crop suggestion I have read earlier) including part of the Bridge at the bottom works fine for me. The exposure seems perfect to capture the light the way you did. Excellent work.

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    2. 草包仔~~ 77 months ago | reply


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    3. Serious Dr 77 months ago | reply

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    4. Urs Wachter™ 77 months ago | reply

      Very nice pic!


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    5. Papafrezzo, © 2007-2014 by www.papafrezzo.com 77 months ago | reply

      Thank you Tony. fav #51.

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    6. julioc. 77 months ago | reply

      You're strategy do work ;-) though I don't feel pushed in any way. In fact I thinks it's really a fabulous catch. Wonder where those rays ends... ☺


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    7. foje64 77 months ago | reply

      Very nice lightplay captured! Your photo really deserve a fave even without your brilliant strategy. But it helpt me finding it! #54 ready post in the 50+ Faves group, good luck!
      Thanks for your comment and fave on my photo of Swollows Neast.


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    8. lhongchou's photography 77 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the fave!
      This is a beautiful memorial and great tribute! I was in NY 9/11, and I never forget what happened that day and the days following... Thank you for sharing!

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    9. little_frank 77 months ago | reply

      Really nice work !!


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    10. LamásLinda♀ - away 77 months ago | reply

      very cool! a good work!

      :)


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    11. LamásLinda♀ - away 77 months ago | reply

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    12. rohaberl 77 months ago | reply


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    13. violaklis 77 months ago | reply


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    14. tey_zent 76 months ago | reply

      wowow wo~~~
      nice shoot...

    15. Marcus Vinícius Martins-Jung 76 months ago | reply

      ₪ Zen`sational ₪
      ¡¡ I love the shot !!


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    16. ghost9mm 76 months ago | reply

      Beautiful...Beautiful...Beautiful....Just a Great Photo...

    17. jennyjabagat 76 months ago | reply

      Well done!
      Thanks for posting this lovely image to our pool


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    18. AndysPhotoz 76 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The BEST of My City, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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