Les Shu

Les Shu

As the photography editor for Digital Trends, I bring with me more than a decade of tech and lifestyle journalism experience. I have written for a variety publications that include Laptop, Men's Fitness, Computer Shopper, More, Best Life, and Men's Journal. My approach to tech is simple: Highlighting the best products that are easy to use with the most bang for your buck. On the side, I am an airline nerd who enjoys building Lego sets.
Articles
Business

Clean air, dirty screens, hidden outlets, and more little-known air travel secrets

Did you know you can pay for a flight using bitcoin, or that headphones can make airplane food taste better? Here are things you may not know (but you now do) about air travel.
Photography

Stock photo startup Snapwire explores mini-IPO filing under new regulations

Like all startups, Snapwire, the on-demand stock photo agency, needs to raise funds to grow. Its CEO, Chad Newell, is currently exploring the potential of a mini IPO, thanks to changes to securities regulations.
Photography

Nikon’s 3 new pro lenses include affordable super-telephoto and prime

Nikon is adding three new pro/enthusiast FX-format lenses to its lineup, including an affordable super-telephoto and a fast prime lens. Two lenses also introduce a new electronic aperture control for high-speed photography.
Photography

Hate buying ink? Epson will save you 2 years of refills with new EcoTank printers

Epson is bringing its EcoTank ink system stateside. EcoTank printers have a ink reservoir compartment that can be refilled using affordable ink bottles. The inks last up to two years, but the printers cost more to purchase.
Product Review

Drift Stealth 2 Review

Drift’s feature-rich Stealth 2 belies action cam’s output quality.
Photography

Here’s how to use your GoPro Hero3 cam for Meerkat live-streaming

Meerkat now supports the GoPro Hero camera for live-streaming video. The integration, currently in beta, marks the first time the app is extending broadcasting outside of a mobile device.
Photography

Welcome back, Flickr Pro: Premium plan returns with improved analytics, no ads

Flickr is reintroducing its Pro subscription plan. For $50 a year, users get access to new and improved analytics, ad-free browsing, and discounts for Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography plan and Flickr merchandise.
Photography

Enlight photo-editing app adds iPad support, new ‘heal’ tool for easy fixes

Promising the power of desktop software, combined with the intuitive use of a smartphone app, Enlight is a new advanced photo editor for iOS that delivers Photoshop-like functions.