This Aerial of New York Makes One WTC Look Like the Eye of Sauron

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When James Kastner took off from Newark International Airport he had no idea he'd soon be taking such an incredible photo of One World Trade Center.

On his way to Miami, Kastner noticed the perfect moment to capture a photo of the sun shining perfectly isolated on the tower. The image captures a beautiful two-toned aerial landscape where the tower shines beautifully through the rest of Manhattan's dark skyline. The tower is so bright it reflects into the water of the Hudson across into New Jersey. It's beautiful.

The aesthetic architecture and design choices that were made in the construction of One World Trade Center were a hot topic for New Yorkers and plenty of folks believe it came short a little bit compared to what the renders showed. But this image proves there's definitely some beauty there. [Reddit via Mossless Magazine]