For several years I lived in a high-rise building on the Hoboken watefront, directly across the Hudson from midtown Manhattan, with a great view of the Empire State Building. My ex-boyfriend and I set up a web cam pointed at the ESB and for one 24-hour period I captured the images on a once-per-ten minute basis. Then I edited the photos into an animated gif seen here on the left.
This was a very nice thing to have in itself, but I was very pleased when I was able to use it for the latest NYCPlaywrights Play of the Month reading selection, at the end of the reading. It worked out pretty well, I think. Here it is: