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.
Here's a quick guide to finding your GoPro's MAC address.
There are some shooting situations where you might want to get the files off a GoPro's memory card without touching the camera. Here are some good options.
While charging GoPro batteries isn't complicated, the specific options vary from camera to camera. Here's a rundown of the charging and battery options for the GoPro Fusion.
Here are some recommendations for which SD cards to get for the GoPro Fusion 360° camera.
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 rundown of the video resolutions, framerates, fields of view, and Protune options available when shooting video on the GoPro HERO4 Silver.
Although the GoPro HERO (2018) isn't compatible with the Remo or Smart Remotes, there are still a couple of ways to control the camera remotely out of the box.
Here's a rundown of the relevant modes and settings of the photo mode on the GoPro HERO (2018), including file types, fields of view, and enhanced dynamic range.
On the GoPro HERO6 Black and HERO5 Black, you can choose between two image formats for still photos: JPG and RAW. Here's a quick overview of what the difference is and when to use which.
GoPro's QuickCapture feature is designed as a one-press way to power the camera up and start shooting immediately. There are a few tricks to using it, though.
Here are some SD card recommendations for the GoPro HERO (2018).
If you're looking to add polarizing or ND filters to the GoPro HERO5 Black or HERO6 Black, PolarPro has a 3-pack kit of snap-on filters specifically for these camera models. Here's my hands-on review.
While there aren't a lot of options for external batteries for the GoPro HERO6 Black and HERO5 Black, there are some. Here are the best options I've come across for powering your GoPro for more than a couple of hours at a time.
If you're after an extended battery for the GoPro HERO6 Black or HERO5 Black that's waterproof, the new Oumers Side Power is one of the few options available.
Wondering whether you can run the GoPro HERO6 Black with external power without having the internal battery installed? Yes, you can.
Wondering if you can use a 128GB microSD card in your GoPro? So long as you're using one of these models, you can.
Here's a rundown of which GoPro remote to use when as well as some other options for controlling your GoPro remotely.
If you're wondering why your image is suddenly cropped when you turn on the stabilization feature, here's why it happens.
One of the headline features of the GoPro HERO6 Black is better in-camera video stabilization to smooth out shaky footage. Here are some side-by-side examples to illustrate its effectiveness.
Here's a detailed side-by-side comparison of the GoPro HERO (2018) and the HERO5 Black.
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.
GoPro carved out the action camera niche and turned it into a multibillion dollar industry. But they’re no longer the only game in town. Here are some others 4K action cameras worth a look.
The GoPro HERO6 Black promises better results from its in-camera stabilization. So I've been putting it to the test side-by-side with the HERO5 Black.
If you're trying to decide whether to get the HERO6 Black or HERO5 Black, here's a detailed side-by-side comparison of the core features.
The HERO6 has a new processor and promises improved image quality over its predecessor, the HERO5 Black. Here are some side-by-side comparisons.
They look identical from the outside. And the similarity of their model names is unnecessarily confusing. But once you dig into the features and price, there are some significant differences. Here's how the GoPro HERO5 Session and GoPro HERO Session compare.
Nikon has launched a new action cam, the KeyMission 170. Here's how it stacks up against the new GoPro HERO5 Black.
If you're trying to decide whether to upgrade to the HERO5 Black, or have found a good deal on the HERO4 Silver, here's how they compare.
The GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session look very different, but there are also important differences under the hood. Here's a detailed comparison.
Here's a rundown of the video resolution, framerates, fields of view, and modes that are available on the GoPro HERO (2018).
GoPros are best known for video, but yes they most certainly can take still photos. All GoPros can take still photos as JPGs. Some of the newest models can shoot RAW as well.
If you're getting an error message on your computer when you try to open a video shot on the GoPro HERO6 Black, it might be because it isn't compatible with the HEVC (H.265) codec used in some of the HERO6 Black's video modes. Here are some workarounds.
A rundown of the various video modes and options available on the GoPro HERO Session.
The GoPro HERO6 Black has built-in video stabilization. Here are some side-by-side examples of how it compares with the stabilization in Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro CC's War Stabilizer.
Here's a rundown of the field of view options available in the GoPro HERO6 Black. Some FOV settings have been removed and replaced by the new zoom. Others are only available in some shooting modes.
Here's a rundown of the various Protune options that are available on the HERO6 Black and what each of them does.
A timelapse video clip I shot recently in the Arctic with a GoPro HERO5 Black while our ship was crunching through the Arctic sea ice north of Svalbard.
The GoPro HERO6 Black has new headline features of 4K60 and 1080p240 video modes. While there's a lot of overlap with the HERO5 Black, there are also some new options and some that have gone away.
Among the GoPro HERO6 Black's Burst Mode options is a new Auto setting. Here's what it does.