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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]