Through My Lens: September

Through My Lens: September


Most Americans can remember exactly where they were when the towers came down on 9/11. When Criterion CEO Promod Sharma visited Freedom Tower (also known as One World Trade Center) a few years ago he was struck by the moment of the falling water striking the water below and felt bittersweet emotion.

Through My Lens: Photos by Promod Sharma
A Time of Remembrance

Where were you when you took this photo?

This was taken at the Freedom Tower in New York City.

What inspired you to take this photo?

I noticed that everyone was taking pictures of this fountain from the same front angle. However, my eye was drawn to the sides. I wanted to capture the water falling into the water.

When you see this picture what does it remind you of?

Looking at this photo is bittersweet. It makes me sad because of the reason why it was built. It is happy on one hand because I found the fountain to be a beautiful tribute for something solemn. The architecture there is phenomenal and breathtaking.

What camera did you use to take this photo on?

iPhone 11

What other details would you like the readers to know?

The energy there very solemn. However, at the same time I felt empowered and pleased that we have overcame this tragedy. Indeed, you do not mess with America.