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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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.
Photography

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.
Photography

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."
Photography

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.
Product Review

Ricoh Theta S Review

Point, click, capture everything. Ricoh's Theta S is the iPod of 360 cams.
Photography

Canon’s EOS 80D looks the same, but shoots like a whole new camera

Canon's EOS 80D is its latest midrange DSLR for enthusiasts. Ideal for photographers and videographers on a budget, or users stepping up from entry-level models, the 80D has notable improvements, including a 45-point autofocus system.
Photography

Dodge baggage fees and still pack plenty with these travel bags and tips

Carry-on spaces are ideal for when you are traveling light or avoiding baggage fees. Here are five products that help you expand the constricting space.
Photography

Delayed by production issues, Giroptic finally ships long-awaited 360cam

Missing in action no longer. Delayed by production issues, Giroptic is finally shipping its 360-degree camera to Kickstarter backers. Despite the nearly two-year setback, Giroptic's CEO says it's still the best consumer 360 camera.
Photography

Pictar’s amazing case turns your iPhone into a full-fledged camera

With the tagline, "Unleashing the power of your iPhone camera," the Miggo Pictar grip-case aims to do just that. It gives your iPhone a DSLR-like feel, while also unlocking adjustable camera settings.
Photography

Sennheiser wants you to use your cameras to record audio that doesn’t suck

At NAB 2016, Sennheiser unveiled two new microphones that allow videographers using DSLRs and GoPros to capture better-sounding audio than the cameras' built-in mics. They allow for enhanced audio capture, something onboard camera mics…