Set the field of view GoPro HERO


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Setting the field of view

We're going to go ahead and record an interview out here at the skate park with some of our riders. But, in order to get the best interview, we need to worry about composition. Now, the Go Pro is a pretty wide angle camera, and it's not going to give you the classic interview that you want. What we don't want to do is walk this camera and put it right up his nose, because that's kind of uncomfortable, plus it'll be out of focus. So, you need to keep sort of a minimum distance between your subject. About three feet is typically pretty good. So, what you're going to end up doing is changing the field of view in the camera.

I like to use the LCD backpack so there's no guessing as to whether or not I have the shot. So as we go in here, I can adjust the field of view. And what I'm essentially trying to do is make sure that we work with the more narrow field of view. So I can go into the settings there, and my choices are wide, medium or narrow, and I generally find that when...

Setting the field of view
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Setting the field of view 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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