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 47 GPlus Project 52 Time

Week 47: Time, The Fortune Teller
Zoltar, the fortune teller

This week's theme was time, and I was going to to try as hard as I could to not take a photo of a watch or clock. I did take one of a clock to use as backup, but then when I thought I'd have to use it there appeared Zoltar! I hadn't seen an actual Zoltar machine before, except in the movie Big, so this was kind of neat. There's a website all about the machines, which start at $5,500 and can go to as high as $11,000! They're all hand made, which I suppose accounts for some of that price. A pretty cool thing to run into.

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


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