After extensive use and testing, here are my practical recommendations on the best SD cards for GoPro cameras.
GoPro HERO (2018)
The GoPro HERO (2018) was released in the spring of 2018. It's a simplified entry-level camera that shares many similarities (although with fewer features) with the HERO5 Black. It's formally known as the GoPro HERO, but to avoid confusion with previous cameras that have also been called the HERO, it's often referred to as the HERO (2018).
GoPro cameras have used three different USB charging cables. Which type of charging cable you need depends on which camera you’re using. Here’s a master list.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here’s my in-depth, hands-on comparison for the similarities and differences between the HERO7 White and the HERO (2018).
DigiPower Refuel ActionPack Extended Battery for GoPro HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, & HERO (2018)
The ReFuel ActionPack is a waterproof extended battery for the GoPro HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, and HERO (2018).
GoPros don’t float by themselves. So if you let it go or it gets knocked loose unintentionally, you’ll need to add something to prevent it from sinking straight to the bottom.
A step-by-step guide to removing and replacing the lens cover on the GoPro HERO5 Black for replacing a scratched cover or using a SuperSuit diving housing.
Here’s a detailed breakdown of how the GoPro HERO5 Session compares with the new HERO (2018), including video and photo capabilities.
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.
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’s a detailed side-by-side comparison of the GoPro HERO (2018) and the HERO5 Black in features, capabilities, and performance.
The 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 rundown of the video resolutions, framerates, fields of view, and modes that are available on the GoPro HERO (2018).
Here are some SD card recommendations for the GoPro HERO (2018) camera.
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 HERO8, HERO7, HERO6, and HERO5 Black with external power without having the internal battery installed? Yes, you can.
Ugly water drops on the GoPro lens can really ruin the shot. The XClear Hydrophobic Lens Protectors are designed to solve this problem. Here’s my take on how well they work.
If you’re looking to get split photos of above and below the water line, a dome port is what you want. Here’s a rundown of how they work with GoPros.
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.
Wondering if the touchscreen on the back of your GoPro camera works underwater?
Wondering what the GoPro spot meter does? Here’s an explanation what it does, how it works, and which GoPros have it.
Wondering what the LRV and THM files are that appear when you shoot GoPro videos? Here’s what they do.
GoPros have never had particularly good battery life. So having spare batteries on hand, along with an external charger, can help you keep shooting.
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.