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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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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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Spring Break and Tech Developments

Spring in California.   With winter still hanging on in Alaska, a couple of weeks in “The Golden State” are welcome.   Unlike the far north, the seasonal transition from winter to spring along the central California coast is gradual.  The first … Continue reading

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