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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Bob Ross teaches you how to paint ‘happy little clouds’ on an iPad Pro 3:25

Nobody is better at teaching us how to paint on an iPad Pro than Bob Ross. Well, an impersonation of him, that is. Illustrator Chad Cameron channels the beloved artist in new instructional videos from Adobe.
Photography

Don’t just record the action with a GoPro, broadcast it live with Periscope

GoPro now supports live broadcasting from a Hero4 Black or Silver camera, thanks to a newly announced integration with Periscope. The feature lets you stream footage in real-time to the Periscope community.
Social Media

Unlike Michael Jordan, Bill is someone we don't want to be

If you browse your Facebook feed, you'll probably notice several posts from friends telling you to be more like them. The posts are based on a meme, "Be Like Bill," and thanks to a meme generator, it's found renewed popularity, and…
Photography

Panasonic’s Android-powered Lumix CM10 lets you do everything but phone calls

Panasonic's latest Android-powered smart camera, the Lumix CM10, has all the features of its predecessor, the CM1, except the phone call capability. It retains the 1-inch, 4K-capable 20-megapixel camera, and runs Android 5.0 apps.
Photography

Fujifilm’s new rugged compact gets larger LCD, improved lock

Fujifilm's FinePix XP90 rugged compact camera doesn't have any major updates from last year's model, but the 16-megapixel shooter has a larger display and a new lock to help better seal the camera.
Photography

New Nikon cameras to use Bluetooth for ‘always on’ pairing, photo transfer

Most new Nikon cameras, starting with the D500, will offer SnapBridge, which uses Bluetooth and Bluetooth low-energy for transferring photos and maintaining an "always on" connection.
Photography

Nikon steps into new territory with 360-degree 4K action cam

Nikon announced it's entering the action camera market with a new series, called KeyMission. The first product, KeyMission 360, is a 360-degree 4K camera that's also rugged. It also signals Nikon's move into virtual reality.
Photography

Olympus’ 300mm lens puts extra stabilization into handheld photography

Olympus' new 300mm PRO-series Micro Four Thirds lens is its first with built-in image stabilization. Combined with select cameras with 5-axis image stabilization, it increases the stabilization further.