Philip Andrews is an accomplished publisher, international author, leading technologist, and photographic professional.
A leading Australian independent publisher, Andrews was the first in his country to adopt the Adobe Digital Publishing Solution to produce a series of digital imaging magazines for the world market. His systems company, Liquid State, showcases the world's first publishing abilities that enable users to control Photoshop from their tablets, and his digital publishing expertise is greatly sought after by companies and organizations such as Adobe, Focal Press, the Queensland Treasury, Education Queensland, TAFE Queensland, and Better Publishing.
He is an international bestselling imaging author with publications by Focal Press, Watson and Guptill, Thames & Hudson, RotoVision, Carlton Books, and more. He currently has 54 titles to his name, with two more books in development. His titles have been translated into Russian, Japanese, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, and Portuguese. His books include "Photography: A Practical Guide," "Photoshop: Essential Skills," "Advanced Photoshop Elements for Digital Photographers," "The Complete Raw Workflow Manual," "The Digital Photography Manual," "Starting Photography," "Adobe Photoshop Elements: A Visual Introduction to Digital Imaging," "Photoshop Elements A-Z," and "Photoshop A-Z."
He is also the author of over 600 articles in more than 15 magazines across five countries. He is currently publisher and editor of the iPad-based photo journal DI Magazine as well as the groundbreaking DI Direct series, which enables users to control Photoshop directly from an iPad, and is the co-editor and co-publisher of Better Photoshop Techniques.
Andrews is an alpha and beta tester for Adobe digital products and acts as an ambassador for the company in Australia and New Zealand.
He is an accomplished teacher and demonstrator who, over the last 25 years, has lectured in photography, digital imaging, and multimedia at tradeshows, colleges, and universities, as well as online, in the United Kingdom and Australia. In the last year he has demonstrated and lectured for Adobe, Hasselblad, Focal Press, Sony, and the Australian Police, Electrical Safety Office, and Fire Brigade forensic photography departments. He has conducted hands-on workshops for participants at a range of levels from beginners to postgraduate students and has been involved in designing and writing more than 15 nationally accredited courses in these areas.