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Monthly Archive for August, 2006

D50 Pictures

You can see some of my intial pictures using my D50 camera at Fotki. I was in Clear Lake City (by NASA’s Johnson Space Center) hoping to get some balloon photos durning the Ballunar Festival. Unfortunately, the weather didn’t cooperate. I did, however, get some nice rainbows and a nice nighttime shot. All photos were [...]

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D50 Arrives!

My new Nikon D50 arrived today . I will be testing it out the next couple of days and hope to have some pictures up either here, on Fotki, or on Flickr.

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Is Windows Inherently Vulnerable?

I ran across this article from a link on Groklaw (see blogroll). Is Windows inherently more vulnerable to malware attacks than OS X? In this article Tom Yager talks about a new Windows server (two weeks old) which replaced an Xserve G5 (OS X based) and the serious malware infection it got. Some of his [...]

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DSLRs and Photo Software

I’ve been looking at Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras. My two prime sources of information are Digital Photography Review and KenRockwell.com. I also looked at Ken Rockwell’s site for lens reviews. I’ve decided to purchase a Nikon D50 and got a reasonably good deal at pictureline.com. I ordered the camera on Friday, 18th August. [...]

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