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

It was 50 years ago today that "the other moon watch" earned it's moniker while on Commander Scott's wrist. If you don't know the story, basically Scott's Speedmaster had a malfunction so he ended up wearing a Bulova prototype that Bulova had given him. And the rest is history. Though a big watch in all dimensions, and a quartz, this continues to be one of my favorite watches, and I look forward to completing my sub-collection of moon watches when a Speedy eventually gets added.

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