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

Waterfalls Revisited (Photocentric)

It's been a little busy this week, so I didn't have much of a chance to get anything other than my Google+ Project 52 shot that I posted on Monday. I did literally revisit the nearby waterfall as kind of an "Oh yeah!" moment. It has been raining a bit lately, and I wasn't really equipped to be scrambling over slippery rocks, so I got a couple shots from a safe viewpoint. I'm hoping to get back there this weekend, if the weather permits.

If you look at the water now, as compared to the last time I shot it you can see the recent rain has made this fall a little more powerful. Without a tripod I wasn't able to try and blur the water, but I'm not sure how well that would have turned out anyway.

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