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How to Update Your GoPro Hero4 Firmware (and Fix a Fail)

In this post, you’ll learn how to update the firmware on your GoPro Hero4. And how to fix a fail, in case it glitches. (It did for my update.) I bought my GoPro Hero4 Black back in June and it shipped with v2.0. In August a firmware update was released (v3.0) and I finally got …

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Settings to Create a GoPro Cloud Timelapse (Fast Moving Clouds)

In this post, I’ll share the specific settings I used to create a GoPro cloud time lapse video in Ecuador’s Andes mountains. This was shot from our apartment in Santa Isabel, Yunguilla Valley (located 90 minutes from the city of Cuenca). When I shot this, we were making plans to return to Canada. And we didn’t …

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How to Create a GoPro Driving Timelapse (Tips, Gear, Settings)

A few months ago my parents visited us in Cuenca, Ecuador and we took a city bus tour. To capture the feel of the city, I created a driving time lapse with my GoPro camera clamped on the front of the bus. In this post, I’m going to write about the five steps to shoot your …

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How to Create a GoPro Sunset Timelapse (Bay of Fundy)

In this post, you’ll learn how to create a GoPro sunset time lapse video. Last year, I published the settings for a GoPro time lapse video shot in the Galapagos Islands. Love creating time lapse videos? Check out our complete Guide to GoPro Time Lapse Video How To Create a GoPro Sunset Timelapse To create a …

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Most Stable GoPro Mount Ever? Pedco UltraClamp Review

If you’re tired of wobbly GoPro mounts, you’ll be interested in the UltraClamp. I’ve tested this mount on benches, trees, doors – even the top of a double decker bus – and nothing can shake this super stable GoPro mount. Here’s my review. I hate tripods! (Well, that’s not entirely true.) But when we are …

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How We Safely Travel with Our Camera and Photography Gear

How do you keep your camera gear safe while traveling? Since moving to Ecuador more than five years ago, we’ve traveled quite a bit. Both around the country and to other countries. And because blogging is our business, we tend to take a lot of photos and travel with a fair amount of gear. Note: …

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4 GoPro Time Lapse Settings to Create a Sunset Video

Do you want to make a GoPro time lapse video? Confused about which settings you need? While it sounds complicated, it isn’t. In this post, I’ll cover the specific settings needed to create a quality time lapse video, including the shooting interval, image resolution, and playback rate. I’ll also cover the specific gear and tips you’ll need …

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How to Fix GoPro Audio Problems: External Mic 3.5mm Adapter Review

In this post, you’ll learn how to fix your GoPro audio issues. It’s no secret that I love my GoPro. I’ve created bodyboarding, Galapagos animal, and sunset timelapse videos. It is great for both underwater and timelapse videos. But all is not well with the GoPro. It has horrible audio!  And good audio is pretty important. Viewers will …

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How to Make a GoPro Timelapse Video (6 Steps) Plus Tips, Settings, Gear

In this post, you’ll learn the settings I use to create timelapse videos with my GoPro. Here’s how I make GoPro timelapse videos. When I first ordered my GoPro camera, I couldn’t wait to use it. We were booked for a press trip to the Galapagos (we had snorkeling on the brain) and a fully waterproof …

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