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 38 Fall GPlus Project 52

Foggy Fall
With fall coming, so comes the fog
Our assignment this past week was fall/spring (depending on your chosen hemisphere) and I really thought the timing was pretty bad. It's just too early to start seeing the usual signs of fall; leaves changing color, leaves falling, or bare tree so I really didn't know what to do. But then the fog appeared, making everything else disappear.

Photo was originally going to be color but, as fog will do, the color were very subdued and not all that pleasant to look at. Thought I'd give it a go with Silver Efex Pro 2 and liked the results better.

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


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