10 Essential Steps to Awesome GoPro Videos

Heeeyo! I put these tips together to help you create awesome GoPro vids no matter what software you have! Rock on! Click here if you'd like me to send you this page as a printable PDF. –Meredith

SHOOT

EYE LEVEL

Get the “point of view”.

GoPro is known as a point-of-view camera so use it to get your subject's point of view!

HOVER LEVEL

Be like a drone.

Hold your camera above the scene you’re trying to capture for a makeshift drone angle!

PLAY LEVEL

Capture the action.

It’s easy to capture what’s going on by getting down and dirty where the action is happening!

SHAPE

CREATE A STORY

You don’t have to be Steven Spielberg to direct a great movie!

Here's the basic premise for an awesome GoPro movie:

  • we went some place cool
  • we did some fun stuff
  • it was awesome
  • the end

EDIT SELECTIONS

Editing footage means cutting the boring parts and saving the good stuff!

Trimming clips in GoPro Studio is easy:

  • split clips as needed
  • mark your in points
  • mark your out points

ADD TO STORYBOARD

The Story Board is where your movie comes to life!

  • Add your clips to your Story Board in the order you want them to appear in your movie
  • Rearrange as your please until you have a great story on the board

MAKE IT AWESOME

GoPro Studio has a ton of options to spruce up your movie and make it awesome!

  • music & titles  •  transitions between clips
  • slow motion & fast motion  •  color correction
  • framing & zooming

SHARE

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Exporting your movie allows you to save it on your hard drive as a .mov file so it can be archived, viewed later or uploaded online.

UPLOAD

Uploading your movie online for friends and family to see is a great idea! You can make your movie public or adjust your settings to maintain privacy.

ARCHIVE

Take sharing one step further and save your movie onto a DVD, an external hard drive, or an online backup service. Save your movies they can be shared with future generations!

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