Rad Drew

Rad Drew

Rad A. Drew (http://www.raddrewphotography.com) is a professional photographer who lives in historic Irvington on the east side of Indianapolis with his wife, metalsmith, Nancy Lee (http://www.ndesignsmetal.com). His creative iPhone images have received numerous international awards and have made their way into galleries and juried international shows in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Texas, Vermont, New York, Toronto, Collingwood, Seattle, and Melbourne. He is author of the fine art books, In Good Light, Images of the Circle City and Rural Indiana, A Beauty all its Own, and is a contributor to today’s most comprehensive volume of iPhone instruction, The Art of iPhone Photography: Creating Great Photos and Art on Your iPhone. Rad is a frequent speaker at photography conferences and camera clubs throughout the U.S. His destination workshops to Cuba, France, Ireland, and points throughout the U.S. including Fonthill Castle in Doylestown, PA, and Provincetown on Cape Cod, are great ways to learn while photographing beautiful areas of the world. In his popular webinar series, How I Did It!™ Rad demonstrates the apps and processes he uses to create award-winning images with the iPhone. As a webinar presenter for Topaz Labs, Rad shares his processing techniques using Topaz products to process digital images from traditional cameras as well as the iPhone. Contact Rad or visit his website for more information on art purchases, workshops, books, tours, exhibits, speaking engagements, and the How I Did It!™ webinar series. Rad, as an associate editor for Luminous-Landscape (https://luminous-landscape.com), writes a periodic iPhoneography column, covers special events, and writes product reviews.
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iPhone XS Max, Portrait Mode, f/16, Stage Light Mono

Are the New iPhones all They’re Cracked Up to Be?

When news of the new iPhones – the XS Max, XS, and XR – was announced last month, I wasn’t all that excited. Compared with


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An Artificial Intelligence Hat Trick From Topaz Labs

Topaz Labs produces state-of-the-art post-processing software for photographers. Although Topaz Labs offers many tools for editing and stylizing images, this article focuses on three new Topaz


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Favorite Effects Apps for Mobile Photographers!

Taking Your Image Further A lot of what is so fun about mobile photography is what we do with an image after we capture it. Sometimes


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Favorite Mobile Photography Apps That Run On “Both” iPhone And Android Devices

At the core of mobile photography, today are the apps that allow us to capture, edit, and stylize our images. Editing apps like SnapSeed and


Creating Beautiful Portraits With The iPhone 7 Plus In Portrait Mode with Depth Effect

Some of my favorite portraits over the years are those that I’ve taken with a narrow depth of field so that the subject is sharp