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
I remember when I discovered my first Lowepro memory card wallet tucked inside a Classified 200 AW shoulder bag. I thought to myself, “Oh, this is neat. What should I do with it?” I didn’t really want to store my CF cards inside of it, but it seemed too cool not to use for something. […]
I question that I often hear is, “how can I extend the capability of the Versapack 200 AW? Outdoor shooters are looking for places to stow their water bottles and carry extra camera gear while remaining nimble on the trail. I think a great solution is to add an Inverse 100 AW to the equation. […]
Ever since I’ve been working with Lowepro, they’ve lived on the second story of a lovely office building located in Sebastopol, CA, about an hour north of San Francisco. It’s an area I know well. I live about 20 minutes away in Santa Rosa, and have had jobs in Sebastopol for the last 10 years. […]
I consider Ziploc style bags essential gear for protecting my cameras. Here in North America, it’s a bit chilly this time of year. But it’s also a great season for photography if you make the right preparations. One of my favorite cold weather tricks is to put the camera in a Ziploc style bag before […]
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 […]