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
On Dec. 10, I posted an article titled Your Dream Lowepro Bag and solicited responses from our Lowepro Facebook page and our Twitter site. I also received some helpful notes via email. One photographer, Derrick Birdsall, even pointed us to his blog for a post on the topic. I promised to sift through the comments […]
We have lots of discussion on our Lowepro Facebook page about the features that photographers want in their camera bags. I find these discussions interesting because they help us create the tools that you need to get your work done. So, what does your perfect bag look like? Some things to consider: What does it […]
I’ve tested lots of Lowepro gear this year, traveling by plane, train, cab, car, bike and foot. And with field use, there are bags that rise to the surface as my absolute favorites. I thought you might like to peruse this list, especially as the holidays roll around. I’ll list MSRP US prices in my […]
Even though I’m not on photo assignment for this trip, I’m still a photographer and want to have a good kit with me. One of my favorite bags for these situations is the Lowepro Classified Sling 180 AW. I like that it holds my DSLR (Canon 60D on this trip) with 70-200 f/4, 16-35 f/2.8, […]
Another of my favorite components in the new S&F System is the Quick Flex Pouch for your flash. It’s SlipLock compatible, so you can use it with a variety of Lowepro bags and belts. The sloped shape keeps it from feeling bulky, and the spring-loaded flap closes after you remove your flash. I have a […]
One of the many things that I like about PhotoPlus Expo in NY, is chatting with the photographers who visit the Lowepro booth. They’re interesting and are happy to share their knowledge. We provide a place for them to show off their stuff too. Here’s a short video featuring Lou Jones. I first met Lou […]
When building the right Street & Field system for you, the choices you make for the foundation components are very important. I noticed today, in the Lowepro booth at PhotoPlus, there were lots of questions about the different belts, harness, and technical vest. If you’re curious about these pieces, I have a great video for […]