IN THIS CHAPTER
Keeping the camera intact
Using the camera effectively
Avoiding key mistakes
Long before they invented cheese in a spray can, situations that were once too dangerous to talk about shooting are now part of the conversation with GoPro. It’s amazing how such a small camera has made it possible for you to reveal moments and perspectives that were unheard of a few short years ago. And much like the technology that led to putting cheese in a spray can, it doesn’t always mean it’s safe, easy, or without problems all the time. Steering clear of the pitfalls is a small price to pay for a camera that goes anywhere and releases the boundaries of what was near impossible a decade ago. Let’s look at ten potential issues in no particular order you should avoid.
Squinting over your GoPro and poking around the controls every time you want to make a change is a buzz killer. Thanks to its diminutive size and lack of viewfinder (for the most part) using GoPro is not always incredibly intuitive. Add another level ...