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 20 GPlus Project 52

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It's funny how things kind of work out. This week's theme was contrasting colors and I had something in mind from the get go. But then while out on a bike ride I came across this shot and decided I'd use this instead. The more or less white cow was the only one in this herd of chocolate milk cows.

In other photography related news, if you're a user of Aperture by Apple I highly recommend getting on Google Plus and following Aperture Expert who will be using hangouts and hangouts on air to do live training on the software. He has probably had the biggest impact on my post shooting workflow and in just figuring out how to use Aperture.


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