GoPro Media Mod review

You can extend GoPro’s HERO 8 action camera with so-called “Mods”. There are three of them: Media Mod, Light Mod and Display Mod. At the time of writing, only the Media and Light Mod were available. We tested the Media Mod which is the one you need to have if you plan on using either of the other two.… Read More GoPro Media Mod review

Is GoPro taking advantage of customers since the introduction of the HERO8?

Some Youtube influencers have been criticising the integrated lens, and more protection being optional and this possibly GoPro’s deliberate attempt to direct you to their GoPro Plus service…… Read More Is GoPro taking advantage of customers since the introduction of the HERO8?

GoPro Telemetry Extractor Premium

With a HERO8, as with previous GoPro action cams, GPS and other metadata are recorded with the movie you shoot and embedded in the resulting MP4 files. A few years ago, GoPro added the ability to add this telemetric data to its editing app in the form of gauges that you can choose to show as overlays on the resulting movie, but you can’t extract the metadata and use it as you wish from within their app. Unless you buy software like GoPro Telemetry Extractor Premium, which allows you to do pretty much anything you want with a HERO’s metadata.… Read More GoPro Telemetry Extractor Premium

Falcon 40 solar panel charges your devices fast

Powertraveller’s Falcon 40 is a 40W foldable solar panel driven by high-efficiency monocrystalline SunPower cells. It’s meant to be used while you’re backpacking or otherwise active in the great outdoors and therefore very useful for documentary makers or video shooters who don’t stay in the direct vicinity of a grid. It’s splash-proof (IPX4) and has individually sealed off (silicon plug) output connectors – two USB (5V/3A Max) and one DC output (20V/2A).… Read More Falcon 40 solar panel charges your devices fast

A flat but flexible or a coiled HDMI cable for recording to your Atomos Shogun?

You can buy any HDMI cable for video recording to an external monitor/recorder equipped with an HDMI-port and it will do just fine, provided it can handle the HDMI specification you’re shooting with. That is undoubtedly true, but the influence of the quality of assembly and an issue with cable management could make you buy an expensive coiled cable. There’s an alternative that works just as good, though, and it’s much cheaper.… Read More A flat but flexible or a coiled HDMI cable for recording to your Atomos Shogun?