Ground Zero

© Elaine Hessler

Ground Zero

Uploaded: September 11, 2012


Exif: F Number: 5.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 48.00 mm, Model: NIKON D5100


Elaine Hessler September 11, 2012

I know I have a few other photos up, but I felt the need to post these. I took these from Ground Zero last December and never sorted through them. You can tell it was pouring rain. Feel free to add comments, but don't feel obligated to critique. It is more of an acknowledgement of today. #1485885

Kristin Duff September 11, 2012

Thank you Elaine. As a flight attendant I can only imagine the horror my colleagues faced in the air. As a human being, this day changed the world as I knew it. Thank you again for your acknowledgement... #10319051

Rita K. Connell level-classic September 11, 2012

Elaine these are great images the rain gives more to the mood of the surrounding. thank you for sharing it truely is a day we don't want to ever forget. your last post is really a great shot. #10319116

Teresa H. Hunt September 11, 2012

Elaine, Thank you for posting these. It's nice to see what they did in NY as a memorial. I especially love your last photo. :) #10319137

Jeff E Jensen September 12, 2012

Thank you. #10319519

Carla Capra level-classic September 12, 2012

Powerful, thank you. #10319666

Debbie E. Payne September 12, 2012

Elaine, I, too, like the last image but I am going to pull a "Dale" here and say that you need to straighten it just a little bit. The first one is very simple, to the point and makes a great abstract. #10319668

Dale Hardin September 12, 2012

Thanks Elaine for helping us to not forget. #10319734

Elaine Hessler September 12, 2012

Thanks. I just thought of it spur of the moment last night and did not edit any of these. It was more important for me to post them yesterday, than to fix them up and get them up at a later date. And yes, Debbie, you've got eagle eyes-I noticed that too, but that is work for another day:) I am sure there is more I can do on the others too-I'll just put them in the queue. Hope you guys have a nice day today. #10319906

Anthony L. Mancuso September 12, 2012

Thank you for the fitting reminder Elaine, I was in NYC in the spring and was amazed at how far along the freedom tower is but didn't make it down to the site.. #10320394

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe September 13, 2012

Very moving. I feel the first image is especially powerful how you captured it... that black whole really gives you a feeling of being empty, where there used to be so many. #10321021

Elaine Hessler September 13, 2012

I highly recommend going to see this. I had very mixed feelings about going to the memorial, but it was very well done and very few people were there. At the time, you needed to get a ticket (free) to get in, so you need to plan ahead. I loved that it felt pretty empty and there was no feeling of having to rush out of there. Very simple and plain, but very well done. I have a movie that captures the sound of the waterfall.

I'll remove this in another day or two.
E. #10321713

Peter W. Marks September 13, 2012

Thank you Elaine. #10321946

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