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

Wings of Freedom

As a kid I grew up hearing stories of how my dad lived through WWII. And most of the stars of these stories were the planes of WWII; the Spitfires, Mustangs, Hurricanes, and the numerous bombers. I was mesmerized by these stories as only a kid could be, and felt cheated that my childhood wouldn't have the same type of stories. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to view some of these planes in person though a group called Wings of Freedom. They tour around the country with a group of WWII planes, the P-51 Mustang, a B-17 Flying Fortress, and a B-24 Liberator. Today's shot is of the P-51 Mustang, or more accurately the TP-51C Mustang. A trainer (2 seater vs. the normal 1 seater) version of the American fighter plane.

Wings of Freedom P-51 Mustang
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