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Tips and tricks related to shooting and working with still photos on GoPro cameras.

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.

Photos Taken with a GoPro HERO7 Black

The GoPro HERO7 Black can be a fun camera to shoot photos with. Here’s a collection of photos I’ve taken with the GoPro HERO7 to give a sense of what it’s like for everyday shooting.

GoPro Zoom

Can You Zoom In On a GoPro?

Do GoPros have zoom? Yes, some of the newer models do, but there are some limitations that are worth knowing. Here are some examples.

Gopro Burst Mode Example Sequence

GoPro Burst Mode vs Continuous Photo

The Burst Mode and Continuous Photo functions on GoPros are useful ways to capture fast-moving action. Here’s a rundown of how they work, how they’re different, and what options are available.

GoPro SuperPhoto header

What is GoPro SuperPhoto?

SuperPhoto is one of the photo options on recent GoPro Black edition cameras. Here’s a rundown of what it does and how to use it.

GoPro Protune Settings Explained

Here are straightforward explanations of what each setting does and when to use it, as well as showing what Protune settings are available on which GoPros.

Photo taken with a GoPro HERO5 Black

JPG vs RAW on the GoPro Cameras

On the GoPro HERO9, HERO8, HERO7 Black, HERO6, and HERO5 Black, you can choose between two image formats for still photos: JPG and RAW (.gpr). Here’s a quick overview of what the difference is and when to use which.

Photo taken with a GoPro HERO5 Black

Can You Take Pictures with a GoPro?

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.

GoPro HERO6 Black FOV Options & Examples

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.

Photos Taken with a GoPro HERO4 Silver

GoPro cameras are best known for video. But they’re also very capable at taking photos. Here are some real-world examples I’ve taken with the HERO4 Silver.

GoPro LED Lights

GoPro Stealth Modes

If you’d prefer your GoPro not to draw attention to itself while filming, there are several options for making it more discreet.

GoPro Linear FOV: Pros, Cons & Examples

Some newer GoPros have a new in-camera feature for something you could only do in post-production before: correcting fisheye in photos and videos. It’s called Linear FOV.