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
There’s aerial photography, then there are the images by George Steinmetz. He navigates the lightest powered aircraft in the world, a motorized paraglider, to capture pictures for National Geographic and for his personal projects. George describes how he launches the paraglider. “The aircraft consists of three components: the “wing” of a paraglider (similar to an […]
The Flipside 400 AW is a high-performance camera backpack designed with large capacity, premium security, all-day comfort, plus protection from the elements with our unique All Weather cover. And, it’s the selection for this week’s Free Bag Friday. Just add a comment to this blog about how you’d use the bag if you won. We’ll […]
We traveled to the Florida Birding and Photo Fest to test our new Scope Photo Travel 350 AW. Among those giving us feedback was Melissa Southern of Next Step Photography Workshops based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Here’s a short movie of Melissa with the Scope Photo Travel. The camera she uses in this bag is […]
When I first started using the Versapack 200 AW, I thought of it as more of a day hike bag. But before a ride one afternoon, I saw the Versapack in my studio and thought, “that would probably be pretty good on the bike too.” So I loaded it up and took it with me […]
While I was sitting in a meeting yesterday, one of my partners in crime, Frank Filice, got this look on his face. It’s a look that’s usually followed by a great idea. He said to me, “What if we did this new thing on Facebook called Free Bag Friday? Every Friday we provide the opportunity […]
For some time now, I’ve been testing a brand new backpack from Lowepro, and I want to share my thoughts with you about it. It’s called the CompuDay Photo 250. I really like this bag for everyday use. Why? For starters, it’s very light, only weighs 1.9 lb/0.9 kg. Yet inside this “not too big” […]
After spending a week working with photographers at the Nature Photography Summit in Texas, I have a good feel for the features that interest these adventurers the most. Our most active table in the booth was where we displayed the Pro Trekker and Vertex series. You would have thought these bags were loaded with magnets. […]