Mike Chaney is president and chief software programmer for ddisoftware, Inc and is the author of Qimage and Profile Prism software: http://www.ddisoftware.com
. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park. Mike worked for the federal government for 14 years as a senior software engineer, designing and deploying large scale workload tracking systems. He began developing digital imaging software in 1996 as a part time venture and due to the success of his software was able to resign from the government in 2001 to pursue his passion for digital photography and development of related software. Mike continues to develop and update his software and is also an active member of many online communities related to digital imaging. He enjoys helping others by discussing the latest topics, doing independent research, and sharing with others in order to take some of the "mystery" out of some difficult but key concepts in the field of digital photography.