Posts Tagged ‘banality’


I’m a fan of webcams, the non-big-brotherish kind that show traffic, clouds and assorted weather. There’s something interesting about the banality of the images. Mostly, they don’t transcend their ordinariness, but now and then you’ll chance upon a picture that might be called beautiful. This screen capture, of the BQE at Sackett Street, is merely functional: traffic is light, roadway appears wet. It’s an okay night to go for a drive on this stretch of highway.

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