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 46

Week 46: Stairs
Stairway to...
Stairs was the theme for the black and white group this week. I like looking at stairs photos from other photographers but never like my own. Honestly I took probably 20 shots of these stairs and settled for this one because I like the cloud wisps.

Week 46: Vanishing Point
Under the bridge
I was really hoping for more from this shot, except I didn't realize until too late that I had shot my HDR brackets in JPEG meaning I don't get quite the detail and flexibility I would normally have with RAW brackets. The theme this week for +Weekly Photo Project 2013 was Vanishing point, and I'm pretty happy with this image.


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