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by Lars Kotthoff

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bio website xku6.com
location Chicago, IL
age 35
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seen Jul 19 at 19:34

I'm a software developer who is passionate about learning new ways of doing things. I enjoy SQL and .NET LINQ, and I particularly enjoy algorithms and solving problems.

My spare time is spent between motorsport, music, and learning or reading. I enjoy politics and have been known to play the odd video game.


Mar
17
awarded  Commentator
Mar
17
comment Might future advances in sensor technology reduce or eliminate noise?
I like this answer, but ` you capture very few photons so a set of neighboring pixels covering an object of uniform colour might receive 4, 3, 4, and 5 photons each` - aren't we still talking millions of photons?
Feb
5
comment Huge distortion with the 16mm lens
Out of interest, which lens are you using here?
Oct
28
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
5
awarded  Yearling
Apr
28
awarded  Popular Question
Mar
25
awarded  Caucus
Mar
25
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Oct
24
comment What to do about blown out skies
Shooting RAW or raw format has made a world of difference to me shooting in bright skies.
Sep
20
comment Why is the 18 - 200 mm lens so expensive compared to equivalent alternatives?
-1 different focal lengths? The question clearly describes a lens that exactly matches the combined focal lengths of two other lenses.
Aug
30
accepted What is meant by 'centering quality'?
Aug
29
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Aug
28
asked What is meant by 'centering quality'?
Aug
11
comment What are neutral density filters and how do I use them to create long exposures in daylight?
Great, thanks! I'll need to do some reading before I work out exactly what I need.
Aug
8
comment How can I take slow, wide-open photos in bright light?
@dpollitt cheers :) I'm familiar with the SE format (longtime SO user) but I don't know much about photography! Feel free to close as duplicate.
Aug
8
asked How can I take slow, wide-open photos in bright light?
Jul
23
awarded  Critic
Jul
23
accepted What is the 'Maximum Reproduction Ratio' of a lens?
Jul
23
asked What is the 'Maximum Reproduction Ratio' of a lens?
Jul
20
awarded  Teacher