Derrick

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

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Urban Reporter 250 – It’s Free Bag Friday!

Filed in Contests by on April 18, 2014 39 Comments
Urban Reporter 250 – It’s Free Bag Friday!

Here’s your chance to score the Urban Reporter 250. It’s our selection for this week’s Free Bag Friday. The Urban Reporter 250 is a refined, easy-access and versatile messenger bag that lets you hit the streets with your full camera kit, laptop and lots of accessories. DSLR & attached 24-70mm f2.8 lens + 2-3 extra lenses (up […]

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Free Bag Friday! Passport Sling III

Filed in Contests by on April 11, 2014 18 Comments
Free Bag Friday! Passport Sling III

  Here’s your chance to land the Passport Sling III. It’s our selection for this week’s Free Bag Friday. Even though it only weighs in at 1.1 lbs., the Passport Sling III can organize and protect: CSC (such as Sony NEX 6 or similar) or compact DSLR (such as Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm lens) Extra lens […]

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Free Bag Friday! The Lowepro Passport Messenger

Filed in Contests by on April 3, 2014 18 Comments
Free Bag Friday! The Lowepro Passport Messenger

Here’s your chance to land the Passport Messenger. It’s our selection for this week’s Free Bag Friday. Even though it only weighs in at 1.1 lbs., the Passport Messenger can organize and protect: CSC (such as Sony NEX 6 or similar) or compact DSLR (such as Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm lens) Extra lens or flash […]

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We Ask a Pro: “How Much Gear Can You Pack in a Pro Roller x300 AW?”

Filed in Pro Photographers, Products by on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
We Ask a Pro: “How Much Gear Can You Pack in a Pro Roller x300 AW?”

How much gear can you fit in a Lowepro Pro Roller x300 AW? We asked Jacob Cunningham, Senior Live Action Director for lynda.com to put this voluminous bag to the test for a series of location shoots that he was in charge of over a two week period. Packing the Bag “This particular arrangement was […]

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In Our Bag: Classic Petzval Lens

Filed in Gear News, Pro Photographers by on August 12, 2013 2 Comments
In Our Bag: Classic Petzval Lens

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 […]

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Just for Fun – Terraclime Padfolio Giveaway

Filed in Environment by on July 23, 2013 69 Comments
Just for Fun – Terraclime Padfolio Giveaway

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 […]

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Alternate Packing for the Lowepro Transit Sling 250 AW

Filed in Products by on June 25, 2013 1 Comment
Alternate Packing for the Lowepro Transit Sling 250 AW

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 […]

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