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

Weekly Photo Projects, Week 29

Week 29: Summer
Week 29 for +Weekly Photo Project 2013 was the opposite to our earlier Winter/Summer (where you pick the season you were in), so Summer it was. I liked the colors on this sunny day.  Not much to this shot really, except that it wasn't as focused as I would have liked it. I was experimenting with manual focus.

Week 29: Silhouette
This was a shot I stumbled across and wasn't looking for. I came across this stack of stones and hastily shot them as I was more focused on the sunset going on behind them. I had a problem converting this as I really liked the color shot, which you can see here.

You can view my Weekly Photo Project album here.
My black & white project album here.


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