Sharp eyes will see a new theme in use.
I came across this one by accident. I like the clean, sharp look. It is a little more work intensive. My old theme had done sterling service. It was simply time to find something that was more photography-friendly.
Setting a featured image seems preferable to having a solid block of colour. However not all images sit well in the header format. I shall have to decide case by case which route to follow.
The acid test is whether the reader finds it an improvement. I would greatly value your feedback.