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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 Leave Open How do you backup your photos?
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reviewed Leave Open What are the cons of a 5D Mark II? How does it compare to other FF bodies from Canon?
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reviewed Close Is it possible to get bokeh in cellphone photos?
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reviewed No Action Needed How can I photograph welding?
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reviewed Reject If I have a 18-55mm lens, is there a point in buying a 35mm prime lens?
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reviewed Close Where on the web can I find pictures arranged by the season or time of year?
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reviewed Approve In photoshop cs5 the color of my image changes when I enter full screen mode, how do I fix it?
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reviewed Approve Why do my Cybersyncs fire my Sunpak flashes with the test button, but not the shutter release?
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reviewed Approve Where can I find or make a script for focus stacking using Raynox DCR 250?
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reviewed Approve What is moiré? How can we avoid it?
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reviewed No Action Needed Does Nikon offer something like an API for developing 3rd party hardware?
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reviewed No Action Needed In photoshop cs5 the color of my image changes when I enter full screen mode, how do I fix it?
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reviewed Reject How to apply color management to the Windows 7 mouse cursor?
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reviewed No Action Needed How to select multiple images for deletion on the Olympus E-M5?
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comment Are Phottix Atlas I and Phottix Atlas II compatible?
@jonleech - No worries, welcome to the site! :)
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answered Are Phottix Atlas I and Phottix Atlas II compatible?
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reviewed Leave Open What is the meaning of W and T on a camera's zoom buttons?
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comment What tripod heads are ideal to mount a large telephoto or supertelephoto lens on a tripod?
I gave a +1, I didn't realize you planned to answer... :)
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answered What tripod heads are ideal to mount a large telephoto or supertelephoto lens on a tripod?