The Pros and (Mostly) Cons of Upgrading to a 4K Monitor

I'm in the process of getting back into photography which will mean a new camera, more on that in a later post. But the first step for me was a new computer, one with the horsepower to handle a modern day camera and its RAW files. Along with the computer comes a new 4K monitor. 4K is great for media consumption, right? Your characters on your favorite show or movie really look detailed and realistic. Scenery looks wonderful. Everything looks great, right? Wrong. You know what doesn't look great? That photo I took in 2012 that I thought was sharp but is very much not. I transferred over my past catalogs of photos over to Lightroom Classic and eagerly began opening up some of my favorite photos. At first I was happy with how the colors looked and how the scene was composed. Then I noticed it was a little soft. Well I had just gotten a new contacts prescription so that must be it. Changed to my glasses and the photos were even blurrier! I went through photo after photo and most ca

Tea Time (Photocentric)

One of my favorite spots in San Francisco is Golden Gate Park. And on of my favorite places in this large recreation space is the Japanese Tea Gardens. Do yourself a favor and be sure to visit next time you're in San Francisco. Grab a cup of tea, your favorite (e)book and relax in this oasis in middle of the city.

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Today's picture is of a temple, I think. My knowledge of Japanese architecture is non-existent, but I like the dramatic point of view from below it.


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