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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Meet the travel photographer using Facebook Live to invite you along on the road

Travel photographer Trey Ratcliff has embarked on a six-month journey where he plans to visit six continents. Unlike his previous travelogues, Ratcliff will have a live audience following him on Facebook.
Photography

Are your food photos bland? Liza Gershman explains how to add some sizzle

Food has become such a popular subject for casual photographers that it has contributed a lot of noise online. Food photographer Liza Gershman shows us how to make standout grub shots.
Photography

10 point-and-shoot cameras that make your smartphone look sad

Smartphones may be today's cameras of choice, but don't count the point-and-shoot out quite yet. The newest point-and-shoot cameras offer large sensors, tough bodies, and long lenses –- something no smartphone can touch. Here are our…
Photography

Zeiss wants your iPhone photos to look nicer, launches new mobile lenses

Zeiss is well known for its optics and camera lenses. It's now taking its expertise and applying it to a new series of mobile lenses. Zeiss is partnering with ExoLens, using an existing interchangeable lens bracket system.
Photography

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.
Photography

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.
Photography

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…