Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Should you shoot in Auto Low Light mode?, part of Shooting with the GoPro HERO: Car and Motorcycle Mounts.
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…There is a newer setting on the GoPro 3 Plusses that I…want to point out, and that is this auto low light mode.…Now, what it does is when the camera detects a lower light…shooting situation, which is kind of typical when you're out driving around.…It might actually get more sensitive to light,…but it does it by changing the frame rate.…And Jim,.…I don't think this is a choice that you really want right?…It's going to really affect how you're shooting if your frame…rates suddenly change because the camera decided it wanted to.…>> Yea, I mean, personally I think that, there are enough tools out there…for low light shooting that a GoPro would at best be a last choice.…
As an option to get your shot.…You may be in that situation, in which case…changing the frame rate, losing sync, all those things may…be worth the price of that once-in-a-lifetime event that you…just managed to get with the one camera you had.…Which was a GoPro.…>> Yeah, so as you go into the settings you will…see on the 3 Plus the option for auto low light mode.…
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