Joel Meyerowitz Revisits Ground Zero

Joel Meyerowitz; Joel Meyerowitz for TIME
Joel Meyerowitz; Joel Meyerowitz for TIME
Serendipity allowed Meyerowitz to reproduce a shot of the sun glinting off the Millennium Hotel that he originally made on almost the same day in November nine years prior

Joel Meyerowitz was the only photographer with regular access to Ground Zero in the weeks and months after 9/11. As part of the November 2010 TimeFrames issue, TIME commissioned Meyerowitz to travel back to Ground Zero and revisit some of the locations in his seminal work, Aftermath: World Trade Center Archive.

We interviewed him after the shoot and asked him to compare his experience and the pictures he made in 2001-02 to the ones he made for TIME.

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