This tool isn’t only a video recorder. GoPro is also great for Photography.
Magnificent ideas need to be executed with highest quality equipment. GoPro HERO5 claims to be a perfect tool for sophisticated and innovative visual artists.
As one of them, I’m convinced that this camera is able to free my craftsmanship and help to make the art happens.
Quantity of functions and usage possibilities is almost infinite. That action camera is ready to use when running, cycling, skiing, skydiving, swimming, climbing…
Let’s find out what makes this gadget so useful!
What’s inside the box?
- HERO5 Black Camera (dimensions: 1.26 x 2.44 x 1.75 inches, weight: 0.26 pounds)
- The Frame (gives additional protection and eventuality of connection to supported accessories)
- Rechargeable Battery (1220 mAh)
- Curved Adhesive Mount
- Flat Adhesive Mount
- Mounting Buckle
- USB-C Cable
1 year manufacturer’s warranty.
To start recording video, take a photo, begin a time lapse, turn off device and more just say the voice command.
Control system is based on simple one-button use.
When recording or shooting images it’s likely to turn on the Auto Upload to Cloud function. It’s a great backup solution for our productions.
WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity allow us to send and receive pictures and videos.
Built-in GPS will help us store important information about every video and photo.
Recording media is microSD card.
We can record in UHD 4k resolution, max. 30 frames per second. There’s possibility to switch to lower resolutions e.g. 1440p/80fps, 1080p/120fps.
GoPro cameras record in MP4 format using H.264 codec. Aspect ratio can be set to 16:9 or 4:3.
Recording methods are varied. If you need to make quick video, choose auto-exposure. Want full control? Manual controllers are available.
Digital video stabilization reduces blurring resulted from unwanted, accidental moves of the camera during exposure.
HERO5 has three microphones armed with advanced wind noise reduction filter. They register audio in stereo (WAV).
This tool isn’t only a video recorder. GoPro is also great for Photography. 12 MP CMOS sensor can guarantee excellent quality of images.
To ensure capturing the moment, there’s photo burst mode available. We can get up to 30 photos from a single burst which lasts from one to six seconds.
Time lapse mode is another feature I love. Moving clouds, sun tracing its way across the sky or city traffic, all of these and many more are possible to record with this fantastic method. Minimal interval between pictures can be set to 0.5 secods, maximal to 1 minute.
Camera is registering pictures in standard JPEG file and RAW in .GPR format. The second one will allow us to process the image using
The second one will allow us to process the image using computer for better quality output.
HERO5 as a flagship from GoPro surprises us with highest quality videos and photos. It’s so small but amazingly multifunctional.
Durability and weatherproofness make possible creating art in every condition.
Certainly this is one of the best action cameras on the market and it’s confirmed by thousands of pleased users.
- Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes.
- Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
- Additional GoPro HERO5 Black Features + Benefits below on item page.
- Preview and playback your shots, change settings and trim your footage, all on your GoPro.
- Battery can sustain 60-90 minutes of continuous 4K video recording
If you are in the Unites States, GoPro has a Store Locator tool which can direct you to a store to purchase GoPro products locally.
If you are outside of the United States, go to the International Distributors page.
GoPro HERO 5 Accessories
The best place to buy your GoPro HERO 5 accessories is on Amazon.