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FFDG Member Gallery
(in almost alphabetical order)

The Filter Factory Discussion Group is a mailing list for talking about self created Filter Factory filters and filter algoritms in general. Below are photos of its most important members.

Attention: Clicking on photos that have a yellow frame,
will let you hear the voice of the appropriate person.

  Alf, aka Alfredo Mateus,
aka Pluginhead
Alex Hunter
  • 31 years old, Chemistry Ph.D., Chemistry professor at the University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

  • One of the founders and moderator of the FFDG, created the Alf's Power Toys, Border FX and Alf's Power Grads filters all included in the Filter Factory CD sold by i/us.

  • 49 years old, slightly over-the-hill systems programming consultant in Palo Alto, California
  • Programms the "Filter Meister", has written the AFH Beveler filter
Harald Heim
(alias Harry the Raver)
Lou Hevly
Ilya Razmanov
(alias Ilyich the Toad)
Linda R. (Joan) Jett
  • 27 years old, chemist at the  Inst. of Organic Chemistry, Russian Acad. of Sciences,
  • Moscow, living in Moscow, Russia 
  • Created the Toadies filters
  • 46 year old female, married, living in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
  • Addicted to the Internet, Graphics design and computers. 
Jan Angermüller Martijn W. van der Lee
  • Jan Angermüller, 25 years old, living in Hamburg, Germany, studying law and music
  • Author of the Filter Factory Converter and some Premiere filters
  • Born and bred in the Netherlands since 1976.
  • Creator of the UnPlugged filter collections.
  • Mainframe programmer (C/C++, Cobol, PL/1, Assembler, etc...) by profession.
  • Hobbies include playing my guitar, graphic design and being general creative.
kangaroo Mario Klingemann
  • Born: Hollywood, Florida pre-Kennedy
  • Interest: Babes, Beer, Surfing, HotDogs, HotRods and Rock&Roll !
  • Turn-Offs: Anything beginning with the letter 'Q'
  • Jobs: Congenital Anarchist, Does the Hokey-Pokey
  • Additional Info: Not Australian
  • 29 years old, living in Munich, Germany, video animator and graphic designer.
  • Co-founder of the FFDG, author of the Visual Manipulation filters, the Filter Factory Wizard and co-author of the flux collection.
 Michael 'Johann' Johannhanwahr Sid Norton
  • I am a 44 year old rural mail carrier (postman). Yes I deliver that snail mail that nobody gets on time, except of course, for my customers. I am addicted to computer graphics and playing with filter factory. Also I have been happily married for 23 years with 2 kids LeAnn-3 and Jennifer-1.
  • I guess I am responsible for Filter Factory Galleries K and P.
 Steve Fisher Werner D. Streidt
  • Biology major undergraduate, 44 years old, single, with three cats for dependents, living in Ames, Iowa
  • Day job at the Iowa Dept. Of Transportation as a Design Technician, detailing bridges and culverts using CADD 
  • Interests: wood working (furniture cabinet style), photography, stereo speaker cabinet building, sci-fi, reading, computer graphics
  • Web owner of PC Resources for Photoshop


  • 26 years old, studying "Prepress and Printing Technology", living in Stuttgart, Germany
  • Author of the Filter Factory Programming Guide, famous for his Neology filters
Kermit Woodall Jenn Thomas
  • Co-owner and founder of Nova Design Inc., an Amiga software publisher of image editing and special effects packages.
  • Duties include, tech support, event coordinator, software design, ad design, packaging design, sign design and lots of stuff.
  • Family man and world traveller
  • Project manager for FXForge the ImageFX plugin that supports Filter Factory Formulas on the Amiga
  • 34 year old half-baked Photoshop hacker who now and then creates an image that floors her. 
  • She can't program her way out of a paper bag, but she can copy and paste quite well and has thus enjoyed many an awesome filter posted to the FFDG. 
  • Known as the Queen of Mega-Filter Usage to her friends, Jenn can't paint or draw to save her life, and was thrilled to discover her artistic medium wrapped up in a silicon chip.
  • Jenn is the owner of a small ISP and webhost in the San Francisco area, and her biggest claim to fame is that she hosts the FFDG majordomo list.
Bill MacBeth
Stephen Upham
  • 56 years old, holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, and is a System Engineer in Compaq Computer Corporation
  • Lives in Austin, Texas, which is the home of the best barbecue and Tex-Mex food in the universe!
  • Hobbies are writing code for filters and code for generating fractals

    Age: 27
    Home: South Wales, UK
    Job: Designer / craftsman
    Homepage: http://www.cybia.co.uk/

    I'm a self-confessed filter addict ... I love plugins! I'm more of a "lurker" on the FF list these days. I'm not much of a coder, but I do try to create a few simple filters occasionally just for the fun of it. I have really enjoyed being part of the FF discussion group


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