GoPro Tips & Tricks

Tips and tricks related to using GoPro cameras for shooting video, photos, and timelapse.


GoPro HERO12 Black. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

GoPro HERO12 Black Protune Options

The GoPro HERO12 Black’s Protune options give you more control and flexibility when shooting video, time lapse, or photos. Here’s a rundown of the Protune options available.

GoPro HERO12 Black. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

The GoPro HERO12 Black is Waterproof Out of the Box

The GoPro HERO12 Black is waterproof out of the box without a separate waterproof housing or case. But there are still limits to how waterproof it is, and there are also ways to make it even more waterproof.

GoPro HERO11 Black. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

GoPro HERO11 Black Protune Options

The GoPro HERO11 Black’s Protune options give you more control and flexibility when shooting video, time lapse, or photos. Here’s a rundown of the Protune options available.

GoPro HERO11 Black. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

How to Update GoPro HERO11 Black

Here’s a straightforward guide on how to check and update the firmware of the HERO11 Black to a new stable version or a beta firmware version.

GoPro HERO11 Black. Photo by David Coleman " havecamerawilltravel.com

Is the GoPro HERO11 Black Waterproof?

The GoPro HERO11 Black is waterproof out of the box without a separate waterproof housing or case. But there are still limits to how waterproof it is, and there are also ways to make it even more waterproof.

GoPro HERO11 Black Burst Modes

GoPro HERO11 Black Burst Modes

Burst mode on the GoPro HERO11 Black takes a rapid sequence of photos, which is especially useful for getting the shot you want when capturing fast action. Here’s how it works.

GoPro HERO10 Black Burst Mode

GoPro HERO10 Burst Modes

Burst mode on the GoPro HERO10 Black takes a rapid sequence of photos, which is especially useful for getting the shot you want when capturing fast action. Here’s how it works.

GoPro HERO9 Black

GoPro HERO9 Video Bitrate Chart

Not all video modes on the HERO9 Black use the maximum video bitrate of 100 Mbps. Here’s what bitrate is used with which settings.

GoPro HERO10 Black

Is the GoPro HERO10 Waterproof?

The GoPro HERO10 Black is waterproof without needing an extra housing or case. However, there are limits to its waterproof capabilities. You can take steps to enhance its waterproofness.

GoPro HERO9 Black

Is the GoPro HERO9 Waterproof?

The GoPro HERO9 Black is waterproof without the need for a separate housing. But you can add even more waterproof protection with a protective housing.

GoPro HERO10 Black

How to Update GoPro HERO10

Here’s how to check and update the firmware of the HERO10 Black to a new stable version or a beta firmware version.

GoPro HERO10 Black Video Performance Modes - Extended Battery Mode

GoPro HERO10 Extended Battery Mode

The GoPro HERO10 Black now has a new Extended Battery mode as part of the Video Performance Mode update. Here’s what it does and when to use it.

GoPro HERO10 Black Video Performance Modes - Maximum Video Performance Mode

GoPro HERO10 Video Bitrate Chart

Here’s a master list of the bitrates used for the various video modes of the GoPro HERO10 Black. Updated for the new Video Performance Modes.

Charging GoPro HERO8 Batteries

How to Charge GoPro HERO8

There are several ways to charge the battery of your GoPro HERO8 Black. Here’s a rundown of the options, and which is best to use, when.

GoPro HERO7 Black

Is the GoPro HERO7 Waterproof?

All three cameras in the GoPro HERO7 (Black, Silver & White) are waterproof without the need for a separate housing. But you can add even more waterproof protection with a protective housing.

GoPro HERO5 Black Reset Wifi Connection

GoPro Bluetooth vs Wifi

Newer GoPro cameras use both Bluetooth and WiFi wireless connections. But they use each for different things.

GoPro HERO7 Black HDMI Port

GoPro HDMI Cable Guide

Some GoPro models have an HDMI port to output video. Here’s a rundown of which HDMI cable you need for which GoPro models.

How to Update GoPro HERO6 Black

How to Update GoPro HERO6

Running the latest firmware on your GoPro HERO6 is important for compatibility, stability, and performance. Here’s how to check and update the firmware of the HERO6 Black.

GoPro HERO10 Black

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.

GoPro HERO9 Black Anti-Filcker Menu Setting

Do GoPros Have Screens?

Wondering whether GoPro cameras have screens? Early models didn’t, but newer models do. These are the GoPro models that do have built-in screens.

GoPro HERO8 Black

Is the GoPro HERO8 Waterproof?

The GoPro HERO8 Black is waterproof without the need for a separate housing. But you can add even more waterproof protection with a protective housing.

How to Reset a GoPro HERO9

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.

GoPro HERO9 Black

GoPro HERO9 Black Video Modes

GoPro has released their latest and greatest flagship action cam, the HERO9 Black. Here’s a rundown of the features and modes available when shooting video with it.

GoPro HERO5 Black Factory Reset

How to Reset a GoPro HERO5 Black

There are a few different types of reset on the HERO5 Black. 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.