GoPro HERO11 Black

GoPro HERO11 BlackThe GoPro HERO11 Black was released in September 2022. It uses the same form factor as the HERO10 and HERO9 and is generally compatible with the same accessories as those models.

Feature highlights of the HERO11 Black include:

  • 5.3K60 and 4K120 maximum video rates, including Cinematic 5.3K
  • HyperView digital lens for taking the 8:7 capture from the new sensor and outputting an ultra-wide-angle 16:9 shot
  • 27 megapixel 10-bit still photos
  • 24.7 megapixel still images from video
  • HyperSmooth 5.0 in-camera video stabilization with new AutoBoost
  • Horizon Lock
  • A larger sensor
  • Automatic highlight videos (with GoPro subscription)
  • New Night Effects for star trails, light painting, and vehicle light trails
  • Schedule and duration capture
  • Compatible with the Max Lens Mod, Media Mod, and Light Mod

When Was the GoPro HERO11 Black Released?

The GoPro HERO11 Black was released in September 2022. It replaced the HERO10 Black.

A smaller version, the HERO11 Black Mini, was released on November 18, 2022.

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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.

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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.

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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 Voice Control

GoPro HERO11 Black Voice Commands

The GoPro HERO11 Black supports voice control, so you can control some basic camera functions hands-free. Here’s how it works and the list of available commands.

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.

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GoPro HERO11 Black SD Card Recommendations

Not all SD cards will work well in the GoPro HERO11 Black. Here are some practical recommendations for which microSD cards are fast enough to keep up with the HERO11’s high-bitrate 120 Mbps video recording and burst photo modes.

GoPro HERO7 Black Wet

Tips for Using GoPros In & Around Water

One of the things I like most about shooting with GoPros is that they’re fearless around water. Some of my favorite shots I’ve taken with them have involved water. Here are some tips I’ve learned along the way for getting better results when shooting with GoPro cameras in and around the water.

GoPro Smart Remote with Multiple GoPro Cameras

How to Control Multiple GoPros with a Single Remote

Controlling a single GoPro camera remotely is pretty straightforward. The most obvious way to do that is to use the GoPro mobile app. But what if you want to control more than one camera? For that, you’ll need to use a dedicated remote. Here’s an overview of how it works.

External Microphones for GoPro Cameras

If you’re looking to improve the sound quality of your GoPro videos, using an external mic will make a big difference. Here’s a rundown of what mics will work with which GoPro.