About Jake Burkart

I am a web developer with a passion for emerging technologies.  My expertise is in front end UI/UX development.  I use the latest frameworks and JavaScript libraries to create dynamic, lightweight web applications.  I have extensive experience with content management systems such as WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla.

Fun Things About Me

I am the father of a teenager and a big lab-boxer mix.  I play guitar.  I admire true artists.  I speak my mind, and I push the envelope.


Iridium Flares

At one point I thought it would be fun to catch Iridium flare ups in photographs.  In order to do this, I had to know when and where the flare would occur.  I used Heavens-above.com to find them.  I would setup my telescope and get it aligned and tracking.  I would then point it in the…


I used about 20 images shot over one night to put this shot together. Shot in Shingletown, CA.