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 Tips for Shooting Photos
Tips and tricks related to shooting and working with still photos on GoPro cameras.
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.
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.
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.
The HERO6 has a new processor and promises improved image quality over its predecessor, the HERO5 Black. Here are some side-by-side comparisons.
Among the GoPro HERO6 Black's Burst Mode options is a new Auto setting. Here's what it does.
A rundown of the photo modes available on the HERO6 Black.
Wondering what the GoPro spot meter does? Here's an explanation.
GoPro cameras are of course best known for video. But they also have very good capabilities as still cameras, albeit with a limited amount of control.
If you'd prefer your GoPro not to draw attention to itself while filming, there are several options for making it more discreet.
The newer GoPros have a new in-camera feature for something you could only do in post-production before: correcting fisheye in photos and videos.
Some GoPros, like the HERO5 Black, offer a choice between two color modes in the photo mode: GoPro and Flat. Here are some examples and when they're best used.
Some GoPro models give you the option to choose between high, medium, and low levels of sharpening. Here are some examples to help demystify what these different settings do.
GoPro photos have that distinctive fisheye look. But that might not be what you want all the time. Here's an effective and quick way to remove the fisheye look using Lightroom.
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.
It's easy to generate a lot of photos and video clips with GoPros. But sorting through it all to find the keepers can be tedious. Fileloupe aims to speed things up.
Here's a detailed overview of the video and photo modes available on the GoPro HERO4 Black Edition.