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How to Use a GoPro
Mia McCormick
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lessons: 11 Course Lessons
duration: 38min
published: 2014
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How to Use a GoPro
with Mia McCormick
We're all looking for ways to capture life's interesting moments, and if what you are doing has action involved, then a great way to document it is with an action camera. Join Mia McCormick on the beach, in the water, on the track, and every place in between as she shares her favorite tips, techniques, accessories, and settings to help you get the most out of your action camera. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

Join Mia as she introduces the class, goes over what will be covered in subsequent lessons, and gets started by showing you some things you'll want to think about before you start shooting with your action camera.

5min, 5sec
lesson 2: Making Your Life Simpler

While getting ready for the day's shoot Mia goes over some tips to help you make your life simpler when using your GoPro.

4min, 14sec
lesson 3: Spicing Things Up

The helmet point of view is one the most common setups for a GoPro, but there are some ways to spice things up and get better footage.

5min, 44sec
lesson 4: Ultra Wide Angle Tips

There are different angle settings on the GoPro, but the one you'll want to perfect is the ultra wide angle setting.

3min, 4sec
lesson 5: Capturing Still Images

There are a number of factors to consider when capturing still images. Here are the things you need to know.

3min, 8sec
lesson 6: Using GoPros in Cars

From mounts to audio, there are a few things to keep in mind when capturing GoPro footage in your car.

2min, 45sec
lesson 7: Waterproof

The GoPro comes with a waterproof housing, and shooting in, under, and around water can provide a whole new way of capturing life's events.

1min, 59sec
lesson 8: Additional Photo Options

Beyond burst mode, there are a few other photo options you should know about.

1min, 56sec
lesson 9: Watercraft

From suction cups to adhesives, there are a number of ways to mount a GoPro to watercraft.

2min, 22sec
lesson 10: Advanced Settings: Protune

There are some advanced controls on the GoPro that the pros will use when capturing footage. These settings allow to change white balance, color profile, ISO limit, and more.

4min, 2sec
lesson 11: Mounting Options Reviewed

There are a variety of ways to mount your GoPro to yourself, helmets, cars, watercraft, bicycles, and just about anything else you can think of.

4min, 2sec
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Mia McCormick
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Video Technology, GoPro & Drone Expert
Mia McCormick works as a Director/Producer for Bluewater Media and is a contributor to B&H Photo. She is the producer and host of several interview series designed to lift the voice of women in this industry. Her break out series of inspirational interviews for B&H called "Women of Influence" received national press. She travels across the county teaching at conferences like WPPI, NECC, and PSW.
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