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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Photo Sport 200 AW – Outdoor Daypack that also Protects My Camera

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Photo Sport 200 AW – Outdoor Daypack that also Protects My Camera

As I look at Lowepro’s latest outdoor backpacks, I notice there are some distinctive features among them. The Flipside Sport emphasizes camera gear. If you need the most capacity for photography, it’s a great choice. The Photo Hatchback is a fun travel bag for those who are going to end up on the trail. Plus […]

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Lowepro Back-to-School Gear Guide

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Lowepro Back-to-School Gear Guide

As summer draws to a close and photography students return to campus, they can balance their artistic pursuits with the demands of daily life with a comfortable, stylish, everyday bag. Lowepro offers a variety of carrying solutions, starting with our overall recommendation for 2012: the Photo Hatchback 16L AW. The Top Choice How does the […]

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My Versatile Workhorses: Pro Runner x350 and x450 AW

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My Versatile Workhorses: Pro Runner x350 and x450 AW

Do you have that favorite scuffed-up Lowepro bag that you just couldn’t live without? I do. Two of them. The Pro Runner x350 and x450 rolling backpacks. I use them for storage at the studio, then toss them in the trunk of the car for location shoots. They hold a tremendous amount of gear. I […]

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Winners! Lowepro Photographer Dream Bag Sweepstakes

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Winners! Lowepro Photographer Dream Bag Sweepstakes

Congratulations to our six Lowepro Photographer Dream Bag Sweepstakes winners. Here are the results from the June event. Grand Prizes Stacy Horner – Pro Roller Lite 250 AW Donald Highley – Pro Trekker 300 AW First Prize Todd Jackowski – Pro Messenger 180 AW Second Prize Kirsten Hunter – Photo Sport 200 AW Third Prize […]

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A Jungle Studio and a (Passport) Sling Full of Bananas

Filed in Pro Photographers by on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Jungle Studio and a (Passport) Sling Full of Bananas

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 […]

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Free Bag Friday – Urban Photo Sling 250

Filed in Contests by on May 11, 2012 323 Comments
Free Bag Friday – Urban Photo Sling 250

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 […]

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Two Approaches to Packing the Flipside Sport

Filed in Pro Photographers, Products by on May 8, 2012 0 Comments
Two Approaches to Packing the Flipside Sport

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, […]

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