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bio website grumpyjohns.com
location Toronto, Canada
age 46
visits member for 4 years, 10 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 No Action Needed Lighting needed for 2-D Stop-Motion Video
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comment Nikon D3200 lens upgrade
You don't need to ask a question twice.
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reviewed Reviewed How would I insert a huge object into a panorama photo with correct position and height?
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revised How would I insert a huge object into a panorama photo with correct position and height?
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reviewed No Action Needed How can I use an on-camera TTL flash with a Yongnuo 605N to trigger my off-camera manual speedlights?
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reviewed No Action Needed How to differentiate between a VR and VR II Nikkor lenses (e.g., 55-200 VR and 55-200 VRII)?
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reviewed No Action Needed Is the Nikon 55-300mm a good choice for indoor and outdoor portraits?
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reviewed Reviewed Why won't my Canon T3i display menu after shooting in manual mode?
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revised Why won't my Canon T3i display menu after shooting in manual mode?
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reviewed Close Imbalance in green pixels
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reviewed Close Converter and lens combination to try on sony a7 or a6000
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reviewed Leave Open What’s this post-processing effect?
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reviewed Leave Open Where can I get 4x5″, 5x7″, or 8x10″ color sheet film (or other hard-to-find exotic film) processed?
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reviewed Leave Open Oversaturated colors in Chrome (V43) on wide gamut monitor
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reviewed Leave Open Is the Nikon 55-300mm a good choice for indoor and outdoor portraits?
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reviewed Close Where can I buy poster-size reprints of great photographs?
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reviewed Leave Open What is the most appropriate camera for hobby photography?
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reviewed Close Should I buy a Fujifilm XE-1 (or Fuji X-Pro) or a full frame for professional portrait shooting?
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reviewed Leave Open How can I encourage my friend to be less shy when I take her photo?