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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Free Bag Friday – The Classic Camera Backpack

Filed in Contests by on May 4, 2012 353 Comments
Free Bag Friday – The Classic Camera Backpack

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; SlipLockā„¢ attachment loops; […]

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Free Bag Friday – SlingShot 202 AW

Filed in Contests by on April 13, 2012 214 Comments
Free Bag Friday – SlingShot 202 AW

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 […]

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Free Bag Friday! Photo Traveler 150

Filed in Contests, Products by on March 30, 2012 105 Comments
Free Bag Friday! Photo Traveler 150

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 […]

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Adding an iPad to Your Urban Photography

Filed in True Stories by on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Adding an iPad to Your Urban Photography

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, […]

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Why Chris McLennan Likes His Flipside 500 AW

Filed in Pro Photographers, Products by on March 6, 2012 0 Comments
Why Chris McLennan Likes His Flipside 500 AW

Pro shooter Chris McLennan has been using one of the commemorative Flipside 500 AW bags for some time now. So when we launched the “I love the extra capacity and depth that the FlipSide 500 gives me. This makes it perfect for the Canon “one” series camera body and a range of lenses – yet […]

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Free Bag Friday: New Event Messenger 250

Filed in Products by on March 2, 2012 124 Comments
Free Bag Friday: New Event Messenger 250

Want a chance to win the new Event Messenger 250? Just comment on this post about how you would use the Dual-Mode Flap design in your photography. In other words, when would you be in “secure” mode and when would you switch to “quiet” mode. You can read more about this here. Flap set for […]

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Inside the Lowepro Event Messenger 250

Filed in Products, Uncategorized by on February 22, 2012 12 Comments
Inside the Lowepro Event Messenger 250

The new Event Messenger 250 is designed for urban photographers carrying an enthusiast DSLR, accessories, laptop, and/or a tablet. If you haven’t had a good look at it, here’s a 30-second overview with Lowepro’s own Jen recorded at WPPI, Las Vegas. Most shooters think the bag looks great. But my view is that its more […]

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