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bio website grumpyjohns.com
location Toronto, Canada
age 46
visits member for 4 years, 9 months
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Software architect and developer, currently Director of Architecture at a Canadian software company in Toronto. I use a variety of technologies but at work it's generally C++, HTML, ASP (JScript), Flex, and SVG. For personal stuff, I tend to use PHP, C#, perl, and everything I use at work. :)

I've been designing and developing for well over a decade in the enterprise software market, first with IP billing, now with ticketing (no, not TicketMaster). I'm a classic case of a jack-of-all-trades, but my intuition is good and I pick up programming languages like a sponge picks up water.

I'm a moderator on Photography.SE and I'm an avid amateur photographer and especially enjoy nature and macro photography. I've also started getting into more studio oriented stuff, acquiring some lighting, background stands, and other gadgets for that purpose. My current weapon of choice is the Nikon D800. Check out my website for some of my photography DIY projects, some of which have been featured on the well-known DIY Photography site.

I'm now on 500px and you can see my portfolio that is in dire need of growth...

I'm also a moderator pro-tem on Pets.SE because I have a keen love and interest in animals. Over the years, I've had as companions dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, fish, turtles, and budgies. As a result, I've learned a lot about caring and enjoying, sometimes the hard and sad way.


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reviewed Reviewed When going from lighttable to darkroom raw files are unavailable
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reviewed Approve How should one compare lenses for new mirrorless cameras vs established best of class?
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revised Why is taking pictures with screen turned on with Nikon D5300 very slow?
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reviewed Leave Open What is the -5 to +5 scale below the aperture number on the back of my Canon DSLR?
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reviewed No Action Needed Are Lightroom collections broken if you reimport photos?
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reviewed Reviewed Rebel t3i viewfinder not displaying exposure information
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reviewed No Action Needed High Speed Sync with Canon 7D and Sigma EF-610 DG Super
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reviewed Reopen Is there any hope for Exif TimeZoneOffset as a standard?
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reviewed Reopen How do shutter speed, ISO and aperture work together to control exposure?
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comment Which of theese 3 lenses should i choose?
I would rather you ask the question(s) about lenses that is preventing you from making a decision.
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comment Which of theese 3 lenses should i choose?
Please see meta.photo.stackexchange.com/questions/4660/…
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reviewed Close How to prepare a photo to use as a web site background
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comment How to prepare a photo to use as a web site background
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is about web site design and not photography.
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reviewed Leave Open When does “Fill the frame” become “Too tightly framed”?
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reviewed No Action Needed How do I add watermark for photos already in Picasa web?
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reviewed Leave Open Adapter for Olympus SLR lenses on Sony a6000 camera?
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reviewed Close Is there any hope for Exif TimeZoneOffset as a standard?
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comment Is there any hope for Exif TimeZoneOffset as a standard?
More specifically, I'm not sure I see the photographic relevance of the question.
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reviewed Leave Open Aperture - unreferenced image - how to relocate it
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reviewed Close Graininess and lack of detail