Release on 2014-11-18 | by Bradford Schmidt,Brandon Thompson
Professional Guide to Filmmaking [covers the HERO4 and all GoPro cameras]
Author: Bradford Schmidt,Brandon Thompson
Pubpsher: Peachpit Press
WHERE INSPIRATION MEETS TECHNICAL CRAFT, this guide to professional filmmaking with a GoPro is packed with hundreds of beautiful photos and interactive links to videos created by professional athletes, filmmakers, and inspired GoPro users around the world. As the only book to cover the art and technique of advanced filmmaking by the team at GoPro, you’ll get a unique insider’s look at GoPro’s history, all the different camera modes and settings, standard and experimental mounts, shooting principles, and editing techniques. Compelling stories from users such as Kelly Slater, Shaun White, and Kevin Richardson offer a rare view into an incredible world of athleticism, artistic beauty, and storytelling. Whether you’re a professional filmmaker, top athlete or an aspiring enthusiast, you’ll get all the inspiration and instruction you need to capture and create your own engaging edits to share with the world. “This book is an invaluable window into Bradford and Brandon’s creative thinking and summarizes their years of experience. Hopefully it serves as a spark for you just as the authors have done for GoPro.” From the foreword by Nicholas Woodman, founder of GoPro
Nowadays, society loves to capture their lives in colorful shots and movies they can place on YouTube, Facebook, or their own websites. Rugged and lightweight, GoPro cameras empower their users by providing powerful technology to tell stories that strike the right balance of words and pictures. These high-tech cameras enable users to capture powerful images--whether it's the miraculous beauty of a shark swimming by a coral reef or a motor cross biker flying. However, users can't just thrust this camera underwater or mount the camera to a bike and hope for the best. They need to understand the basics about how to correctly operate, mount, and care for this camera in all types of environments. They need to learn the camera's capabilities before they start spending serious cash on accessories and actually using it. The full-color illustrated Idiot's Guides: GoPro Cameras covers: - The fundamental basics of the GoPro and understanding your personal expertise. - Familiarizing yourself with your camera and understanding lighting in differing environments (land, air, sea). - The pros and cons of getting it wet. - Mounting the camera to an object or mounting it to your person for shoots. - Accessorizing with specialty mounts, differing housing, electronic additions, and items like fog filters. - Knowing how to frame and photograph great shots and capture action. - 40 step-by-step projects utilizing your GoPro camera to capture your favorite active sports (such as biking, basketball, archery, etc.), in addition to engaging home life (such as pet antics, nature, childplay, etc.)
Covers all models of GoPro HERO, HERO3, HERO3+, and HERO4...including the February 2015 camera software update. Step-by-step instructions with callouts to GoPro Hero camera photos and sample images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into problems or limitations with your GoPro Hero camera in specific shooting situations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your GoPro Hero camera when taking pictures or shooting HD video in a wide range of shooting situations. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your GoPro Hero camera working just the way you want in order to shoot the absolute best photos and videos possible. Learn how to: • Set up your GoPro Hero camera and prepare for any type of shooting situation • Take awesome first- or third-person videos just about anywhere, including underwater or in low-light situations • Select and use the best camera housing, mount, and accessories to capture the perfect shots • Take detailed and vibrant high-resolution, digital images with your GoPro Hero camera • Shoot stunning HD video using your GoPro Hero camera • Record high-quality audio in conjunction with your videos • Choose the best resolution and camera settings for each shooting situation you encounter • Wirelessly transfer your digital content from your camera to your smartphone or tablet using the GoPro App • Transfer content from your camera to your computer to view, edit, enhance, archive, and share your content using photo editing software or the GoPro Studio video editing software • Learn strategies used by the pros to achieve your own professional results Register Your Book at www.quepublishing.com/register to access additional tasks, videos, and other helpful information.
Shoot, edit, and share action-packed video with a GoPro The world moves fast'so if you want to capture it in real time, only a fast-moving camera will do. Enter the GoPro! This small but powerful camera is easy to hold, wear, or mount to capture video of all your high-speed adventures. Unfortunately, to the uninitiated, it can be a bit intimidating'but fear not! With the help of this revised edition of GoPro Cameras For Dummies, you'll acquire the skills needed to shoot high-quality video or photos, edit raw footage into a final masterpiece, and share your GoPro works of art with the world. Compared with traditional digital video devices, the GoPro is a superhero. Okay, so it can't scale high rises, but it can go virtually anywhere and produce thrilling new perspectives of an epic slalom down the slopes or awesomely scenic hike'and everything in between. When still photos simply won't do the trick, GoPro Cameras For Dummies shows you step by step how to use your GoPro camera to make movies, work with available light, create time-lapse sequences, and so much more. Meet the full line of GoPro cameras, including the HERO5, and find the one that's right for you Get help setting your GoPro to shoot better video Discover what you need (or don't need) to shoot in the water Find step-by-step guidance for capturing better sound Edit your work like a GoPro guru Packed with full-color photos and updated to cover the latest GoPro cameras and software, this fun and accessible guide is a gadget lover's dream.
The GoPro brand of cameras are traditionally known as cameras that are used to capture extreme action video photography. They are compact, rugged and can be mounted to capture all possible moments from different angles. These cameras have several features that allow the user to capture continuous scenes efficiently in which you can choose which photos or videos you would like to accept or reject. Some moments are special and they should be captured in great quality and with ease. The GoPro cameras allows amateurs to capture the moments and have them looking professional. The content is captured in HD through a wide angle lens which gives the best quality available in the industry.The camera is designed to be user friendly in capturing the videos and photos and making it easy to share moments with friends.
The GoPro 4 is the latest camera to be released. It has advanced functions of taking photos and recording videos. It has a large capacity of storage and comes with a USB cable that allows the user to charge and transfer files to other devices. It has a built a wifi to enable sharing and to access the camera remotely. The GoPro App helps control the camera from a device such as the tablet. The settings help determine the post production edits that can be done on the recorded material. The user can also view the end product on a TV/HDTV. This guide will help you navigate through many uses of the camera.
The world of technology was pleased to announce the GoPro 4 Silver Camera. This new and innovative digital device is economic friendly and also consumer friendly. The camera is equipped with waterproof capability of up to 131’ of water. Its mountable design ensures multipurpose uses; you could not have asked the minds behind this invention to give us something better than that. The camera’s digital zoom has the ability to take the center portion of the high resolution sensor image to help enhance the capacity of the zoom; meaning that the existing data is not altered but merely showcased at a lower the resolution, thereby giving an illusion of an enlarged portrait. The GoPro 4 Silver Digital Camera also comes equipped with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and has the ability to take 12MP at a speed of 30 frames per second. This camera is the first ever created with touch screen capability.
Are you someone that likes to go to a lot of different adventures and would give it all just so you can record them? It would be great if you can have great memories of things when it comes to the adventures that you are going to go through and this is why it would be necessary that you have something that you can use to get it down. You want to be able to make sure that you are going to be able to properly record it so that you are sure that you would have a memory of it and that you can upload it in your social media accounts as well. There are a lot of things that you can do to have these things properly recorded and one of them would be GoPro Max. Without a doubt, it is one of the leading devices in the market right now that you can use for all your travel needs. You can make the most happen when it comes to this and therefore most people are aiming to just go for it instead. However, it would be best if you get to know more about it before you decide that it is going to be the right one for you. This book will be all about the GoPro Max so you can get to know more about it before you are going to decide to get things right and just properly see to it that you can easily check things out the way that you want to and that you can decide whether you should buy it or not. This should be a great help for you when you are planning to check it out.
Capturing the moments of life will always be necessary for people who love taking photos and videos of special moments. The GoPro Hero4 Silver is an innovative touch screen camera that enhances the experience of capturing moments in pictures or videos. The videos and pictures are clear and unmatched by any other camera on the market. There is no other camera with the versatility that is offered by the GoPro Hero4 Silver and it makes a regular person take top quality photos and video. This book seeks to show the reader the different features of the device and guide them on how to access the features of the device. Upon completion the reader will be fully appraised on the full capacity of the camera and where to find and how to use each feature.