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

Tree Blossoms (Photocentric)

Today's shot is from the tree outside my house. I think it's confused, and rightfully so. Calendar-wise we're supposed to be in winter. The groundhog even gave us another 6 weeks of winter. But mother nature didn't get the memo because it's been unseasonably warm lately and I think it fooled the tree into budding early.

I also got my Wacom Bamboo Capture pen tablet today. So far I'm really impressed with it. Between ordering it and today I've gone back and forth on it. I was either thinking it was going to be the best thing to not have an Apple logo on it, or something I spent too much on that was going to spend it's time either collecting dust or just being boxed and sent back. So far it's closer to the former. You can view some of the initial unboxing and setup photos here, and while you're there make sure to circle me.

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