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Lowepro Newsletter Issue #4 - November 2011


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November 2011
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Photo Sport 200 AW earns top honors again and we profile photography legend Steve McCurry



November has the weather cooling off... and the awards at Lowepro are heating up!

Our Photo Sport 200 AW has won another award! Legendary photographer and Loweprofessional Steve McCurry talks about turning moments into legends.

If you missed Photo Plus Expo, we've got the recaps for you! And, don't forget, tomorrow's FREE webinar with Rick Sammon: On-Location Portrait Photography at 12PM PST/3PM EST.

Not sure which bag is right for you? Our new online Bagfinder tool is ready to help!

Read on and enjoy. We hope you like what you see.
Photo Sport 200 AW We are proud to announce the Photo Sport 200 AW is the Winner of the 2011 Pop Awards: The Best Photo Gear of the Year.

Adventure sport athletes who like to go fast and light - but equally like to capture the moment - will enjoy the freedom of Lowepro's Photo Sport 200 AW backpack. It's an ideal carrying solution for trail running, mountain biking, snowboarding and other active outdoor pursuits. The dual-compartment design offers ample space for personal gear and a camera kit.   


Up to a pro-sized DSLR with a kit lePop Photo Award 2011ns attached, flash, hydration reservoir (not included); toploading compartment with up to 13.9 liters of volume fits personal items such as a hat, light jacket, snack, cell phone, keys, etc.


steve mccurry: Turning Moments into Legends

Steve McCurry

© Steve McCurry

Owner of the last roll of Kodachrome film. Recipient of the Robert Capa Gold Metal for war coverage. Member-photographer of Magnum Photos since 1986. Steve McCurry has earned all of these distinctions in his career, and more. His work has been featured in every major publication in the world and frequently appears in National Geographic. His published books include: The Imperial Way (1985), Monsoon (1988), Portraits (1999), South Southeast (2000), Sanctuary (2002), The Path to Buddha: A Tibetan Pilgrimage (2003), Steve McCurry (2005), Looking East (2006), In the Shadow of Mountains (2007), The Unguarded Moment (2009), and The Iconic Photographs (2011).


McCurry has permanent collections at the George Eastman House, the Fondazione Palazzo Bricherasio in Italy, the Tokyo Museum of Modern Art and the Musee National d'art Moderne in Paris. His awards and exhibitions number in the hundreds. The United Nations International Photographic Council bestowed him a Special Recognition Award for "ceaseless devotion and outstanding achievement".

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Photo Plus Expo 2011

Didn't make it to Photo Plus Expo this year? Not to worry, we've got a daily recap for you! Our team unveiled new and exciting products, covered the top stories and chatted with the pros who work out of our bags every day. Get an exclusive look at each day's highlights. 

New bagfinder 2 - Find your fit 

Bagfinder 2  

The new and improved Bagfinder 2 has debuted! It's now easier than ever to find the perfect Lowepro bag for your gear. Looking for the perfect bag for that special photographer? Use Bagfinder 2 to help you select that perfect gift. Find a Lowepro bag to fit your camera, video and lenses. We have a wide range of professional designs built to protect your gear, provide comfort and give you fast access.  

Forgot Your Polarizer? You can add some "umph" to a sky by color sampling the blue (in Lightroom, Aperture, or ACR), then increasing the saturation and decreasing the luminance. Try it with one of your favorite landscape shots.

-Derrick Story, Lowepro Photography Evangelist  

Our trek started in a small Colorado garage over 40 years ago. Since then, we've been traveling the world on the backs and shoulders of the best photographers on the planet. We've learned. We've innovated. We've become a leader.


We're looking forward to sharing this journey with you. 




The Lowepro Team 



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