Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Packing for the shoot, part of Shooting with the GoPro HERO: Car and Motorcycle Mounts.
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…Jim, I'm a big fan of pre-production, making sure we have…things before we show up on the day of the shoot.…You and I actually got together yesterday and went through all of the equipment.…What are some of the thoughts that go through your brain?…You know, obviously, one idea is, just bring everything.…You'll be completely prepared.…But that's not always practical, is it?…>> No, I mean again, I've accumulated so many little tricks and things over the…years to solve all these little problems…with little cameras and other ones as well.…It's very unlikely on most things I do that I can load…up all of my kits and be ready for any kind of situation.…
So you have to do a little thinking in advance as to what…the possibilities are of rigging these cameras…on the particular shoot that you're on.…>> You may have, you know, physical constraints…of how much gear you could ship someplace.…It's important that you work your way through it.…A couple of other things we did before today?…We made sure that all the cameras firmware was completely up to date.…
In this course, Richard Harrington and Jim Ball detail the tools and techniques for shooting mobile video with a vehicle-mounted GoPro. They'll explore the mounting and housing options and compare mounting locations: both inside and outside a car, on various spots on a motorcycle—or even directly on the rider. Plus, learn how to set up your GoPro settings to best capture video and still photography on the go.
- Packing for a GoPro shoot
- Following proper safety precautions
- Choosing a frame size and rate
- Shooting time lapse
- Attaching a GoPro to a motorcycle, car, or driver
- Getting multiple, unique angles
- Reducing camera shake