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
Photography

Olympus gives new love to E-M1, E-M5 II cameras via firmware updates

For owners of Olympus' O-MD E-M1 and E-M5 Mark II cameras, upcoming firmware updates will add new features. These include focus bracketing for depth-of-field images with greater area of focus, and other enhancements to photos and videos.
Photography

Sony adds 14-bit uncompressed RAW, 5-axis stabilization, to high-sensitivity A7S II camera

The latest Mark II variant in its A7 series of full-frame mirrorless cameras, Sony's A7S II retains its high 409,600 ISO, but has improved video recording specs like in-camera 4K and Full HD slo-mo, and 5-axis stabilization.
Home Theater

B&W ditched 40 years of engineering for a fresh start, and it sounds amazing

For its latest 800 Series Diamond speakers, Bowers & Wilkins went back to the drawing board and re-engineered the design, from top to bottom. With the exception of a diamond dome, the DS3 speakers are nothing like their predecessors.
Photography

For its latest experiment in virtual travel, Marriott looks to Samsung’s Gear VR

Marriott continues to experiment with virtual travel. Its latest project, a collaboration with Samsung, uses the Gear VR headset and three short travel narratives to create a 360 panorama experience that makes you feel you're…
Product Review

Kodak PixPro SP360 Review

The footage isn't great, but Kodak's Pixpro makes 360-degree video easy.
Cool Tech

8 restaurants going high tech with tablets, robots, and liquid nitrogen

Ever had sushi delivered to you by a high-speed conveyor belt, or a 22-course meal accompanied by a high-end audio and video system? If not, then book a table at one of these tech-centric eateries.
Photography

HP’s Instant Ink knows when your printer is out before you do, sends you new ones

HP offers a convenience that automatically sends out replacement ink cartridges when your printer is running low. The company is highlighting its Instant Ink subscription-based program with new Envy and OfficeJet models.
Photography

GoPro adds in-camera editing for creating short clips for sharing

You don't have to wait until you get home to share your GoPro videos. A new feature, Video Trim + Share, lets you create short clips of exciting moments, and share it instantly from your smartphone.