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Saves the image to a bytes array. Used to store an image into DB.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Drawing;
using System.IO;
using System.Drawing.Imaging;

namespace Phaeton.Helpers.ImageUtilities
    /// <summary>
    /// General routines for image manipulating.
    /// </summary>
    public static class ImageHelper
        /// <summary>
        /// Saves the image to a bytes array. Used to store an image into DB.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="image">Image.</param>
        /// <param name="imageFormat">Format to save the image with.</param>
        /// <returns>Byte array that represents the specified image.</returns>
        public static byte[] GetBytes(Image image, ImageFormat imageFormat)
            using (MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream())
                image.Save(stream, imageFormat);
                byte[] bytes = new byte[stream.Length];
                stream.Position = 0;
                stream.Read(bytes, 0, bytes.Length);
                return bytes;

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