GoPro Tips & Tricks

GoPro Deals

Here's a roundup of the best deals on GoPro cameras that have caught my eye.
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GoPro HERO10 Launched!

GoPro has announced the latest in their line of flagship action cameras: the GoPro HERO10 Black. With a new GP2 chip, it shoots 5.3K60 and 4K120 video and 23MP photos.
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New GoPro High-Performance Enduro Battery for GoPro HERO10 & HERO9 Black

GoPro has announced a new high-performance battery for the HERO10 and HERO9 cameras.
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Can You Use 1TB microSD Cards in GoPro Cameras?

I tried out a SanDisk Extreme 1TB microSDXC card in recent models of GoPro cameras to see if it would work. Here's what I found.
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GoPro HERO9 Black Sample Photos

Here's a small collection of photos I've taken with the GoPro HERO9 Black.
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GoPro, We Have a Problem. Does the GoPro HERO10 Black Overheat Too Easily?

I've seen reports of GoPro HERO10 Black cameras overheating after just 20 minutes of recording. So I decided to try for myself.
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Which Accessories Will Work with the GoPro HERO10 Black?

With the GoPro HERO10 Black now out, here's a running list of which accessories will work with the new model.
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How to Reset a GoPro HERO10 Black

The GoPro HERO10 Black has a few different types of reset. There's a factory reset that wipes everything, but there are also some other more selective reset options that might be useful for solving specific problems.
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GoPro HERO10 Launched!

GoPro has announced the latest in their line of flagship action cameras: the GoPro HERO10 Black. With a new GP2 chip, it shoots 5.3K60 and 4K120 video and 23MP photos.
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Protune Options of the GoPro HERO10 Black

Here are master lists of the Protune options available on the GoPro HERO10 Black when shooting video footage and still photos.
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GoPro HERO10 Black SD Card Recommendations

Not all SD cards will work well in the GoPro HERO10 Black. Here are some practical recommendations for which microSD cards are fast enough to keep up with the HERO10's high-bitrate 100Mbps video recording and burst photo modes.
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What is HEVC on GoPro Cameras? HEVC & H.264 Explained

Newer models of GoPro's flagship Black edition cameras can record video in HEVC or H.264. Here's an explanation of what those are and when to use them.
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How to Shoot H.264 Video With the GoPro HERO10 Black

The GoPro HERO10 Black has two options for saving its video files: HEVC or H.264 + HEVC. Here's how the option works and in which video modes you can limit it to the more widely compatible H.264 only.
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How to Avoid HEVC Video on the GoPro HERO9 Black

If your computer isn't compatible with HEVC video files from the HERO9 Black, here's a list of video modes you can use to record in H.264.
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A Floating Grip, Tripod & Selfie Stick in One

The Nu Grip is a GoPro and action camera accessory that combines 4 key functions in 1: grip, selfie stick, tabletop tripod, and float. I’ve been testing it out, and here’s my take on it.
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Keeping a GoPro HERO9 Black Water Resistant While Using External Power: The 3BR X-PWR-H9 External Power Kit

The 3BR X-PWR-H9 is an accessory to solve the problem of keeping your GoPro water-resistant when connecting external power to your GoPro HERO9 Black. Here’s what it does and how it works.
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How to Reset a GoPro HERO9 Black

The GoPro HERO9 Black has a few different types of reset. There's a factory reset that wipes everything, but there are also some other more selective reset options that might be useful for solving specific problems.
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How to Shoot a Long Time-Lapse with a GoPro HERO4 Silver or Black

There are multiple options for doing long-term time-lapse with a GoPro HERO4 Silver or Black. Here's a rundown of the options--each has its own pros and cons.
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GoPro MAX SD Card Recommendations

Here are some practical recommendations for SD cards that will work well in the GoPro MAX.
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Video Modes of the DJI Osmo Action

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.
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GoPro HERO6 Black Stabilization vs Final Cut Pro X vs Premiere Pro CC Warp Stabilizer

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.
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A Floating Grip, Tripod & Selfie Stick in One

The Nu Grip is a GoPro and action camera accessory that combines 4 key functions in 1: grip, selfie stick, tabletop tripod, and float. I’ve been testing it out, and here’s my take on it.
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GoPro HERO9 Black Has Launched

The GoPro HERO9 Black, GoPro's latest flagship camera, has launched. Highlights include a bigger battery and a color front screen.
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How to Select & Delete Multiple Photos or Videos on the GoPro HERO8 Black's Media Viewer Screen

When using the media viewer on the back screen of the HERO8 Black, here's how to select and delete multiple files at once.
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How to Reset and Find a GoPro's Wifi Password & Network ID

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.
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GoPro HERO8 Battery Recommendations

I've been trying several options in an effort to find viable replacement batteries for the HERO8 Black. Here's what I've found.
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How to Use a GoPro HERO4 Black or HERO4 Silver as a Webcam

You can use a GoPro HERO4 Black or Silver as a webcam or for real-time capture to a computer. But it's not quite as simple as just plugging your camera in with a USB cable. Here's a guide on how to do it.
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How to Switch Between NTSC and PAL on the GoPro HERO8 Black

If you need to switch between NTSC and PAL video shooting modes on the HERO8 Black, it's not quite as obvious how to do that as it could be. Here's how to do it.
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Hands On with the GoPro HERO4 Session

The GoPro HERO4 Session is the smallest and lightest GoPro yet. Here's how it works.
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Taking Photos with the GoPro HERO9 Black

Here's a rundown of the features and modes of the GoPro HERO9 Black for taking photos.
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Protune Options of the GoPro HERO7 Black

Here are master lists of the Protune options available when shooting video and photos with the HERO7 Black.
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GoPro HERO8 Black Replacement Side Door that Allows Access to USB-C Port

The new design for the side door of the GoPro HERO8 Black has its flaws, especially if you're trying to use the USB-C port for external power an external microphone. Here's a replacement side door that allows unfettered access to the USB-C port.
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