Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Initial thoughts about the shoot, part of Shooting with the GoPro HERO: Action Sports.
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…I just wanted to share a couple…of thoughts about how we're approaching today's shoot.…For the most part, we're going to have lots of cameras in lots of places.…Now, there is an important concept called the 180 degree rule which means…that we're going to keep all the cameras on one side of the action.…Now, we're in a giant circular park.…There's a ton of things here we're going to be…shooting so we're going to be moving around throughout the day.…We're going to do a lot of our shooting while the sun is primarily…overhead to avoid the longer shadows and really give us a nice, even exposure.…
Fortunately, with most of the GoPro equipment, the cameras are either going…to be mounted on our subject or they're going to be on small stands.…But if I am going to be using some hand…held camera work or I'm going to be using a pole…to get some extension or jib-like shots I just…need to be mindful where my shadow's going to be.…There's not a lot of cloud cover today, so we…need to mindful of lens reflections and we could that…
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- Packing for the shoot
- Managing power on location
- Protecting your GoPro
- Mounting a GoPro
- Using a Steadicam Smoothee or Curve
- Using head, chest, or wrist mount
- Positioning your GoPro with clamps, poles, and GorillaPods
- Mic'ing and lighting a shoot