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I'm a Microsoft Software Development Engineer on the Trustworthy Computing Team. I've worked at several security related places previously, including Malware Bytes and PreEmptive Solutions.

On StackOverflow I mostly answer related questions, though I occasionally forray into and a couple of others.

I am the author of pevFind, a component of the ComboFix malware removal tool, and volunteer at BleepingComputer.com as a malware response instructor. My Twitter account is @MalwareMinigun.


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awarded  Nice Question
May
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awarded  Nice Question
Apr
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asked Why would one want to include the original RAW inside of a DNG?
Mar
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accepted What kind of camera bag would I look for to allow fast lens swaps?
Mar
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comment How can I turn off the loud sound my D3100 produces when I take a photograph?
Duplicate: photo.stackexchange.com/questions/3301/…
Feb
29
comment How can I improve shots in the dark, when tripod or flash are not available?
I wish it was tungsten light :( Sodium lighting sucks! +1
Feb
29
comment How can I improve shots in the dark, when tripod or flash are not available?
Monopod won't help; it has the same problem the tripod does (even if the camera isn't moving, the players are)
Feb
29
asked How can I improve shots in the dark, when tripod or flash are not available?
Feb
19
awarded  Good Question
Jan
17
awarded  Quorum
Jan
13
comment Could a filter damage the curved front element of the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM?
Before using a UV filter just for protection, you may want to consider photo.stackexchange.com/questions/1393/… photo.stackexchange.com/questions/57/… and lensrentals.com/blog/2008/10/front-element-scratches
Jan
10
awarded  Popular Question
Jan
4
asked What kind of camera bag would I look for to allow fast lens swaps?
Dec
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awarded  Popular Question
Nov
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awarded  Yearling
Nov
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comment Is there any significant difference between Nikon and Canon?
Lol -- I suppose this would matter if one has multiple cameras. it's going to be quite some time before I end up there; though I can see how that might be a problem. Was it common to have cameras from several brands in those days?
Nov
15
comment Why do my photos look better on an iMac?
@jrista: Dell's Uxxxx displays (at least, the U2711 and U3011) are CCFL displays, and they all have 96% (Adobe). (Reference: anandtech.com/show/2922/3 )
Nov
1
accepted What should I look for in a printer for photos?
Aug
28
comment Is it possible to make a 35mm digital camera with the same size / weight / price as a 35mm film camera?
Keep in mind that the effective cost of the film camera is much larger; both in shots you lose due to reloading film, and because you've got to pay to develop and print the film. At one night of one event I took ~500 shots. Assuming $2 for a roll of 24 shots, 2*(500/24) = $42, just for one night. If you use DSLRs towards the end of their useful life (~150,000 exposures), that would be about $12000 in film costs, not even counting developing. $6 camera isn't the whole story.
Aug
28
asked What should I look for in a printer for photos?