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

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.
Social Media

Twitter: User base still flat, but ad revenue up 48 percent year-over-year

On February 10, Twitter revealed its earnings for Q4 and fiscal year 2015. User growth remains stagnant, but ad revenue was up. CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter will work on improving its core services, centered around live moments.
Photography

ScopeAround camera turns smartphones into tool for science, health, repairs

The ScopeAround is a multipurpose camera that converts into a microscope and endoscope. Using interchangeable lens heads, the camera is useful for checking your skin and teeth, examining tiny things, or seeing places that are hard…
Social Media

Musician Ciara sues ex-fiance for $15 million over allegedly libelous tweets

Ciara has slapped her ex-fiance, rapper Future, with a $15 million defamation suit. In addition to slanderous radio interviews, Ciara claims Future has made disparaging tweets about her.