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.

Sony full-frame 16-35mm Zeiss lens one of the company’s fastest ever made

Following the recently announced full-frame cinema lens, Sony is unveiling a new Zeiss full frame zoom lens at Photokina 2014 that it says is one of its fastest. In addition, new accessories.

Photography

A Sony full-frame E-mount lens to help filmmakers achieve their cinematic visions

Sony has added a new full-frame E-mount lens to its lineup that's designed for filmmaking. This cinema lens with power zoom is ideal for Sony cameras like the 4K-capable A7S, but works with all E-mount cameras.

Photography

Teen petitions to have self-portrait with cat and lasers as yearbook pic

An Upstate New York teenager is petitioning his high school to allow him to use a portrait of him and his cat – with lasers in the backdrop – in the yearbook. The school is leaning toward no.

Photography

Ricoh joins the likes of GoPro, Sony with its first action cam, the WG-M1

Ricoh is throwing its weight into the action camera market with its new WG-M1. The camera has a 14-megapixel CMOS sensor that shoots Full HD videos, and an ultra-wide-lens.

Photography

Fujifilm X-T1 receives a durable, luxe limited-edition Graphite Silver body

In addition to a new limited-edition body option, the X-T1 Graphite Silver from Fujifilm has some technical enhancements. Plus, Fujifilm announces an upcoming firmware update for all X-T1 users, plus a new kit lens.

Photography

Get larger instant prints with Fujifilm’s Instax Wide 300

For fans of instant film who want larger prints, Fujifilm is releasing its Instax Wide 300 camera, which ideal for pro and amateur use. Also announced are Instax Mini 8 and Instax Mini 90 in new colors.

Photography

Vievu2 is the camera that’s tough enough for cops, but made for everyone else

Vievu, maker of wearable police cameras, has designed a compact POV cam for law enforcement situations in the workplace and other events that require documentation. But the camera can also be used for lifestyle activities, too.

Photography

Wear your mirrorless camera like a revolver with Cosyspeed’s Camslinger bags

German accessory manufacturer Cosyspeed will present new bags for mirrorless cameras at this year's Photokina show, including cases that let you hold your camera like a gunslinger.

Photography

Say hello to Ollie, Sphero’s smartphone-controlled racer that hits 14 MPH

Sphero, the maker of connected playthings, has come out with its newest smartphone-controlled toy, Ollie. With a nod to skateboarding culture, Ollie can perform tricks and reach speeds of up to 14 miles per hour.

Mobile

Epson lowers price of PrecisionCore inkjet tech with new multifunction units

Epson unveiled two new lower-priced multifunction printers with the company's PrecisionCore printhead technology, offering laser-like print quality and fast speeds. Plus, a standard $99 MFP.

Photography