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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How My SlingShot Survived a Crash

Filed in True Stories by on August 9, 2011 3 Comments
How My SlingShot Survived a Crash

Editor’s Note: Photo enthusiast Lucas Chudleigh of Prince Albert in Saskatchewan, Canada wrote us about a recent collision between his Honda motorcycle and a Ford pick-up truck. He was wearing a new SlingShot 102 AW at the time, and thankfully, recovered to share this account of a camera protected by its Lowepro bag. In his […]

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Amazing Free Bag Friday: Pro Roller Attaché x50

Filed in Contests by on June 17, 2011 185 Comments
Amazing Free Bag Friday: Pro Roller Attaché x50

For Free Bag Friday this week, I have not one, but two Lowepro Pro Roller Attaché x50 bags to award. Here’s how to throw your hat into the ring. Comment on this blog post about how you would use this bag. If you win, promise to send us a photo of you with the bag […]

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Collaborators Sometimes Make the Best Artists

Filed in Events by on June 13, 2011 0 Comments
Collaborators Sometimes Make the Best Artists

One of my favorite moments during the recent LOOK3 Festival was when Martin Bell and Mary Ellen Mark took the stage at the Paramount Theater to show Prom, a movie created by the tandem. Over the course of 4 years, they went to twelve high schools in ten cities, covering a wide range of ethnic […]

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An Evening with George Steinmetz

Filed in Events by on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
An Evening with George Steinmetz

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 […]

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Flipside 400 AW: Free Bag Friday for June 3

Filed in Contests, Products by on June 3, 2011 221 Comments
Flipside 400 AW: Free Bag Friday for June 3

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 […]

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Sneak Peek of the Lowepro Scope Photo Travel 350 AW in the Field

Filed in Products by on May 1, 2011 2 Comments
Sneak Peek of the Lowepro Scope Photo Travel 350 AW in the Field

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 […]

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Lowepro Versapack 200 AW for Biking

Filed in Products by on April 17, 2011 0 Comments
Lowepro Versapack 200 AW for Biking

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 […]

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