Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Safety precautions and risks, part of Shooting with the GoPro HERO: Action Sports.
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…When you mount a camera to the board, there's a decent…chance that you're going to be putting the gear at risk.…Remember, something like skateboarding?…You're going to have impacts.…The board's going to break loose, it's going to flip…over, you're going to be doing things like slides.…There's lots of chances to actually break the camera.…So, I recommend that you take it a bit slow.…And if possible, keep the camera in its…protective case, and use something like a cage.…Most of the GoPro mounts tend to be a little but softer, out…of hard rubber or hard plastic, so they do have a bit of give.…
But when using metal, make sure you take the time to wrap any sharp…points or look for ways to keep everything safe, and avoid any unnecessary injuries.…
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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