hi please anyone solve this issue,

i had stored an image in binary format from a windows form picture box control using VC#.net, it is stored in a binary format . i don't how to retrieve this back from the database and display it in the picture box. please help me with some solutions

private static byte[] GetImage()
    {
      byte[] result = null;

      const string query = @"Select Top 1 Picture From Picture";
      using (SqlConnection conn = new SqlConnection(BuildSqlNativeConnStr("apex2006sql", "Bugs")))
      {
        conn.Open();
        using (SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand(query, conn))
        {
          using (SqlDataReader dr = cmd.ExecuteReader())
          {
            using (DataTable dt = new DataTable())
            {
              dt.Load(dr);
              if (dt.Rows.Count > 0)
              {
                DataRow row = dt.Rows[0];
                if (row["Picture"] != DBNull.Value)
                {
                  try
                  {
                    result = (byte[])row["Picture"];
                  }
                  catch { }
                }
              }
            }
          }
        }
      }
      return result;
    }
    private static string BuildSqlNativeConnStr(string server, string database)
    {
      return string.Format("Data Source={0};Initial Catalog={1};Integrated Security=True;", server, database);
    }

You can get an image from the buffer by:

private static Image GetImageFromBytes(byte[] buffer)
    {
      using (MemoryStream ms = new MemoryStream(buffer))
      {
        System.Drawing.Image img = System.Drawing.Image.FromStream(ms);
        return img;
      }
    }
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