How to Photograph One World Trade Center

Two bolts of lightning hit the antenna on top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan as an ele

Timing is important. For this to work correctly, you will need to press the shutter just before two lightning strikes hit the World Trade Center. Sounds impossible? Photographer Gary Hershorn managed to accomplish just this. See Two Bolts of Lightning Strike One World Trade Center for more details.


About Mark Mizen

I have over twenty years professional experience in all aspects of photography and digital imaging. I am Chair of the ISO WG5 TG2 committee responsible for physical properties and durability of imaging material and am currently with HID Global working on systems for security printing for IDs, licenses, and credit cards. Previously, I was Director of Digital Development at Creative Memories from 2009 to 2012 and was responsible for the Creative Memories digital products and services. I also established and directed the Creative Memories Technology Center, which evaluated new products prior to product introduction, assisted with production difficulties, and provided technical information to support product sales.
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2 Responses to How to Photograph One World Trade Center

  1. onecalmmom says:

    It was worth the wait!!!! Great shot. Thanks for sharing this with us. 🙂

  2. Mary B. says:

    The description of how he got that shot was so interesting. It just shows that that kind of shot doesn’t happen by accident!

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