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Derek Brad is a renowned photographer who recently relocated to Utah from the bustling metropolitan areas of Philadelphia and New York City. Fueled by his early passion for drawing, sketching, and illustration, Derek has always had an innate drive to create and capture stunning images. His expertise in music photography has garnered worldwide recognition, as his work transports viewers straight into the heart of a live performance, capturing the energy and excitement of the concert experience.


Derek has had the privilege of working with some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Tom Petty, Lady Gaga, and Lenny Kravitz. His work has been featured in leading publications such as Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, and Revolver, and he has collaborated with well-known companies such as Atlantic Records, Gibson, and Live Nation.


With a reputation for going above and beyond to capture the essence of performance, personality, and brand, Derek is more than just a music photographer. He thrives on taking on new challenges, branching out into diverse areas such as advertising, editorial photography, conceptual portraiture, and personal projects. From his “Musician Portrait Project” series to his “Where is Derek Brad’s Aston Martin” and the recently launched "VEVE AR Photography," Derek continues to push the boundaries of his craft and inspire audiences around the world.




PRG Entertainment

AEG Live

Live Nation

Atlantic Records

Red Bull

Top Dawg Entertainment







ABC 20/20

CBS Morning News



Front and Center/Speakeasy tv

The Voice

World Cafe Live

Keswick Theater

Devine + Partners

Bruce Montgomery Foundation

Mann Center (House)

Trocadero Theatre (House)

Prince Music Theatre (House)



Rolling Stone 

The Wall Street Journal



Music Mayhem Magazine

Guitar Connoisseur


The Source

Guitar Fair (Spain)

Visionary Artist 

Philadelphia Magazine

Philadelphia Weekly

tell Technology

PDN (Photo District News)