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Monitor Evolution

A bedrock requirement in a discriminating digital workflow is a monitor (or monitors) that exhibit accurate, consistent color. Unless one starts with a known set of parameters (white point, gamma, and intensity), all subsequent adjustments to image files are more … Continue reading

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4K Monitor

For early adopters looking to jump right into quality “4K,” NEC has one worthy of consideration—the EA244UHD-BK. While it isn’t cheap, it’s certainly not off the scale when the specs are considered. In a nutshell, this is a 24” wide … Continue reading

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What’s Happening

Lot’s of things going on that have potential consequence for photographers on both ends of the workflow. One is the inexorable push toward video.  4K is all the rage.  New high-rez monitors and laptop displays are popping up everywhere.  Panasonic … Continue reading

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New Backlights for Top-end Monitors

There’s a change underway in the technology for certain high-end color-critical monitors.  Until recently, cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFL) were the backlight choice for NEC’s best professional graphics IPS displays, such as the PA271W and PA301W.  Just recently they announced their … Continue reading

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Monitors for Imaging

The lynchpin of the digital darkroom is the monitor or display used to optimize image files.  Without a monitor that accurately shows a wide range of colors precisely the same way session to session, all your visual adjustments are arbitrary … Continue reading

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New Macs, Functional Perfection, and Crowdsourcing

Back to the Mac.   Steve Jobs and selected luminaries from Apple conducted their latest special event Wednesday at Cupertino heralded as “Back to the Mac.”  The short summary is:   updated iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand components in the new iLife ’11 … Continue reading

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