• DOUGLAS PAUL WADE

    PHOTOGRAPHY AND GRAPHIC DESIGN
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Welcome to Douglas Paul Wade

Photography and Graphic Design

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.

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Each image is a collection. Click on each to see the entire collection. 

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Lastest Blog Listings

Feb

28

2017

Lightroom into Instagram

By Douglas Wade This month I want to write on the integration of Lightroom with a photography social network called Instagram, which is a photo-sharing application for phones. It allows you to share your images and videos publicly or privately. It even allows direct messaging. It is owned by Facebook, so the integrations to Facebook […]

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Feb

09

2017

Lightroom Smart Collections

Lightroom Smart Collections By Douglas Wade I love when Lightroom does organization for me in an automated way. One such way is the Smart Collections. There are two types of collections, Smart and Regular Collections. Think of Smart Collections as folders based on metadata, and the folders are constantly updating the collections as image’s data […]

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Jan

02

2017

Lightroom – Creating Copyright/ Contact Preset

When I work with images for the newsletter and website, I see too many images are lacking metadata such as Artist (Creator) name and Copyright data. I think it is a must to have that data on all your images that you release into the wild, such as LPA, S4C, PSA, social media like Facebook, […]

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Nov

04

2016

Article – LR – Judging Using Lightroom

Camera Club Judging Using Lightroom By Douglas Wade I have been the chairperson for our local Antelope Valley Fair for the past 3-4 years and have been the one to secure 3 judges per year, from multiple sources, to judge ~2000 photographs with over 1500 prints and close to 450 digital images, which are displayed […]

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Oct

05

2016

Lightroom – Before and After

Before and After By Douglas Wade When I talk to people about Lightroom there are two things that seem hard to believe; the first is Lightroom is non-destructive, meaning that the original file is never changed, all changes are either added inside the file in a special place, or Lightroom writes an external sidecar file. […]

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Lightroom and HDR

Sep

04

2016

Lightroom and HDR

By Douglas Wade HDR Merge was introduced in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC/Lightroom 6. High Dynamic Range (HDR) has been around for some time, and at one point people were processing lots of images that took on a “grunge” look – a look that seems over-processed in my opinion. It seemed to be more gimmick-like and […]

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Aug

01

2016

Lancaster Photography Association’s Newsletter

I started doing the Lancaster Photography Association’s Newsletter called the Desert Exposure starting in September 2014. Each month, I do the graphic design in InDesign and write an article. Click on the cover to download the newsletter and read the articles. I featured one of my images only on the cover of March 2015. February […]

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Jul

05

2016

So Many Clubs

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. […]

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Jul

05

2016

Article – LR – Alt, Option Key

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 […]

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Jun

14

2016

My System

“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 […]

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