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
On my flight to Las Vegas to cover the CES 2012 event, I booked a seat on Bombardier Q400, so I could use my local airport instead of driving 90 minutes to San Francisco International. The tradeoff is that the Q400 is a much smaller plane than those servicing SFO. The overhead compartments are particularly […]
I took my Lowepro Pro Messenger 200 AW around Center Hall at CES to see how much room there was to spare when accommodating the hottest new cameras. This shoulder bag has lots of space, and even more when compact cameras are used. For example, you could put a half dozen Canon GX 1s in […]
January is a great time of year to clean out closets, review upcoming expenses, and even tackle that messy garage. But what about your camera gear? Over time we tend to collect lenses and other accessories. How are you storing them? On shelves where they’re exposed to dust? In various camera bags? Desk drawers? One […]
Here’s a hand-picked selection of gear that will help you choose the right Lowepro bag for the photographer in your life. Each item is linked to the Lowepro product page for more information and for a ballpark price. But we encourage you to also check with your favorite specialty dealer. And from all of us […]
In honor of the recent 2011 Pop Award for “Best for Hiker,” we’re going to give away one Photo Sport 200 AW as part of this week’s Free Bag Friday contest. Pop Photo commented about the bag, “We call this a solid hiking pack because it’s almost literally true: A rigid plastic back panel acts […]
In theory, we’re clear on how a bag is to preform under adverse conditions. But to actually experience its virtues takes appreciation to a new level. That’s what happened to me on Saturday, Oct. 29 in New York City with the Lowepro DSLR Video Fastpack 250 AW. By now, you’ve probably already heard about the […]
For a bag that looks so comfortable and blends in with the urban environment, the new Lowepro Pro Messenger 200 AW includes a lot of features. I’ve created two short movies that will help you decide if this “high-tech-retro” bag is for you. First, here’s an overview that shows the basic features. Now, since I […]