If you’re trying to decide whether to upgrade to the new GoPro HERO5 Black or trying to choose between the two, here’s a detailed breakdown of their similarities and differences.
You might have noticed your camera getting very hot to the touch. In general, that’s normal, but there can be some consequences.
It’s always a good idea to format the SD card in the camera. Here’s a rundown of how to do it with recent GoPro models.
GoPros have a couple of different ways of setting the date and time, each with its advantages.
The Wasabi Power Hand Grip is an external USB battery and hand grip in one. It’s a convenient way to add extra battery power to extend your GoPro filming.
Sennheiser has released a new microphone for the GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver, the MKE 2 Elements. It attaches directly to the camera and is waterproof.
If you find that your GoPro’s battery is draining quickly even when the camera is switched off, here’s a troubleshooting checklist of things to try.
With a recent firmware update, GoPro killed compatibility with third-party batteries. Wasabi Power are out with a new version of their battery that fixes that and promises to be compatible with all future GoPro firmware updates.
There are advantages to using an Arca-style quick release plate with a GoPro, and yes, such plates do in fact exist.
If you’re looking to add a neutral density, polarizer, or macro filter to your GoPro HERO4 Black or Silver, PolarPro has a 3-pack that’s worth a look.
GoPros have never had particularly good battery life. So having spare batteries on hand, along with an external charger, can help you keep shooting.
If you’re looking for something a bit out of the ordinary run-of-the-mill GoPro stick, here are some that offer something more.
Which microSD memory cards work best with the GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session? Here are some recommendations based on my testing in the camera.
Wondering which of your HERO4 accessories will work on the new GoPro HERO5 Black? Here’s a rundown of what will and won’t work.
Trying to work out which type of GoPro housing is best for what you want to use it for? Here’s a rundown of the different types.
The GVB 3-Axis Action Gimbal smoothes out the jerkiness that comes naturally with handheld video footage shot with GoPro cameras.
Joby has some new action camera mounts. I’ve been testing out the suction cup and clamp with the new locking arms.
There are multiple options for doing long-term timelapse with a GoPro HERO4 Silver or Black. Here’s a rundown of the options–each has its own pros and cons.
There are a lot of GoPro cases available. GoCase aims for the premium end of the market. Here’s my hands-on review of their smallest, compact case.
Battery life is a weak point of GoPros. The new Brunton All Day battery pack for the GoPro HERO4 series aims to do something about that. Here’s my hands-on review.
Motion can make timelapse more compelling. Here’s a roundup of some of the better options for adding panning and rotation to your timelapse captures.
Wondering if you can control your GoPro remotely by wifi underwater? An explanation of what’s possible and what isn’t to remotely control GoPros underwater.
Wondering if the touchscreen on the back of GoPro HERO5 Black or HERO4 Silver works underwater?
Wondering what the GoPro spot meter does? Here’s an explanation.
Wondering what the LRV and THM files are that appear when you shoot GoPro videos? Here’s what they do.
GoPros split up large video files into chapters. Here’s a quick method for joining them back together.
GoPro cameras are of course best known for video. But they also have very good capabilities as still cameras, albeit with a limited amount of control.
If you’d prefer your GoPro not to draw attention to itself while filming, there are several options for making it more discreet.
A rundown of the various video modes available on the new GoPro HERO5 Session.
A headline feature of the new GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session is the addition of built-in video stabilization. So I’ve put it to the test. Here are the results.
A rundown of the various video modes, resolutions, framerates, fields of view, formats, bitrates, and stabilization options available on the GoPro HERO5 Black.
The GoPro HERO5 cameras have a new in-camera feature for something you could only do in post-production before: correcting fisheye in photos and videos.
Some GoPros, like the HERO5 Black, offer a choice between two color modes in the photo mode: GoPro and Flat. Here are some examples and when they’re best used.
Some GoPro models give you the option to choose between high, medium, and low levels of sharpening. Here are some examples to help demystify what these different settings do.
That distinctive fisheye look isn’t always what you want. Here’s how to remove it from GoPro videos with the free GoPro Studio app.
GoPro photos have that distinctive fisheye look. But that might not be what you want all the time. Here’s an effective and quick way to remove the fisheye look using Lightroom.
Can you use a GoPro as a travel camera? Absolutely. But before you rely exclusively on your GoPro for that once-in-a-lifetime trip, here’s a rundown of what I see as the main pros and cons.
A step-by-step how-to guide for compiling a basic timelapse using GoPro Studio.
If you’re exporting GoPro Cineform MOV files from GoPro Studio, you might have trouble playing them on other systems. Here’s how to fix it.
It’s easy to generate a lot of photos and video clips with GoPros. But sorting through it all to find the keepers can be tedious. Fileloupe aims to speed things up.
If you’re wondering why your GoPro is breaking your videos up into smaller segments, it’s not an error and you’re not doing anything wrong. It’s normal–here’s why.