I tried to shoot the annual “Tribute in Light” Sept. 11th memorial tonight after work from the Hoboken train station in Hoboken, N.J. The station is right on the Hudson and provides a really nice view of lower Manhattan’s skyline. In these images you can see the light beams alongside the Freedom Tower, which is currently under construction.
Here’s a daytime shot from earlier today on Sept. 11, 2012 of the Freedom Tower:
My best view and capture of the lights came in 2008 from Brooklyn Bridge Park: