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 23 GPlus Project 52

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The challenge for this week was a photo taken and posted straight out of the camera (SOOC). A good exercise to do to help rely less on post production to make the photo I wanted. If I knew I was going to use this shot, or a shot from this shoot, I should have had my camera shoot in JPEG or at least JPEG+RAW. As it stands this is a shot that did go to Aperture but only to have Aperture convert it to JPEG. No adjustments, no Topaz Labs plug-ins, just SOOC. It's similar to my last posting, but is a completely different shot. This is one of the last shots of my shooting and if I remember the sun was just about gone.

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


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