Derrick Story is a professional photographer, writer, teacher and photography evangelist for Lowepro. He has authored several digital media books, including his latest, The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers and The Digital Photography Companion (O'Reilly Media, publisher).
Derrick is a Senior Contributor for Macworld magazine where he writes a digital photography column, and he's a regular presenter on the popular training site, Lynda.com.
Online, Derrick has formed a virtual camera club called The Digital Story (www.thedigitalstory.com) that's open to all photography enthusiasts. The site features weekly podcasts, daily posts, training videos, and reader-submitted photos.
You can reach Derrick at DStory@lowepro.com
Derrick's Latest Posts
When Lomography launched their Kickstarter campaign for the classic Petzval lens, some of the shooters here at Lowepro took note. Unlike most modern glass, the Petzval lens is very sharp at subject focus, then progressively vignettes towards the non-focused areas. The areas that fall out of focus have swirly bokeh effect in the background, especially […]
Last week when I posted this picture of my “collector’s edition” Lowepro Terraclime Padfolio, many readers wanted to know where they could get one too. Well, you can’t buy ‘em unless you find one on eBay or craigslist. But guess what? I have 6 more of them stashed away. And I’m willing to part with […]
I covered earlier how to pack the Transit Sling 250 AW for Micro Four Thirds, but this versatile bag can also be quickly reconfigured to accommodate a DSLR kit. Here’s the way that configuration looks. Lowepro calls this the UltraFlex Fit System. By folding down the center divider and revealing the DSLR cutout, you can […]
I’m lucky enough to live in a part of Northern California where there’s plenty of open space for overnight hiking trips. Until recently, I used a standard issue backpack. But with the release of the Photo Sport Pro 30L, I can now transport my photo and camping gear in the same bag, and be very […]
We have a tantalizing combo for one lucky Free Bag Friday winner this week. Start with the versatile Photo Hatchback 16L that is perfect for on-the-go photography. Then, thanks to our friends at Liquid Image, we’re also offering an Ego + WiFi action cam, underwater housing, and a vented helmet mount… yes, those would be […]
With so many current Lowepro bags featuring hydration-ready pockets, have you considered using a reservoir instead of a water bottle when on the trail? Each has their advantages. But here’s the way it often works out for me. For longer hikes, I typically pack the CamelBak UnBottle Insulated Reservoir (100 fl. oz.) because it provides […]
One of my favorite bang-around backpacks is the Photo Hatchback 16L AW. It holds my camera gear in a removable protective case, looks stylish, and is very comfortable. Another reason why I love this bag is that it will protect both of my iPads: the iPad 3 (full size) and iPad mini. The front padded […]