I am a retired software engineer. In the evening or in those special moments, I am a photographer and a graphic designer. This site is a showcase of some of my work. I also post to other social sites, so follow me on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Pinterest, all as douglaspaulwade.
By Douglas Wade I have a confession to make. I just started my third year of being the President of LPA and I am still learning about the relationships between LPA, S4C, and PSA. I figure that if I do not know, then most likely, you may not know either. With the help of Nan Carder, Bonnie J. […]
By Douglas Wade Lightroom and Photoshop have so much “packed into” their programs there is no plausible way to fit them in the menu setting. In Lightroom, I will showcase some of my favorite uses of the Alt key (PC) or Option key (Mac). I find using them a welcomed addition to my workflow. Cropping […]
“My System” has been revised many times over the years to fit my lifestyle. I added and subtracted many productivity apps. Today, I need an app that works on the web, OSx, iOS, and Android operating systems. Today I am using Todoist for my list management. The tool is excellent, and ahead of anything else […]
I was given a chance to submit an article to the Antelope Valley Lifestyle Magazine. The May 2016 issue is the focus on photography. The cover was from my friend since High School, Robert Breiner, the image’s location was my Antelope Valley meetup.com event. Where we did 1940’s style pinup. The cover is his son, […]
by Douglas Wade Since I have been doing the newsletter and the website, I’ve noticed how some of the photo submissions do not include important metadata. When I upload the images to the website, if the creator metadata is missing, the website gives me the photo credit. Thank you, I would love to take credit […]
by Douglas Wade There is a little tool in Lightroom’s Develop Module that you may not have noticed before. It’s contained in many of the panels and called the Targeted Adjustment Tool. It is a simple little tool that basically samples an area of your image and will allow you to easily modify one or […]