April Full Moon

April Full MoonYesterday morning’s near full moon was a pretty one. Still quite cold early in the morning, but getting up was well worth it.  This photo is of it setting in the west hills of Freedom, Wy.

Low Light / Moon Light Photography

I have decided the best way to update this page is to write about the questions you have.  So please, after you read it if there is something else you would like me to add use the form at the bottom.  Thanks!

Palisades Reservoir Power PlantLooking though my search logs, it would seem that I receive a good amount of interest in my low light and moonlight photography shots.  Since many of you may be not only interested in low-light photography but also in how to take them, I thought I would write down a few pointers for those that are interested.  Remember this is not a tutorial on night shooting, rather some tips that I have learned from doing it myself.

Twitter

Well everyone, I’ve taken the twitter plunge. I have joined twitter. So if anyone wants to follow me, follow kylew01.  Update:  Check out the new twitter feed on the right.  Be sure to scroll down to read more.

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Downtime

Sorry about the downtime everyone.  Yesterday was the last day of school, and today I moved back home.  My webpage is running on my Ubuntu server running in VMWare Fusion on my MacPro.  Soon as I get enough money I’ll move it to it’s own little Mac Mini that won’t travel with me. 

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Mac OS X’s Magical Undecillion

I was curios how well OS X can say number magnitudes, and while doing so found out something very interesting. If you go to the terminal and type “say 1000000000000000000000000000000000000” (which is one undecillion), you get a buss error. If you go to textedit, enter that number, and tell it to speak it (under the Edit > Speech menu), it will crash. If you do one number less or one number more it will work–just doesn’t like that number. Note: adding any number of zeros at the end and it will continue to crash–but mix zero with any number and it will work.

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