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By Jacques Viljoen When I first used my GoPro Hero 3 Black I was bowled over. I couldn’t comprehend how such a small camera, can capture such amazing quality video. I wanted to record everything I do with it because I just could not get enough of it. There simply wasn’t enough time (and memory cards) in a day to record everything that happened. After one late afternoon mountain bike ride, I discovered one of the GoPro’s Achilles heels. It did not like recording in low light situations. Even with just less-than-ideal lighting, the video became grainy and adding artificial...

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Written By Douw-Steyn Lessing Today's post is all about learning how to shoot amazing long exposure photos with your GoPro camera. We'll start off with a quick intro into what long-exposure photography is, and then we'll get into the fun stuff - shooting your own photos and impressing your mates with those new found skills. With the GoPro it's simple and straight forward, but these tips and tricks will definitely help get you started! Remember 2015 is your year for adventure, so go outside and get involved! #adventure2015 #getinvolved What is long exposure photography? Long-exposure photography or time-exposure photography involves using a long-duration shutter speed to sharply...

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Written By Douw-Steyn Lessing Time-lapse videos are simple and a great way to practice using your gear. "Time-lapse photography is a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (the frame rate) is much lower than that used to view the sequence. When played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. For example, an image of a scene may be captured once every second, then played back at 30 frames per second; the result is an apparent 30 times speed increase. Time-lapse photography can be considered the opposite of high speed photography or slow motion." Wiki. Here are 2 great examples of...

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Written By Thato Experiencing our beautiful country via road tripping is a breath taking experience not many South African get to have. With vast sea like valleys, long winding dirt roads or the odd looking mountains tops, South Africa has some of the world’s best scenic routes. Now if you add the element of open motor bikes and a few biking club buddies, you have yourself a road trip worthy of ‘Harley Davison Club’ status. But Harleys aside, there are a few things you will need to do before you can get out to hit the open road.Remember that unlike...

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Written By Thato Every now and again, we at Action Gear get this question. Why is my GoPro fogging up and how do I prevent it. Why does it fog up? Simply speaking, there are times when your GoPro, when inside the waterproof case, will fog up. The camera and case have a level of moisture on them received from air. When the environment around the two are hot or humid and if the camera heats up to a considerable level, the air turns into water vapour and sets onto the coldest surface it can. This is usually the inside...

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