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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Social Media

Update: Former Apple PR executive Natalie Kerris joins Twitter as VP of Comm

Twitter confirmed it has hired Natalie Kerris, a top Apple PR veteran, as head of communications. Kerris spent 14 years at Apple, working on some of the company's major products, and is a major recruit by CEO Jack Dorsey.
Photography

Adobe brings new Lightroom features to Android in Version 2.0

Adobe has ported features recently introduced in Lightroom for iOS to the Android version. Lightroom for Android 2.0 allows for finer color controls and in-camera shooting, and new features like Dehaze for auto-removal of haze and fog.
Business

Here’s the catch with those new U.S. flights to Cuba (and how to get there anyway)

The U.S. and Cuba recently signed an aviation agreement that could see the more than 100 scheduled flights between the two countries. However, general tourism is still restricted – for now – but there are legal ways around it. Before…
Photography

Ricoh celebrates 80th birthday with limited-edition GR II camera

To mark its 80th year, Ricoh introduced a special edition of its GR II compact camera. With only 3,200 made, the silver-clad camera comes with a leather case, but uses the same large APS-C sensor and 18.3mm lens as a standard GR II.
Photography

7 pro tips on setting up a successful boudoir photo shoot at home

Great boudoir photography places emphasis on what the subjects find beautiful about themselves. Photographer Susan Eckert shares her professional tips on how to capture the edgier side of portrait photography.
Cool Tech

Not just for astronauts and OK Go: How you too can experience zero gravity

The band OK Go recently wowed with a music video that was filmed in a zero gravity environment. Here are five places where you can achieve weightlessness.
Photography

OK Go get messy in zero G for their latest must-watch video

OK Go has been creating strange and unique, but real, viral music videos for more than 10 years, and now they've taken to the air with the video for Upside Down & Inside Out, filmed entirely inside a jet airplane in zero gravity.