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.
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St Giles hotel guests to get first crack at the Samsung Gear 360 camera

St Giles Hotels is the latest company in the travel industry to use virtual reality in its marketing, but it's putting content creation in the hands of guests, by way of the new Samsung Galaxy Gear 360 camera.
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The Canon EOS Rebel T6 is a foodie's best friend

The new EOS Rebel T6 doesn't bring anything revolutionary to Canon's budget DSLR series. While performance is on par with the previous T5, the T6 adds Wi-Fi/NFC and a shooting mode designed for food photography.
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Brother’s new INKvestment printer comes with enough ink to last 2 years

Brother has launched new printers that use cartridges that provide larger page yields and are less-expensive to buy. Targeting home officer users, the new INKvestment series includes a model that comes packaged with two years of ink.
Photography

Adobe rebrands ‘storytelling’ apps for iOS, launches new web-based version

Adobe Spark is the new name for its storytelling apps, a trio of tools for non-designers to create impactful visual content easily and quickly. In addition to iOS, Spark is available as a web-based version.
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Relive your most epic thrills and spills with the 8 best action cams

Action cameras are great tools for capturing videos of your everyday activities, whether it's a birthday party or the steepest slope you've ever descended on your snowboard. These mini camcorders are easy to use, and they shoot…
Photography

Compact mega-zoom, mirrorless macro lens, and pro flash make up Canon's newest gear

Canon is adding a new 28mm macro lens to the EF-M mirrorless lens lineup -- a first for the series. The lens includes a light ring that illuminates close-up objects. Also, there is a new compact 25x mega-zoom camera, and premium flash.
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Eyse action cam not only live-streams, but 3D capture gives VR-like viewing

The Eyse is a live-streaming 3D action camera that uses two lenses to capture stereoscopic videos with depth perspective. When viewed through a virtual reality headset, the video gives a VR-like experience.
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New York Times photo editors share how they choose the pictures of the week

Ever wonder how photo editors decide what makes a great photo? In a Facebook live stream, three editors from The New York Times reveal how they curate photos for the Lens blog's "Week in Pictures."
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Want to see cute cats on your commute? U.K. arts collective aims to put them on the tube

An arts collective in the U.K. has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fill a subway station with cat photos, in place of advertisements. It's an attempt to take back public spaces, while creating something fun for commuters.