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How to Use GoPro for Capturing Underwater Photos and Videos

Post by : Ghirish Chibba December 05, 2017 0 Comment

GoPro action camera has become incredibly popular among professional photographers. In fact, people who are associated with different underwater activities like divers are also using this for capturing their underwater moments.  In the below section we will take you through an in-depth guide that will help you to make the most of your action camera while using it under water.

Preparing the Camera

GoPro are fully equipped and users can start capturing a video just after unboxing it. Still, here we have revealed a step by step guide that will help you to set up your action camera.

Firstly, charge your battery. You can use either USB cable or battery charger to charge up the battery of your action camera.

If you are a scuba diver and planning to shoot videos for hours then you will need to change the battery of your camera. To prepare your camera for that specific need you can consider using dual battery charger as it helps people to charge two batteries at the same time. This is one of the best GoPro Hero 5 accessoriesories because it enables the owner to power the camera and capture a lot of videos at the same session.


Start Recording Videos

By pointing the camera in your desired direction you can capture footages. If your GoPro is equipped with an LCD screen then you also will be able to see the videos that you are capturing. You have to use the same button (side mode button) for starting and ending the video. Press the switch for two seconds to start capturing and hold it once to stop it.

Proper Video Resolution

The default feature of GoPro HERO 5 will enable you to capture 1080P HD videos at 60 FPS (frame per second).  Newbies are suggested to use this setting for capturing videos. After getting experienced they can try an experiment with the other features of the camera. For example, the camera also has the ability to capture videos of 4K resolution. You can also capture your video at 30 FPS to match its footage with another camera. This feature will help you to edit your GoPro video with another video.


Accessories to Use with Your Action Camera

Check here the list of the best GoPro accessories that will enable you to enhance the quality of your captured photos and videos:

  1. Selfie poles
  2. Trigger grips
  3. Housing mounts
  4. Handles
  5. Pole cams
  6. Dome ports
  7. Spear gun mounts
  8. Mask mounts
  9. Tray/arm setups

So this is how you can capture great photos and video with your GoPro action camera. Time has come to sign off. If you still have any question regarding your GoPro action camera then feel free to ask it by using the comment box below.

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