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goproed up!

Post by Ben » Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:34 pm

my amazing girlfriend has randomly decided to buy me a gopro hdhero 2!!!
been messing around with it, updated firmware, looked online for tips etc

was wondering where to stick the quick release bases, best video settings and anything else that's worth mentioning to a new GoProer


*i have the motor sport pack + the helmet strap (regular not vented)
and ill be making myself a tripod mount at work in the coming days in one of the two ways this guy does it....

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Post by Casualwalnut » Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:35 pm

Congratz man!

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Post by Ben » Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:58 am

thanks geffen, now we can shoot multiple points of view and sync then in the vid :P
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Post by Casualwalnut » Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:14 am

That would be awesome

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Post by McCarver » Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:10 am

If she ever becomes available let us know
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Post by Ben » Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:56 pm

dont count on it ;)
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Post by Ian@KentATB » Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:31 pm

Nice one on getting the gopro. Can't wait to see the action mate. You back in Kent at all this year ?
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Post by Ben » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:37 pm

2012? no. but hopefully 2012 yes, but no official plan as of yet.
got much riding done over the summer ian?
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Post by McCarver » Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:54 am

Ben wrote:dont count on it ;)


I meant the GoPro
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Post by Ben » Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:54 pm

has anyone ever sold a gopro second hand?

and for the love of god why dont people tell me where they stuck their sticky pads on the deck and helemt!
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Post by BryceAZ » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:18 am

Deck and helmet are personal preference. I would recommend holding it in different places and taking some video and then reviewing it to see what angle you like best.

As for settings, I always keep mine on the 720p 60fps setting because it seems to work best for slow motion editing.

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Post by Ben » Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:24 pm

BryceAZ wrote:Deck and helmet are personal preference. I would recommend holding it in different places and taking some video and then reviewing it to see what angle you like best.

As for settings, I always keep mine on the 720p 60fps setting because it seems to work best for slow motion editing.




yeah i mean to do exactly that, im just very lazy and was hoping someone would save me the trouble.

as for the settings, just so you know the 1280X720 is (according to the gopro book thingy) more suitable for vehicle mounting where side to side is important and up and down less so. they seem to recommend 1280X960 for helmet mounting but its only 48fps...not as good for slow mo i assume.

got a vid i can see shot at 720...maybe with slow mo?
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Post by Casualwalnut » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:21 pm

720 is for alot of frames per second (Slow mo) cant remember how much xD
1080 looks friking amazin with i think 60? correct me if im wrong

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Post by BryceAZ » Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:06 pm

The HDHero 1 and 2 can't do 1080p at 60 fps. The new 3 can though!

Here's a few videos we took at 720p but my slomo editing is is absolutely horrible. I need a better editor like Twixtor. I'm only slowing down the footage in FCPX for these.

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