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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An Overnighter with the Photo Sport Pro 30L

Filed in Travel Stories, True Stories by on May 20, 2013 0 Comments
An Overnighter with the Photo Sport Pro 30L

I’m lucky enough to live in a part of Northern California where there’s plenty of open space for overnight hiking trips. Until recently, I used a standard issue backpack. But with the release of the Photo Sport Pro 30L, I can now transport my photo and camping gear in the same bag, and be very […]

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Free Bag Friday… Plus!

Filed in Contests by on April 19, 2013 47 Comments
Free Bag Friday… Plus!

We have a tantalizing combo for one lucky Free Bag Friday winner this week. Start with the versatile Photo Hatchback 16L that is perfect for on-the-go photography. Then, thanks to our friends at Liquid Image, we’re also offering an Ego + WiFi action cam, underwater housing, and a vented helmet mount… yes, those would be […]

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Bladder or Bottle? How do you carry your water on the trail?

Filed in Products by on April 16, 2013 1 Comment
Bladder or Bottle? How do you carry your water on the trail?

With so many current Lowepro bags featuring hydration-ready pockets, have you considered using a reservoir instead of a water bottle when on the trail? Each has their advantages. But here’s the way it often works out for me. For longer hikes, I typically pack the CamelBak UnBottle Insulated Reservoir (100 fl. oz.) because it provides […]

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Not One, but Two Tablets, in the Photo Hatchback 16L AW

Filed in Products by on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Not One, but Two Tablets, in the Photo Hatchback 16L AW

One of my favorite bang-around backpacks is the Photo Hatchback 16L AW. It holds my camera gear in a removable protective case, looks stylish, and is very comfortable. Another reason why I love this bag is that it will protect both of my iPads: the iPad 3 (full size) and iPad mini. The front padded […]

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Lowepro Celebrates WPPI with Big Daily Giveaway

Filed in Contests by on March 11, 2013 6 Comments
Lowepro Celebrates WPPI with Big Daily Giveaway

Lowepro is excited to participate in WPPI 2013. And to celebrate the event, we’re giving away a big prize package each day of the Expo, March 11, 12, and 13, 2013. The Ultimate Prize Package includes (worth over $750): 1 Pro Roller Lite 250 AW 1 Pro Messenger 180 AW 1 Focus Tripod + Ballhead […]

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5 Cool Bags for the New Nikon D7100 DSLR

Filed in Gear News, Products by on February 25, 2013 1 Comment
5 Cool Bags for the New Nikon D7100 DSLR

The new Nikon D7100 DSLR is an exciting camera that features a 24MP CMOS sensor, sans an optical low-pass filter. Along with a 51-point autofocus system (15 of them cross sensors) and 6 fps burst mode, the D7100 with a Nikkor 18-105mm VR lens will sell for around $1,600. If you plan on adding a […]

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Free Bag Friday! Flipside Sport 15L AW

Filed in Contests by on February 22, 2013 3 Comments
Free Bag Friday! Flipside Sport 15L AW

The Lowepro Flipside Sport 15L AW is for the photographer who loves exploring the great outdoors and wants to be comfortable while doing so. We’re offering one Flipside Sport 15L AW as this week’s Free Bag Friday. Here’s how to participate: Rules: Tweet @Lowepro Mention why you’d love to get this bag in the same […]

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