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Unbelievable Story: Photo Pack Cushions a Fall for Robert Frase

Filed in Americas/U.S., Products, True Stories by on March 19, 2013 2 Comments
Unbelievable Story: Photo Pack Cushions a Fall for Robert Frase

Editor’s note: For many shooters, the best light is the first morning light. So it was for Robert Frase, enthusiast photographer and member of the Fort Worth Camera Club in Texas. Robert and a close-knit group of photographer friends often meet and shoot in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. One pre-dawn morning this January, he drove […]

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Powerful imagery, the Rio Grande del Norte & a backcountry pack

Filed in Americas/U.S., Environment, Products, True Stories by on March 5, 2013 0 Comments
Powerful imagery, the Rio Grande del Norte & a backcountry pack

Editor’s note on March 22, 2013: We have an update and a cool video from Josh to share today. Check out the Trout Unlimited blog. Watch Joshua’s video of Jose “Gia” Mondragon and the Rio Grande del Norte to learn more about these conversation efforts and the connection to place. What kind of bag does […]

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Film & digital. Light & dark. A photo adventure in Burma.

Filed in Products, Travel Stories, True Stories, Uncategorized by on February 27, 2013 0 Comments
Film & digital. Light & dark. A photo adventure in Burma.

Editor’s note: Lowepro product developer Ryan Hetzel recently returned from a trip to Myanmar. We asked him to share what it was like getting ready for this type of ‘adventure of a lifetime’ and if the experience met his expectations. Here’s his trip report. “As I planned a break for this winter, I decided I […]

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Pro Feedback from South Lake Tahoe

Filed in Pro Photographers, True Stories by on February 21, 2013 3 Comments
Pro Feedback from South Lake Tahoe

Rick Saez, Lowepro category/product manager, just returned from a trek to South Lake Tahoe to meet with a group of pros. His goal? Feedback about bag design. Here’s his report. “I was fortunate to spend some time this past weekend in South Lake Tahoe with a group of photographers and videographers talking shop,” writes Rick. […]

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It’s in the Safe – Photo Hatchback 16L AW

Filed in Products, True Stories by on January 8, 2013 0 Comments
It’s in the Safe – Photo Hatchback 16L AW

The Lowepro Photo Hatchback 16L AW is my travel companion while covering CES in Las Vegas, NV. Even though I often use this versatile backpack for outdoor trips, it has a number of features that I love for city life too. One in particular is the removable camera box. I store my Olympus OM-D and […]

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“No pictures, Mommy!”

Filed in True Stories by on December 28, 2012 0 Comments
“No pictures, Mommy!”

I take a lot of photos of my kids. I’m a mom to two boys. It’s what I do. My two-year-old has started to get a bit frustrated with being one of the two things I focus my camera on most. A few weeks before the holidays he said, “No pictures, Mommy!” I nearly fell […]

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New Book from Ian Spanier Honors America’s Volunteer Firefighters

Filed in Pro Photographers, True Stories by on December 6, 2012 0 Comments
New Book from Ian Spanier Honors America’s Volunteer Firefighters

Spirited photographer, fearless adventurer and incredibly nice guy Ian Spanier has a new book out – one that tells a story of people who don’t always get recognition for their service to communities across the United States. Local Heroes: Portraits of America’s Volunteer Firefighters is a tribute to the everyday citizens who help protect homes […]

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