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‘How I Did It’™ with Rad Drew – Creating Captivating Images with DistressedFX

We have just mentioned this brand new section in our post here. We are delighted to publish our very first ‘How I Did It’™ with Rad Drew tutorial, this time with the iOS app – DistressedFX. Please take a look below…

“For iPhone photographers, a big part of the fun is in the post-processing. Distressed FX is one of the easiest, yet most powerful, apps for adding textures, filters, gels, and overlays that give images a vintage, moody, or nostalgic tone”.

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Rad A. Drew, an Indianapolis-based professional photographer since 2010, is an iPhone guru who also enjoys creating with traditional cameras and loves making infrared images with both the iPhone and converted Fuji cameras. He is a workshop leader, teacher, conference presenter, and frequent speaker at camera clubs around the world. Learn more about Rad by visiting his website ( or emailing him at [email protected].


  • Pam Costa

    Thank you Rad and Joanne for this wonderful tutorial. I knew the app was awesome, your tutorial brought out a few tricks that are so helpful. Love the new section and look forward to seeing more.

    • Rad

      Hi, Pam, Thanks for your comment. Glad you found a few new tricks. There are so many nooks and crannies in our favorite apps that we all have a lot to share with each other. I’m excited to have this opportunity to share her via TheAppWhisperer!

  • Yoni Mayeri

    Nice review, thank you for the tip about uploading your own textures! #learnsomethingneweveryday