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.
Articles
Business

Smart travelers don’t need smart luggage yet, but we haven’t lost hope

Do travelers really need features like Bluetooth, digital scales, and batteries? We took Barracuda’s latest smart luggage along on a trip to find out, and the results opened our eyes.
Photography

From fisheye to bokeh, Nikon's latest trio of lenses let you open real wide

Nikon announced three wide-angle lenses that include an entry-level 10-20mm and two Gold Ring premium models, a 28mm f/1.4 prime and 8-15mm fisheye. All three are ideal for landscapes, architecture, and events.
Photography

On land or at sea, Nikon's W300 captures your rugged adventures in 4K

Nikon updated its series of Coolpix rugged camera with the new W300. A follow-up to the AW130, the W300 brings 4K video recording and SnapBridge wireless protocol to a waterproof, freezeproof, shockproof, and dustproof compact camera.
Product Review

GoPro Hero4 Silver Review

GoPro's Hero4 Silver makes a badass camera even if you're not a badass.
Product Review

Polaroid Cube Review

Polaroid Cube review.
Product Review

Samsung Gear 360 Review

Stop playing in VR and start creating it with Samsung's Gear 360
Product Review

GoPro Hero Session Review

GoPro's tiny Session lives in the shadow of its big brothers, but still packs a punch.
Mobile

Google Lens adds unprecedented intelligence to your smartphone camera

At its 2017 I/O conference, Google demonstrated how far its research in computer vision has come. The company unveiled Google Lens, a sophisticated image recognition technology that lets you analyze what the camera sees.
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

Absurd Tumblr site combines images of two celebs into crazy funny offsprings

From Spockahontas to Quentin Tarantina Turner, a hilarious Tumblr site from a Swedish graphic designer mixes half-images of famous celebs (real and fake) into love children with equally funny names.
Product Review

Samsung Gear 360 (2017) Review

Samsung Gear 360 (2017) review.