Tips For Using a GoPro — In Non-Extreme Sports Circumstances
I always put GoPro cameras in the "too hard" basket. I thought they were only really relevant for super active people who wanted to make amature surfing videos or record their ski trip, POV-style. Read: Not my jam. But then, my sister went to the Philippines and filled my Insta feed with awesome panaromic pics of pristine beaches, slow motion videos of her jumping in the pool and how-did-you-snap-that underwater shots — when I found out all of this was due to her BF's GoPro, the little sports camera got my attention.
The obvious benefits of a GoPro over a regular digital camera? It's small, waterproof (or has a waterproof case, depending on the model), delivers high quality pictures and video, and is made to be played with. While you're probably aware it's great for strapping onto your wrist while you jump out of an airplane, here are eight tips for using a GoPro as your go-to camera. Be warned, reading this will quickly make "GoPro" the number one thing on your must-have list.