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

B-24 Liberator

The last of the 3 planes from the Wings of Freedom Tour, the B-24 Liberator. To me it's not the best looking bomber of the World War II era. The names on the side of the plane are all the people who have sponsored/donated to keep the plane flight worthy. This is the only restored and flying B-24J in the world, which is pretty impressive and expensive. Apparently the operating costs are over $4,000 a flight hour.

In talking with some of the people associated with the group the US government is trying to close down their operation through various tax hurdles. There's no clear reason given why this is, but many believe the government would like the public to forget about WWII. I hope that isn't true.

The shot is another 5 shot HDR.

B-24 Liberator HDR


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