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

Week 11 GPlus Project 52

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I can't believe it's already week 11, and I'm still keeping up with it. I'll have to admit I've considered not taking a shot a couple times, and thought I'd have to be forced out due to my camera circumstances, but so far so good.
This week the theme was Spring. I suppose spring is usually thought of as a more colorful topic, but since I feel this is kind of early for spring, and the weather can't seem to make up its mind, this shot of new shoots coming in on a hydrangea worked. It still showed the bareness of winter and the new growth of spring. Along with spring comes the usually dreaded daylight savings. I'm not really sure why we still have it, but I hope everyone managed to remember that the clocks in America were moved forward an hour.

You can view this, and the rest of my Project 52 photos here.


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