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

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.

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.

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 and HERO6 Black as Webcam

How to Use a GoPro HERO6 or HERO5 Black as a Webcam

You can use a GoPro HERO6 and HERO5 Black 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.

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.

DJI Osmo Action Camera

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.

What is GoPro SuperView?

SuperView is GoPro’s widest field of vision available when shooting standard video. Here’s what it looks like.

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.

Video Modes of the GoPro HERO7 Black

Here’s a rundown of the various video modes and options available on the GoPro HERO7 Black, including resolutions, framerates, resolutions, and special shooting options like Protune.

How to Convert HEVC Files from a GoPro

If you’re getting an error message on your computer when you try to open a video shot on the GoPro HERO10, HERO9, HERO8, HERO7, or HERO6 Black, it might be because it isn’t compatible with the HEVC (H.265) codec used in some of those cameras’ video modes. Here are some workarounds.

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.

GoPro HERO6 Black Video Modes & Features

The GoPro HERO6 Black has headline features of 4K60 and 1080p240 video modes. While there’s a lot of overlap with the HERO5 Black, there are also some new options and some that have gone away.

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.