This was a fun shoot. We tried to find as many different ways to mount the GoPro as possible.
http://goo.gl/3yDex In this video I go through some of the menu on the LCD Touch BacPac for the GoPro Hero 3. I also film the GoPro so you can see that you get realtime preview of what you're recording as it's recording. The LCD is the easiest way to navigate and set settings on the GoPro.
I will use this to compose my shots, timelapse or video. Then turn it off and start recording so it doesn't chew up battery life. I like to see what I am shooting. Connecting to the phone gives you about 4-5 second delay, this is really only useful to set up a shot where you can't see the back of the screen. It is a very cool feature though.
Shot at 720p120 fps edited on a 720p24 timeline in adobe premiere. No slow motion software used just reduced playback speed indicated in video. I'm sure twixtor and aftereffects will give you even smoother slow motion. I also wanted to test the underwater housing. I understand why the touch screen doesn't work underwater. I think it uses the heat from your fingers to engage the buttons, so I wonder if you used this houses when its cold out and your fingers are cold if it will still work?
I left the sound intact so you can hear what it records through the plastic housing
I went out to test the GoPro Hero 3 BacPac and Timelapse function from a tripod. I used the BacPac to compose the shot then turned it off, then used the remote to start and stop.http://goo.gl/3yDex
I finally got my GoPro Hero 3 this weekend.
I wanted to shoot and share some handheld test shots and process them in photoshop to see how the photo files took the processing. I also wanted to see how well the metering system worked. I would say its just ok but good enough for what it is point and shoot. I shot with the case on.
So far I am very pleased with my GoPro Hero 3. I have to say it's one of the best pieces of electronics I've ever owned, for what it is. IT'S TRULY AMAZING! I can't wait to get out and shoot more with it so stay tuned!
NOTE: The images in the video are cropped to fit in the 1920x1080 video aspect ratio.