Two or three GoPro 3 units and virtually ANY other decent HD camcorder in your war chest and you have what you need for a powerful video production environment. Seems like a producer could just about create any kind of video production s/he wants with these units, even spice up the life of relatively static, mundane, boring everyday events.
I've rethunk my immediate future camera purchasing budget plans to 3 3's and a Canon Vixia series instead of two of anything else in the $3K and higher category.
The Wall Street Journal reported today that action cam juggernaut, GoPro, will be launching a line of consumer drones late next year. The drones will reportedly be multi-rotor helicopters designed to carry high-def cameras, much like current drone manufacturers, such as DJI and Parrot.
When people think of action cameras, GoPro comes to mind. In fact, much like people called photocopies "Xeroxes" in the 80s we've heard people call action camera footage called "GoPro footage"; regardless of the camera used to shoot it. Funny enough though, despite the "Pro" in the name, GoPro has had a difficult time in the professional market.
Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman with a GoPro! VFX Masterminds Sam and Niko of CorridorDigital dream up an average day for the Man of Steel as he journeys to return a lost GoPro.
Taking care of your equipment is not only good for it, but a necessity. High definition only works if your camera has a clear, unobstructed view. So there are a few tips, tricks, and habits that will give you years of HD video viewing pleasure.
Some of the best video watched on YouTube are from action cams. These amazing devices can get you into the action better than anything invented as yet. Everyone is using action cams from skaters and bikers to surfers and divers, and even a jump-rope, so what is it you need to know to get it right?