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GoPro: Best of 2018

GoPro: Best of 2018

GoPro shares some of the best videos that were made by their action cameras this 2018. Some of them were made by athletes and endorsers, while some were submitted by users or shared online. The video also highlights GoPro 7’s impressive electronic image stabilization.

GoPro Eagle Cam

GoPro Eagle Cam

To further demonstrate the HyperSmooth stabilization tech in the GoPro HERO7 Black, the company dropped this video, featuring a trained eagle fitted with a special harness and one of their latest action cams, providing a literal bird’s-eye view of a soccer stadium.

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Formula Drift x GoPro HERO7

Formula Drift x GoPro HERO7

This smoke-filled Formula Drift video is some of the most spectacular driving footage we’ve ever seen. Watch as drone flying expert Johnny FPV shows off a little bit of what the Hypersmooth image stabilization can do in GoPro’s new HERO7 Black camera.

Great Barrier Reef Overcapture

Great Barrier Reef Overcapture

Diver Phill Gordon captured this incredible, but all too short footage of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef using his GoPro Fusion 360º camera, switching into “overcapture” mode to produce a spherical projection of the fish as they swim around his fellow undersea explorers.

GoPro Hero7 Black

GoPro Hero7 Black
$400  Buy Link Comment

The GoPro Hero7 Black boasts “Hypersmooth,” an amazing electronic image stabilization technology that keeps the footage incredibly steady when shooting at 60fps or 30fps. It also features a more user-friendly interface that can also be used in portrait mode.

A GoPro Adventure in Les 3 Vallees

A GoPro Adventure in Les 3 Vallees

Director Claudiu Voicu took what could have been a typical snowboarding video into a visual masterpiece. He says his primary goal was to include the most challenging scene transitions he could think of, and we think he succeeded. The monsters just makes it that much better.

Hot Wheels Inversions

Hot Wheels Inversions

5MadMovieMakers has a little fun with his new Hot Wheels Zoom GoPro mount, and takes us on wild rides through four tricky loops, corkscrews, and dives, each viewed from three different angles. That reverse perspective of the chase car is great.

Hot Wheels Zoom In for GoPro

Hot Wheels Zoom In for GoPro

Hot Wheels‘ upcoming Zoom In is a toy track car that’s designed to carry a GoPro Session camera, so you can see and record a driver’s-eye view as the toy zips through your tracks. Best of all, the car will be available for just $1.09. More at Gizmodo.

GoPro in a Cannonball

GoPro in a Cannonball

For her 7th grade science fair project gabenandee’s daughter showed off a cannon capable of firing a bowling ball, and fitted said ball with a GoPro Hero 4 camera so it could capture the first-person view of its surprisingly smooth, but dizzying flight path.

2018 GoPro Hero Camera

2018 GoPro Hero Camera
$200  Buy Link Comment

The new $200 Hero camera is an affordable way to get into the GoPro ecosystem. It has a 10mp sensor that can shoot at up to 1440p/60fps, a 2″ touch screen, voice control and is waterproof up to 33ft. It’s compatible with existing GoPro accessories and apps.

Sidekick GoPro Cap Mount

Sidekick GoPro Cap Mount
$50+  Pledge Comment

Sidekick Mounts makes cap mounts for the GoPro Hero 4, 5 and 6 (and similar cameras) as well as the GoPro Session action cameras. The mounts simply clip on to the cap’s visor, and has slots that make the camera controls accessible. Sample footage here.

Down the Well

Down the Well

After drilling a new well on their property, these folks decided to lower a GoPro into the 120 foot deep hole after they heard there were limestone caves towards the bottom. The hypnotic video footage they captured looks like something out of a science fiction movie.

GoPro: 2017 in Review

GoPro: 2017 in Review

Another year has passed, and GoPro action cameras yet again helped to capture some of the year’s most epic, beautiful, entertaining, and dramatic sights. There’s no way a sub-3-minute video can sum it all up, but it’s still worth a watch – even if it is just a commercial.

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R/C Car Joyride

R/C Car Joyride

Go for a fun POV ride as 5MadMovieMakers straps a GoPro Hero 5 Session to a Traxxas Slash R/C car and takes it for a drive through backyards, alongside parked cars, garbage cans, through playgrounds, and some off-road antics on a baseball diamond and at the beach.

G-Scale Model Train Ride

G-Scale Model Train Ride

Model railroad enthusiast Jim Zimmerlin attached a GoPro Hero 5 Session camera to the side of a G-Scale model train, and set it loose on a course that runs through and around his house. The side perspective of the train makes you feel like you’re small enough to fit inside.

GoPro Fusion 360º VR Camera

GoPro Fusion 360º VR Camera

The GoPro Fusion has two lenses that create 360º videos at 5.2K/30fps or 3K/60fps. It has several modes, including a sweet Matrix-like freeze pan effect. Don’t want spherical videos? Crop it at different angles to look like you used multiple cameras. Drops 11/2017 for $700.

GoPro Hero6 Black

GoPro Hero6 Black
$500  Buy Link Comment

The GoPro Hero6 Black action camera features improved slow motion – up to 4K/60fps and 1080p/240fps. It also has better image stabilization and low light performance, adds more voice commands, and QuikStories, a new automatic editing mode in its mobile app.

Quark GoPro Stabilizer

Quark GoPro Stabilizer
$129+  Pledge Link Comment

The Quark is the world’s smallest waterproof and dustproof GoPro stabilizer, trading off size for single-axis stabilization only. It has a both male and female mount points, so you can connect between any GoPro camera and all GoPro-compatible accessories.

Adventure Photography Giveaway

Adventure Photography Giveaway

Want a really cool drone? The GoPro Karma is easy to fly, easy to carry, and offers exceptional image quality. Now you can win a Karma drone, along with a GoPro Hero 5 camera, valued at $1099. Simply drop by The Awesomer Shop today and enter to win. (Contest ends 8/24/17)

Hot Wheels Acid Trip

Hot Wheels Acid Trip

5MadMovieMakers take us on a hypnotic ride along a track lined with LEDs, glow sticks, lasers, and fire. The first-person view was shot with a GoPro Hero4 Session installed onto a Bull Whip car, which has a convenient mounting location on its roof spoiler.

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GoPro: Best of 2016

GoPro: Best of 2016

2016 wasn’t exactly a stellar year for GoPro. But the company still makes damn good cameras, and their brand is still synonymous with the action camera market. Here’s a sampling of the shots made possible by GoPro from this year alone.

GoPro Karma vs. DJI Mavic Pro

GoPro Karma vs. DJI Mavic Pro

GoPro and DJI both hope to be at the top of holiday lists, each offering up a folding drone, video stabilization, and ease of use for amateur flyers. WIRED’s Brent Rose got his hands on both drones, and shares his thoughts on which to buy.

Stabilized Mountain Bike POV

Stabilized Mountain Bike POV

We’re so used to seeing bumpy footage of downhill mountainbiking, that this super-smooth stabilized footage seems completely foreign to us. It’s as if rider Steve Storey is blasting through the forests of Endor on his speeder bike.

AER GoPro Dart

AER GoPro Dart
~$55+  Pledge Link Comment

While it’s not likely to produce the kind of smooth and controlled video of a pricy drone, the AER looks like a fun way to capture short snippets of aerial footage and overhead stills on the cheap. It’s made from sturdy foam, and protects your camera from impact and water.

GoPro Hero5 Black & Hero5 Session

GoPro Hero5 Black & Hero5 Session
$300-$400  Buy Link Comment

Both the Hero5 Black and Hero5 Session are waterproof up to 33ft out of the box, have voice control and shoot up to 4K video. In addition, the Hero5 Black shoots up 12MP images and has built-in GPS and electronic image stabilization up to 1080p.

GoPro Karma Drone

GoPro Karma Drone
$799-$1099  Buy Link Comment

GoPro’s long-awaited drone not only captures smooth footage, but folds down to fit in a backpack case, works w/ GoPro 4 and GoPro 5 cameras, has a detachable stabilizer grip for ground level shots, and comes with an easy to use touchscreen FPV controller. Drops 10/23.

Slopes GoPro Stand Black Edition

Slopes GoPro Stand Black Edition

The Black Edition of the handy multi-angle stand is compatible with GoPro cameras that are in their protective housing, so you can take photos or videos in a wider variety of situations. It’s also compatible with LEGO and can be used to take 360º pictures.

Squirrel Steals a GoPro

Squirrel Steals a GoPro

We’re not sure what it is with animals and action cameras, what with seagulls, octopi, and lions taking a liking to the gadgets. Recently, Viva Frei set the diminutive GoPro Session camera on the ground in a park, and a squirrel decided to take it for a trip into the trees.

Switchback GoPro Mount

Switchback GoPro Mount
$10+  Pledge Comment

A simple but much-needed accessory for GoPro cameras. The Switchback has a quick-release mechanism that stays attached to your camera, while its base is compatible with practically all GoPro mounts. It also lets you rotate the camera in 90º increments while it’s mounted.

Man & Grizzly Bear: Rewriting History

Man & Grizzly Bear: Rewriting History

GoPro celebrates Endangered Species Day with this documentary about naturalist Casey Anderson. About 13 years ago, Casey rescued a grizzly bear, who’s now one of his closest pals and inspired him to create a grizzly sanctuary. Quite a contrast from The Revenant.

On a Rocket Launch to Space

On a Rocket Launch to Space

Awe-inspiring GoPro footage of the launch of UP Aerospace’s SL-10 rocket, as it shot up to an apogee of 396,000 feet, with speeds as high as Mach 5.5. The payoff for the dizzying ascent are some of the most spectacular near space images we’ve ever seen.

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