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While mounting to the top of the board is a fairly standard and useful shot, going on the flip side is pretty cool. Now, there's a really good chance, if you're going to attach a camera to the bottom of the board, it's going to get damaged. And there's usually not enough clearance to actually leave the camera in the protective case.
That's why I'm using my original GoPro 1. You could pick up an older model or perhaps just be willing to accept some losses. But take the camera and attach it to the bottom. Remember, a lot of times you can either flip the image in post productions or right in the camera settings you can flip the image over. If you want to go pretty near the trucks and get that right centered in the board and then take some gaffer's tape. Now, gaffer's tape is typical for video and film style productions. It's sort of like duct tape but comes on and off a lot easier.
It tends to be made out fabric and it's designed to be removed. It doesn't leave a sticky residue. Let's just get a good piece there. Here we go. And one of the things I do is make sure that the button is facing up board so I can trigger that. Take that over the camera and pull down. And start to wrap that. Now, going across the surface of the board might not be ideal for all riders, so check if that's going to get in the way. If it is, you could just go right to the edge, here, and then run some extra tape along the sides to really get it tight.
I recommend once you've done that, pull this down a little bit so it's snug and then wrap it from the backside just to seal that off and it's ready to go underneath the board and get you some fantastic shots.
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