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
How do you take formal portraits of 2-ton, ten-feet-tall subjects who live in the jungle and just won’t stand still for you? And how do you get all your gear to the most remote part of northern Thailand safely and in good working order? This is the challenge Bay Area photographer Carol Stevenson has every […]
The Lowepro Urban Photo Sling 250 is your companion as you move from home, to office, to street shooting. This stylish bag can accommodate a pro DSLR with 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom attached, plus spare lenses, flashes, personal gear, and an iPad. And it might be yours. For your chance to win the Urban Photo Sling […]
The Flipside Sport technical backpack can be deceptively simple in appearance. Even though it’s light and compact, the smaller of the two models can hold enough gear for a day’s work in the field. When I watched this video by adventure photographer Trevor Clark, I decided to experiment with packing my 10 liter Flipside Sport, […]
The Lowepro Pro Runner 300 AW backpack is lean, mean, and comfortable. This beauty can accommodate a standard DSLR with 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom attached, plus spare lenses, flashes, and even personal gear in its roomy front pocket. It includes: side compression straps with quick-release buckles; a Hideaway Tripod Mount system; rainflap lids; SlipLock™ attachment loops; […]
It’s Free Bag Friday (the 13th)! This week we’re offering a SlingShot 202 AW to one lucky winner. To participate, all you have to do is answer the question: “When do you like to use a sling bag?” Add your answer to the Comments area of this blog post. You have until midnight PST, Sunday […]
It’s Free Bag Friday and time for you to throw your lens cap in the ring for a chance to win the Photo Traveler 150 camera/tablet backpack. Just comment below about how you like to use your tablet (such as an iPad) and camera together. You have until midnight, Sunday, April 1 to enter. We’ll […]
Street shooting is a passion of mine, and I’ve never enjoyed it more than I do today. The convergence of mobile devices, social networking, and a plethora of coffee shops have created a fluid working environment. Using these tools, I can shoot photos, upload them to an iPad, edit my favorite images, publish them online, […]