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Sep 24, 2015 13:32 |  #1

Will having a 4K Monitor make a huge difference with editing photo in lightroom? I am using a decent monitor and having issue zooming on my photos during editing. I am a PC guy and have a good rig, I Just what some thoughts on 4K.


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Sep 25, 2015 19:06 |  #2

I dont use LR, but tried my friends 4K monitor with Photoshop Elements.
20 mins was enough for me to decide I must have one 3840x2160 @ 60 Hz.
And I have to replace the Laptop!

Saves zooming in and out.
But in my case its also moving from 17" 1920x1080 screen to 24". So its a big leap,forward.imo.
But then I suppose its how you work. I do quite a bit of manual editing on the important images, skin repair without going barbie doll cartoon look.


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Sep 25, 2015 22:05 |  #3

I need to make this move as well. My work rig has a 27" Thunderbolt, which isn't even 4K, but it blows my home rig away. My home monitors are ancient Dell 20" square screens that show posterization. Almost impossible to do any serious editing.


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Sep 25, 2015 23:55 |  #4

I keep looking at the Philips BDM4065UC 40" Class 4K Monitor UHD 3840 x2160 Resolution.
Price is good, and after calibration most people say the color is good on it.
The dot piich on it, is similar to a standard 27 inch HD monitor.

http://www.amazon.com ...eywords=Philips+BDM​4065UC (external link)

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Sep 27, 2015 05:28 |  #5

I went from a 21" 1080p TN panel to a 27" 1440p IPS screen.
This makes a huge difference. I can only imagine how nice and useful a 4K screen might be.


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Sep 27, 2015 07:13 |  #6

Guys whats better for photo editing? Dell p2415q or Samsung U24E590D?


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Sep 29, 2015 00:21 |  #7

If you have a Retina Ipad get this app it is AMAZING
While not to replace a 4K 27" moniter, it is perfect for my Mac Air

http://www.duetdisplay​.com/ (external link)
Computer app is free, and the Ipad app is $16

A lot cheaper than a 4K monitor since I already have an Ipad.

No wifi needed, all USB.


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Sep 29, 2015 03:38 |  #8

InfiniteDivide wrote in post #17725790 (external link)
If you have a Retina Ipad get this app it is AMAZING
While not to replace a 4K 27" moniter, it is perfect for my Mac Air

http://www.duetdisplay​.com/ (external link)
Computer app is free, and the Ipad app is $16

A lot cheaper than a 4K monitor since I already have an Ipad.

No wifi needed, all USB.

Mobile displays don't have as high color accuracy or as large a gamut as desktop displays. In fact, most phones/tablets don't even fully cover the sRGB color space, never mind Adobe '98.
Of course, if your point of comparison is against a TN display, and if you already have an iPad, this does seem like a neat thing to have.


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Sep 29, 2015 04:57 |  #9

ThomasDidymus wrote in post #17720350 (external link)
Will having a 4K Monitor make a huge difference with editing photo in lightroom? I am using a decent monitor and having issue zooming on my photos during editing. I am a PC guy and have a good rig, I Just what some thoughts on 4K.

The ability to zoom into finer detail is slightly better on a 4k monitor. Pics don't "pixelize" as quickly. I used to think that some of my pics were blur or camera running out of resolution. With 4k, I realize it wasn't the case....

Most people will say that it's not worth the upgrade....

I edit my pics on a non 4k full gamut monitor and view/review/reedit on the 4k monitor if necessary.

At this point, after a year and more of using 4k monitors, I'm happy to use either 2k or 4k monitor. 27" minimum. More importantly is color accuracy and gamut coverage.

Hope this helps.




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Oct 01, 2015 06:27 as a reply to Aswald's post |  #10

Phillips is intriguing but not ready for prime time according to this review

http://www.techradar.c​om ...c-review-1282479/review/2 (external link)


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Oct 01, 2015 11:57 |  #11

I don't know how I feel about the attached speakers, but HP has done something pretty amazing. 32" 4K monitor for under $1000

http://store.hp.com ...nitors#!&TabName=fe​atures (external link)

I also don't see panel specs on their site. I must say though, I'm still editing with a 30" HP monitor that's probably going on 7 years old that has been wonderful to use.


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Oct 01, 2015 12:08 |  #12

Be aware that your graphics card can support that resolution else you have a Ferrari with a restricted motor.


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Oct 01, 2015 12:48 as a reply to evelakes's post |  #13

great lets talk about the graphic card to btw you also have to make sure your bios supports the graphic card type so that it can support the monitor


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Oct 01, 2015 15:02 |  #14

I need a new pc setup so I can run a 4k monitor. I think someone should start a new thread on worthy graphics cards for 4k editing (not for gaming!). I'd do it myself but I have bugged this forum enough lately!




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Oct 01, 2015 16:05 as a reply to birder_herper's post |  #15

look at the GeForce 750ti with dual fans 149 at newegg will drive a 4000k it get more complicated if your upgrading as the newer stuff also needs an upgraded bios I am looking to build a new computer so I have been looking the dell p2715q looks good about 520 at amazon


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