One of the great things about GoPros is that they’re fearless around water. Here are some tips for getting better results when shooting in and around the water.
Using a pistol trigger with a GoPro provides a comfortable grip and a more precise way to operate the shutter. Here’s a roundup of the best trigger grips I’ve come across.
If you’re taking your GoPro out on the water, sometimes you need something that combines flotation with extended reach. Here are some of the best GoPro float pole options.
The camera tips that show you what the screen icons do on a GoPro HERO7 go away automatically after you click on them once. Here’s how to bring them back.
Do GoPros have zoom? Yes, some of the newer models do, but there are some limitations that are worth knowing. Here are some examples.
There’s a good chance you’ll be wanting to take your GoPro in the water. But you’ll find out pretty quickly that GoPros don’t float. So here’s a rundown of options for keeping your GoPro afloat.
If you’re looking to mount a GoPro on a tripod, here’s a rundown of the various types of tripod conversion adapters that you can get to be able to use any GoPro on any tripod.
Trying to choose between the Akaso EK7000 and EK7000 Pro? Here’s a rundown of how they compare.
If your underwater photos are coming out blue and with washed-out colors, a good option is to add an underwater filter. There are several approaches; Backscatter’s Flip7 is unique and convenient.
The GoPro Super Suit adds extra protection and lets you take your GoPro much deeper than the built-in waterproof protection. Here’s when and how to use it.
While the Akaso EK7000 and EK7000 Pro aren’t the most demanding action cameras on SD card speed requirements, they still need a card that’s fast enough. Here are some recommendations.
Here are some recommendations for the best SD cards to use with the DJI Osmo Action.
The lens port cover of your DJI Osmo Action might feel like it’s not going to come off, but it does. Here’s how.
Here’s a detailed guide to connecting the GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session cameras with the GoPro Smart Remote and the Remo voice-command remote.
Some of the newer GoPro cameras allow you to select either 5Ghz or 2.4Ghz wifi bands. Here’s how to do it.
If you’re trying to reset your GoPro’s wifi password or just look up what it is so you can connect, here are the steps for recent GoPro models.
Controlling a single GoPro camera remotely is pretty straightforward. The most obvious way to do that is to use the GoPro mobile app. But what if you want to control more than one camera? For that, you’ll need to use a dedicated remote. Here’s an overview of how it works.
If you’re looking to control your GoPro HERO6 Black with the Smart Remote or Remo, here are some step-by-step guides to pairing the remotes with the camera.
GoPro remote pairing guides for the HERO7 Black with the Smart Remote and Remo.
Formating the GoPro’s SD card gets the card ready for use and keeps the filesystem healthy and minimizes the risk of errors. Here are the various ways to do it on different GoPro models.
If you want to use the older GoPro WiFi Remote with your HERO7 Black or HERO6 Black, you can. But there is a trick to look out for. So here’s a quick guide.
The ReFuel ActionPack is a waterproof extended battery for the GoPro HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, and HERO (2018).
The new DJI Osmo Action aims squarely at the GoPro HERO7 Black. They’re remarkably similar, but there are also many differences when you drill down into the details. Here’s how they compare.
There aren’t many differences between the GoPro HERO7 Silver and White, and only one of them is likely to be decisive for most users trying to choose between them. Here’s a plain English rundown of the differences.
Here’s my in-depth, hands-on comparison for the similarities and differences between the HERO7 White and the HERO (2018).
Here’s an in-depth, hands-on comparison of how the GoPro HERO 5 Black compares with the newer HERO 7 Black in terms of specs, features, and performance.
Here’s my detailed breakdown of how the GoPro HERO6 Black compares with the newer HERO7 Black.
Here’s a detailed breakdown of how the GoPro HERO7 Black compares with the HERO7 Silver.
Here’s a detailed breakdown of how the GoPro HERO5 Session compares with the new HERO (2018), including video and photo capabilities.
Here’s a detailed side-by-side comparison of the GoPro HERO (2018) and the HERO5 Black in features, capabilities, and performance.
The new HERO (2018) and the HERO6 Black look the same, but there are lots of differences in features and capabilities. Here’s a detailed breakdown of how they compare.
If you’re looking for a GoPro alternative at a lower price, the Akaso EK7000 is worth a look. It doesn’t have the same bells and whistles as a GoPro, but it’s a surprisingly good action cam.
Both the DJI Osmo Action and GoPro HERO7 Black have in-camera video stabilization to create smoother video footage out of the camera. GoPro has HyperSmooth. DJI has RockSteady. Here’s how they compare side-by-side.
Now that I’ve been out shooting with the new DJI Osmo Action, here’s a detailed rundown of its features and capabilities for shooting video.
Here’s a detailed rundown of the DJI Osmo Action’s features and capabilities for shooting photos.
If your GoPro begins recording as soon as you turn it on, you’re probably starting it in QuikCapture mode. Here’s how to turn on your GoPro without the recording beginning immediately.
The HERO7 cameras have sensors that can detect the rotation of the camera. Here’s how to lock it in place to prevent automatic rotation.
If you find that you’re accidentally touching the back screen and changing shooting modes when shooting with the HERO7 cameras, here’s how to lock the screen.
Turning on a GoPro is usually very simple. But sometimes you can run into situations where your GoPro won’t turn on. Here are some things to try.
Here’s a rundown of the various features and capabilities of the HERO7 Silver and White when shooting photos.
The Burst Mode and Continuous Photo functions on GoPros are useful ways to capture fast-moving action. Here’s a rundown of how they work, how they’re different, and what options are available.
Wondering whether GoPro photo and video files are compatible with Lightroom? You’re in luck. Not only do they work, but Lightroom works especially well with GoPro RAW image files.
The GoPro HERO7 Black introduced a new feature called SuperPhoto. Here’s a rundown of what it is and when to use it.