A Moment in Time


Katrina return.

Today is September 11, 2018.

Seventeen years ago everything changed. Terrorists destroyed the Twin Towers in New York City. They attacked the Pentagon in Washington D.C. They tried to fly another plane into Washington, but that plane was taken down by the passengers of that plane.

Today is a solemn day in The United States. In many places in the world it is a solemn day. We remember. We take pause. We offer little prayers.

These pictures are my prayer.

I offer this humble little portfolio to you. With pictures made over the years since that horrible day. To the people who have served so admirably. To those who have died. In the towers. In Washington D.C. In battlefields a world away.  To the first responders. To those whose lives that are so changed. To the entire world.

Peace. New Orleans 2018.

Published by Ray Laskowitz

I am a visual storyteller. I've been making pictures for some 40 years. I travel the world in search of the right image. in the right light at the right time. You can reach me by phone at 505.280.4686, or by email at Ray@Laskowitzpicturess.com or Pictures34@me.com. For a quick look at my work please go to www.laskowitzpictures.com.

6 thoughts on “A Moment in Time

  1. Ray, a wonderful tribute. Diane and I were in Bermuda that morning where I was helping teach a digital photo class. One of the students came in and said something horrible had happened. I thought maybe someone at our meeting had died, and was shocked when he told us about the World Trade center having been hit by a plane. We went next door from the classroom to see live coverage on television at a travel agency and saw the second plane strike the building. We were stuck in Bermuda for a week before we could fly back to the States and then home to the Seattle area. When we got to Charlotte, North Carolina (?) the airport was like a ghost town with only a few people there.

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    1. Thank you. It’s sort of the best that I could do. At the time I was recovering from minor surgery. I was dazed on some kind of pain med. I normally don’t watch any kind of daytime television. But, since that’s about all I could, I turned on morning news. I was looking at the towers wondering “ what movie is that, “ when Peter Jennings appeared and I knew right then that the world changed.

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  2. Hey Ray,

    Just stopping by to tell you, I enjoy your blog and photos. I get your updates via email but also visit the site. Thanks for accepting my friend request on Facebook. I always like having another NOLA connection.

    I’ve added “Storyteller” under my “Links I Like” menu, at my blog and I hope my readers occasionally click on your link.

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    1. Hi Dave, Thank you so much. I try to friend NOLA folks. One of these days we’ll run into each other and it’ll be like running into a friend. I’ve met a couple of people that way. — Ray

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