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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Choosing the Perfect Bag as a Gift

Filed in Products by on November 19, 2012 3 Comments
Choosing the Perfect Bag as a Gift

I’m terrified at the prospect of choosing a purse for the woman in my life. But I have great confidence when it comes to selecting a camera bag for a fellow photographer. Why? Because the Lowepro 2012 Holiday Gift Guide helps me find and purchase exactly the right item. First, I begin by choosing “type […]

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The Discrete Pro Messenger 200 AW Camera Bag

Filed in Products by on October 16, 2012 4 Comments
The Discrete Pro Messenger 200 AW Camera Bag

Aside from how wonderful the material feels, my favorite feature of the Pro Messenger 200 AW is its discrete looks (and sounds). When I’m working in the city with the Messenger riding my hip, it looks like a stylish multifunctional bag. Once I get to my assignment, I can switch from “security mode” to “silent […]

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Street Shooting with the Lowepro Event Messenger 150

Filed in Products by on October 11, 2012 0 Comments
Street Shooting with the Lowepro Event Messenger 150

The Event Messenger shoulder bag is stylish, low profile, and perfect for a day of shooting in the city. I typically carry an iPad, Camera Connection Kit, Canon 60D with 15-85mm zoom, and a handful of accessories. The dedicated tablet sleeve keeps the iPad secure, but accessible while on the go. And now the Event […]

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10 Things You Can Do with a S&F Lens Exchange Case 100 AW

Filed in Pro Photographers by on September 26, 2012 1 Comment
10 Things You Can Do with a S&F Lens Exchange Case 100 AW

On the outside, the Lowepro Lens Exchange Case 100 AW looks like a stylish, functional, photo accessory that any photographer would want. But inside, it can hold so many things. Here are 10 of my favorites. What will you put in your Lens Exchange Case 100 AW? 1) A Medium Zoom It easily holds my […]

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The Calm Before the Storm

Filed in Events by on September 21, 2012 1 Comment
The Calm Before the Storm

On trade show days, I usually get to work about 30 minutes before the doors open to the public. It’s interesting on the floor then. Everything is so calm. The Lowepro booth minutes before the doors open at Photokina. Lowepro employees are straightening the bags, checking the audio/visual, and making sure that everyone is prepared […]

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New Photokina Gear? It’s in the Bag

Filed in Events, Products by on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
New Photokina Gear? It’s in the Bag

If you’re not tempted by the latest offerings at Photokina by Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Panasonic, Hasselblad, or Samsung, then you’re probably not a gear head. And fortunately for us at Lowepro, that was not the situation in our booth today. Tim Grimmer demos the Photo Hatchback during a video recorded interview. Photographers from all over […]

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How Big Is a Lowepro Magnum 650 AW?

Filed in Products by on August 28, 2012 1 Comment
How Big Is a Lowepro Magnum 650 AW?

If you go off specs alone, the Lowepro Magnum 650 AW measures 19.3W X 14.2D X 13.2H in. (49 X 36 X 33.5 cm). But those are just numbers. How about the fact that you can fit 3 Event Messenger 150s or 2 Pro Messenger 180 AWs inside and close the lid? Now, that’s storage […]

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