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Cats simply rule the Internet. It’s a sad state of affairs; however, footage like the POV footage from a camera mounted to a cat’s collar is part of the reason why.  [click to continue…]

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 GoPro Blackout Housing

Just ahead of NAB 2014, GoPro has announced several new accessories for the Hero 3+ and Hero 3 cameras. [click to continue…]

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DxO-Optics-Pro-9

DxO Optics Pro has been updated to version 9.1.4 with added support for the Nikon D4S, Sony A5000, Leica X Vario (Type 107) and GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition. Additionally, 170 new camera/lens combos have been added to library of DxO Optics Modules.

More about DxO Optics Pro 9 on the DxO Labs website.

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Shane Hurlbut is the cinematographer for the new Need for Speed movie. A couple weeks ago, he had a contest to see who could spot the GoPro footage in the trailer. The contest is over now, but Shane put together an annotated trailer that labels all the cameras and lenses used in the trailer for each and every shot (…and there are a lot of cuts in there).

Need for Speed Trailer

Along with the C500 and Alexa Plus, there are a few shots using the Canon 1D C in obvious tight quarters or crash cam situations. Notably, all the cameras are capable of 4K image capture (and were shooting 4K) even though the film was finished in 2K. However, the 4K frame gives plenty of room for reframes and stabilization, which makes sense when you’re shooting car sequences at 120mph. [click to continue…]

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GoPro Hero 3 Plus

GoPro, maker of the Hero action cameras, has began the process of becoming a public company. Friday, GoPro confidentially filed for an initial public offering with the SEC under the recently enacted JOBS Act. [click to continue…]

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On October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner ascended more than 24 miles above Earth’s surface to the edge of space in a stratospheric balloon. Millions across the globe watched as he opened the door of the capsule, stepped off the platform, and broke the speed of sound while free falling safely back to Earth.

His max speed was over 800MPH – while enduring a violent spin as a result of little resistance at such high altitudes. While several other cameras were mounted the balloon capsule, none of them captured the experience quite like the GoPro cameras mounted on his helmet and body.

Look for a shorter version of this video tonight during the Super Bowl.

[via GoPro]

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