Accessories

Accessories


    What makes action cameras so easy to use is simple:  accessories.  There are likely more accessories for these little cameras than for any other consumer product ever released.  I will not pretend to even know how some of the items that I have work...but I sure hope to figure it out haha.  I'm going to try to share my experiences with you here.  If you know of any "MUST HAVE" gadgets, please feel free to shoot me a message with information!  Thanks. 

Here's a peak at just one collection available....crazy how many options there are for these little cameras!



   Here's a link to the OFFICIAL GOPRO ACCESSORIES page
Just keep in mind that "Official" doesn't mean "only option"


Mounts & Buckles

    The single most important accessory for your action camera comes in MANY different flavors.  No matter what you plan to use your camera to capture, there is a mount built for it!

    These will not be in any particular order.  Click on photos for more information.  As always, links will open on new pages.

BODY MOUNTS

https://www.amazon.com/GoPro-GHDS30-Head-Strap-Mount/dp/B002PAX9QU
Head Strap

Chest Mount Harness

https://www.amazon.com/GoPro-Chest-Harness-Cameras-Official/dp/B0025UEQQW
Wrist Strap

GENERAL MOUNTS

3-way Adjustable Hand Grip Stabilizer Mount

https://www.amazon.com/Upgraded-Version-Sametop-Adjustable-Gooseneck/dp/B01CQ6PWSA/ref=pd_sim_421_6?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01CQ6PWSA&pd_rd_r=Q1QF8CV15X2024GC1EDT&pd_rd_w=F3tSq&pd_rd_wg=EbZLV&psc=1&refRID=Q1QF8CV15X2024GC1EDT

Sametop Jaws Flex Clamp Mount with Adjustable Gooseneck

Sametop Suction Cup Mount

https://www.amazon.com/GoPro-Handlebar-Seatpost-Mount-Official/dp/B0014F5WIA/ref=sr_1_3?s=photo&ie=UTF8&qid=1488490288&sr=1-3&keywords=gopro+pipe+mount
Handlebar Seat post Mount

360 Degree Swivel Extension Arm

Buckle Clip Mount

J-Hook Mount

Tripod Mount Adapter
I have replaced the plastic one that came in an
accessory set with an aluminum version.

Adhesive Mounts

https://www.amazon.com/Smatree-Alumunium-Thumbscrew-Gopro-Session/dp/B00IE3JDSU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1488568752&sr=8-1&keywords=gopro+thumb+screws&refinements=p_89%3ASmatree
Misc Thumb Screws
Many accessories come with plastic thumbscrews,
I have broken three just by tightening them.  I am now replacing them with aluminum.

Other Stuff


    Mounts only go so far.  Here is a look at some of the other peripheral products to help you get the most out of your videos.  I will clearly NOT have every item out there...but I tend to be "that guy" who has things "just in case."

    These will not be in any particular order.  Click on photos for more information.  As always, links will open on new pages.

https://gopro.com/help/articles/Block/microSD-Card-Considerations
Click the above photo to find a list of recommended
memory cards for your GoPro

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1183909-REG/rode_videomicro_compact_on_camera.html
Rode VideoMicro

https://www.amazon.com/Platypod-Pro-Camera-Support-Tripod/dp/B00QOEV9FG
Platypod Pro

https://www.amazon.com/Platypod-Max-tripod-tabletop-photography/dp/B01LY0GALG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1488569551&sr=8-1&keywords=platypod+pro+max
Platypod Pro Max
(I don't have the Max version yet - but I will)

http://www.goradgear.com/products/the-animas-gopro-selfie-stick/
GoRad Gear Selfie Stick

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00I0D9KX2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Tripod Ball Head with Quick Release Plate

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M70OOCF?psc=1
LED Video Light
(I don't have this yet but a project that I have planned
will likely require it, or something similar)

https://www.amazon.com/GoPro-ARMTE-002-Smart-Remote/dp/B00NIYNU8E/ref=sr_1_5?s=photo&ie=UTF8&qid=1488571153&sr=1-5&keywords=gopro+remote
GoPro Smart Remote
(I don't have this product yet - but an upcoming
 project will necessitate it)

POWER

https://www.amazon.com/Lumina-Portable-External-High-Speed-Technology/dp/B01EIHCRYC
Lumina 15000 mAh Portable Charger

https://www.amazon.com/FKANT-15000mAh-Portable-Flashlight-Cellphones/dp/B016ZFZ54E
FKANT 15000mAh Solar Charger

https://www.amazon.com/Wasabi-Power-Battery-010-01529-03-010-12389-15/dp/B01MT1SHMK
Wasabi Charger for VIRB Ultra 30.....and a couple extra batteries as well





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