Do You Really Need to Calibrate Your Monitor?

Comparison photo before and after Asus Monitor

by Steve Anchell

If you upload your images directly to Instagram or Facebook from your capture device, and then move on to capturing the next great image, then you don't need to calibrate your monitor. But if you take your photography seriously and want to get the most out of each image, then you do. 

I compared two mid-range 4K monitors, an Asus and an Acer, both fine monitors with comparable specs and price point. The Asus was brand new, delivered the day before, and the difference between the two monitors in contrast, color, and brightness was glaring. The Asus was both warmer and lower in contrast. ... read more on Professional Photographer magazine.