Power-management strategies GoPro HERO


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Power-management strategies

Without power, there's not much you can shoot. And with GoPros, you've got to keep in mind that these cameras are going to last anywhere from about an hour to two hours, depending upon the file format that you shoot with. I recommend you have a couple of strategies for production. First off, don't be afraid to bring wall power with you. A lot of times, you can find a nearby electrical outlet. Maybe it's on the side of the building or indoors. And that's a great way to plug in and keep your batteries on charge. You absolutely want extra batteries when you're on location.

I typically try to bring two to three spare batteries per camera to get me through a shoot day. Additionally, as you're shooting, make sure you power the cameras down if they're not actually rolling. There's no reason to leave the camera powered up, particularly if you've got the LCD BacPac on, or the WiFi feature turned on. These absolutely suck the battery down. So you want to be mindful that yo...

Power-management strategies
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Power-management strategies provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Shooting with the GoPro HERO: Action Sports

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