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Everyone who learns how to write code in almost any programming language, first writes a simple program that just prints "Hello, World" to the screen. I wanted to capture an image that shows what's involved in doing that. So I set my camera up over my keyboard, opened up a text editor, and clicked the shutter. I then wrote a Hello World program in C, in the 25 seconds the shutter was open. So what you see here... is literally, the making of Hello World.

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