Wondering what the LRV and THM files are that appear when you shoot GoPro videos? Here’s what they do.
Tips and tricks, gear reviews, accessories, and how-to guides related to GoPro action cameras.
GoPros split up large video files into chapters. Here’s a quick method for joining them back together.
With a recent firmware update, GoPro killed compatibility with third-party batteries. Wasabi Power are out with a new version of their battery that fixes that and promises to be compatible with all future GoPro firmware updates.
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.
They look identical from the outside. And the similarity of their model names is unnecessarily confusing. But once you dig into the features and price, there are some significant differences. Here’s how the GoPro HERO5 Session and GoPro HERO Session compare.
There are advantages to using an Arca-style quick release plate with a GoPro, and yes, such plates do in fact exist.
If you’re looking to add a neutral density, polarizer, or macro filter to your GoPro HERO4 Black or Silver, PolarPro has a 3-pack that’s worth a look.
Nikon has launched a new action cam, the KeyMission 170. Here’s how it stacks up against the new GoPro HERO5 Black.
GoPros have never had particularly good battery life. So having spare batteries on hand, along with an external charger, can help you keep shooting.
If you’re trying to decide whether to upgrade to the HERO5 Black, or have found a good deal on the HERO4 Silver, here’s how they compare.
If you’re looking for something a bit out of the ordinary run-of-the-mill GoPro stick, here are some that offer something more.
A rundown of the various video modes available on the new GoPro HERO5 Session.
The GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session look very different, but there are also important differences under the hood. Here’s a detailed comparison.
A headline feature of the new GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session is the addition of built-in video stabilization. So I’ve put it to the test. Here are the results.
Which microSD memory cards work best with the GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session? Here are some recommendations based on my testing in the camera.
If you’re trying to decide whether to upgrade to the new GoPro HERO5 Black or trying to choose between the two, here’s a detailed breakdown of their similarities and differences.
GoPro has announced a new addition to its lineup, the GoPro HERO+ LCD. Here’s how it compares with the HERO4 Silver.
A rundown of the various video modes, resolutions, framerates, fields of view, formats, bitrates, and stabilization options available on the GoPro HERO5 Black.
The GoPro HERO5 cameras have a new in-camera feature for something you could only do in post-production before: correcting fisheye in photos and videos.
Wondering which of your HERO4 accessories will work on the new GoPro HERO5 Black? Here’s a rundown of what will and won’t work.
GoPro has finally released the specs, prices, and availability of its new GoPro HERO5 Black, HERO5 Session, and Karma drone.
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.
Trying to work out which type of GoPro housing is best for what you want to use it for? Here’s a rundown of the different types.
If you’re using a microSD card in something like a GoPro or other action cam, speed matters. These are the results from my independent, real-world speed tests.
The GVB 3-Axis Action Gimbal smoothes out the jerkiness that comes naturally with handheld video footage shot with GoPro cameras.
Joby has some new action camera mounts. I’ve been testing out the suction cup and clamp with the new locking arms.
That distinctive fisheye look isn’t always what you want. Here’s how to remove it from GoPro videos with the free GoPro Studio app.
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.
There are multiple options for doing long-term timelapse with a GoPro HERO4 Silver or Black. Here’s a rundown of the options–each has its own pros and cons.
There are a lot of GoPro cases available. GoCase aims for the premium end of the market. Here’s my hands-on review of their smallest, compact case.
Battery life is a weak point of GoPros. The new Brunton All Day battery pack for the GoPro HERO4 series aims to do something about that. Here’s my hands-on review.
Motion can make timelapse more compelling. Here’s a roundup of some of the better options for adding panning and rotation to your timelapse captures.
A step-by-step how-to guide for compiling a basic timelapse using GoPro Studio.
If you’re exporting GoPro Cineform MOV files from GoPro Studio, you might have trouble playing them on other systems. Here’s how to fix it.
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.
GoPros are tough little things. They end up in places that no camera should go. But even GoPros can do with some TLC.
The Unifun 10400mAh USB External Travel Battery is built to withstand bumps and dust and be water resistant, making it handy for taking outdoors.
The new GoPro HERO4 Session has the same recommended retail price as the HERO4 Silver. Here’s how they compare if you’re trying to choose between them.
GoPro’s latest addition to its lineup, the GoPro HERO4 Session, is now out. It’s the smallest and lightest GoPro yet. Here’s how it works.
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.
The NiteCore UGP3 can charge two GoPro HERO3/3+ batteries directly and a third indirectly. It also has an LCD screen and integrated USB cable.
The Gekkopod is a new product that’s designed as a go-anywhere, attach-to-just-about-anything mount for GoPros, smartphones, and compact cameras.
Not every memory card will work or work well in a GoPro HERO. Here are some recommendations for ones that will.
If you’re choosing between the GoPro HERO and GoPro HERO4 Silver models, here’s a breakdown of the key similarities and differences.
A roundup of some of the best GoPro cases out there.
If you’re wondering why your GoPro is breaking your videos up into smaller segments, it’s not an error and you’re not doing anything wrong. It’s normal–here’s why.
GoPro has released new firmware for the GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver. It includes new video modes for the Black and a new timelapse video mode for both cameras.
GoPro’s work wonderfully in and around the water. But they also sink. Here’s a good option for keeping your GoPro afloat.
Wondering how much video footage or how many photos you can fit on a memory card with the new GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver cameras? Here are some guides.
Here’s a roundup of some options for spare batteries and battery chargers for the GoPro HERO 4 Silver and Black editions.
While GoPro’s Jaws clamp works well in many situations, there are times a broader spring-loaded clamp comes in handy in mounting your GoPro.
If you need to make sure your waterproof camera stays on the top of the water and doesn’t sink to the depths below, here’s a handy option.
If you’re trying to decide between the new GoPro HERO4 Silver or its predecessor, the GoPro HERO3+ Silver, here’s how they compare.
Trying to choose between the GoPro HERO4 Black and GoPro HERO4 Silver editions? Here’s a comparison of the differences and similarities.
GoPros use quite a lot of icons for various modes and functions. But it’s not always clear what they mean. Here’s a cheat sheet.
Here are all the video and photo modes available on the GoPro Hero 4 Black Edition.
If you want to make use of the impressive new video modes of the GoPro Black and Silver editions, here are some recommended memory cards.
If you need to run your GoPro with external power or to access the memory card easily, a minimalist frame might be just what you need.
GoPro Hero 3 and Hero 3+ cameras have a lot going for them. But battery life isn’t one of them. Here are two good options for spare batteries and AC and car chargers so you can keep your GoPro powered up and shooting that great footage.
Not every memory card will work well in the GoPro HERO3 and HERO3+ Black editions. They need ones with fast write speeds. Here are some recommendations.
If you’re looking to mount your GoPro to a flat surface like a car windscreen, surfboard, jet ski, or kayak, there are several different options for suction cup mounts depending on your needs. Here are some of the best.
Review of the Fotodiox Pro WonderPana Go H3+ Standard Kit for adding a polarizer or neutral density filter to a GoPro HERO 3+.
A polarizing filter on a GoPro Hero 3 can reduce glare and saturate colors. They work especially well above water, with snow, or with bright sunshine.