Playing Around with the GoPro HERO5

A few weeks ago I bought the new GoPro HERO5. I'm interested in picking-up personal video production as a hobby, and am testing it out with GoPro and its (pretty easy-to-use) editing software suite. A handful of early findings: The video quality captured by the HERO5 is really high, recording up to 4K resolution Need to learn more about when and where to switch between various settings (e.g. Frames Per Second and Fields of View) The sound quality captured is only so-so, and the included music options when editing are really limited Need to determine if that really matters - likely will be muting the audio anyway, adding separate music/MP3 files when editing Don't try to walk/move and record

Just Put 'em Online

I stayed-in last night and caught-up on some HBO On Demand. In the last episode of Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons, with guests Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla, the conversation they had about current trends in media consumption, and where media production is heading, is one of the most interesting talk show segments I’ve seen in a long time. Unfortunately for Any Given Wednesday, it’s also the show’s finale – HBO canned the series after just one season. They breakdown changes across the media landscape over the past decade, basically since Simmons began Eye of the Sportsguy with ESPN back in 2007, including: That “most people” watch Kimmel’s show on YouTube The younger audience isn’t wa

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