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CruisinGA
09-24-2012, 09:25 AM
GF gave me a GoPro HD Hero2 for my birthday, got to try it out for the first time yesterday-

http://youtu.be/nF2LAbTagXQ

Anyone ever experimented with a rope mount, say - 20 feet back from the boat? If it was stable enough, I think you would get some pretty cool video.

DJnGA
09-24-2012, 10:19 AM
mine sank Saturday. somehow we found it about 15 foot down but its not acting right.

JRW160
09-24-2012, 10:31 AM
A friend of mine built a mount that uses 8ft of pvc attached to the handle with the rope threaded through it. The gopro is mounted to the end of the pvc. That is the only way he could keep the gopro upright. Attaching it straight to the rope caused the rope to twist. The pvc makes it kinda heavy, but the footage is pretty good.

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=4599910924588

CC2MC
09-24-2012, 03:08 PM
I like the idea of mounting it on the PVC. Gives a nice view point.

CruisinGA
09-25-2012, 01:25 PM
I was thinking of something along the lines of that PVC, but I don't see the need to keep the gopro upright- you can flip the video in the camera itself or at the editing stage on the computer.

I think this would let you make a smaller mount that you could put at different locations along the rope, just needs to be long enough to stabilize the camera a little.

bcd
09-25-2012, 02:18 PM
Here's what other people have done, similar info to what JRW160. It shows more info on how to build it and has some videos also.
http://wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=789200&highlight=gopro+mount

DemolitionMan
09-29-2012, 10:38 PM
Two videos I shot this summer.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEEjH0-tMAc&feature=context-cha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQQPLcStwEw&feature=plcp

atlfootr
10-17-2012, 10:51 AM
You couldn't find any rougher water than that?

atlfootr
10-17-2012, 11:05 AM
Saw on thread on the NEW GoPro3 Tiny GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition captures 4K video GoPro packs a lot of new features into the smallest camera that it has ever offered.
http://asset0.cbsistatic.com/cnwk.1d/i/tim/2011/12/06/headshots_antuan_goodwin_140x100_60x43.jpg (http://www.cnet.com/profile/antuan.goodwin/) by Antuan Goodwin (http://www.cnet.com/profile/antuan.goodwin/)
October 16, 2012 11:34 PM PDT


http://asset3.cbsistatic.com/cnwk.1d/i/tim/2012/10/16/GoProHero3_02_610x343.jpg

(Credit: Antuan Goodwin/CNET )


San Francisco--GoPro pulled the wraps off of a new generation of its line Hero sports camera packages built around the smallest, most powerful camera that it has ever offered: the GoPro Hero 3.

The GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition is the flagship model that will retail for $399.99.
This new model features a chassis that is 30% smaller and 25% lighter than the outgoing Hero 2 (http://reviews.cnet.com/digital-camcorders/gopro-hd-hero2-motorsports/4505-6500_7-35055052.html) model and is only 20mm thick when removed from its plastic shell.

The plastic shell itself is also smaller (obviously) and features a new flat lens.

DemolitionMan
10-18-2012, 12:57 AM
You couldn't find any rougher water than that?

It was rough that day.

Mx-112
05-16-2016, 11:42 AM
I have a go pro hero 3+ black I would like to have the camera mounted on the boat but we are wakeboarding 70 feet back and I can't figure out how to zoom in on the GoPro.
Does anyone know of a better camera I could use?

dt37803
05-16-2016, 11:56 AM
Go in the settings for video and select the medium or narrow field of view. the narrow brings the image in the closest

TLR67
05-16-2016, 12:59 PM
Gotta love the Tocoa..... Is Donald and them still Jumping up there in that Cove?

mzimme
05-16-2016, 01:32 PM
Looks like there's some options for lenses you can attach to the gopro to get zoomed on.

https://www.google.com/search?q=gopro+zoom+lens&oq=gopro+zoom&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l5.3247j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

lda6339
05-16-2016, 03:13 PM
It was rough that day.

Forget the rough water, the boom mount location had you eating chine spray the whole time. I don't know how you did it.

CruisinGA
05-16-2016, 03:53 PM
Gotta love the Tocoa..... Is Donald and them still Jumping up there in that Cove?

Haven't seen them yet this year, and didn't see them as much last year.

A couple years ago I did get hooked up with them one Sunday and ended up in one of their old Stars and Stripes pulling people around on jumpers!

lcgordon711
05-16-2016, 04:40 PM
Man he was really gave you the cheek out assist at the beginning.

2RLAKE
06-01-2016, 03:59 PM
Great video ... My buddy and I did a bunch of these a few years ago ... Will have to dig them up and post ... I just held my old contour camera in my hand

CruisinGA
06-01-2016, 04:09 PM
Great video ... My buddy and I did a bunch of these a few years ago ... Will have to dig them up and post ... I just held my old contour camera in my hand

This video was from 4 years ago! I had just learned to foot the year before. I have some more recent videos, let me see if I can find them. Post up what you've got! We can turn this into a footin video thread

Double D
06-01-2016, 07:57 PM
I have a bunch of popro videos on my youtube page with lots of footing action. I use the clamp mainly to attache to the boom. It works well.

https://www.youtube.com/user/customcorporateimage/videos

Clamp:
http://shop.gopro.com/mounts/jaws-flex-clamp/ACMPM-001.html?skipredirect&gclid=Cj0KEQjwj7q6BRDcxfG4pNTQ2NoBEiQAzUpuW-5VlnO98uD-e_lZVhW0IBemXWDOlZy4lDq7ikBkYvsaAq478P8HAQ&dclid=CPaWxr-DiM0CFU2MaQod3mUA8g

I post most of the videos to this thread..
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=49184

2RLAKE
06-03-2016, 05:36 AM
I have a bunch of popro videos on my youtube page with lots of footing action. I use the clamp mainly to attache to the boom. It works well.

https://www.youtube.com/user/customcorporateimage/videos

Clamp:
http://shop.gopro.com/mounts/jaws-flex-clamp/ACMPM-001.html?skipredirect&gclid=Cj0KEQjwj7q6BRDcxfG4pNTQ2NoBEiQAzUpuW-5VlnO98uD-e_lZVhW0IBemXWDOlZy4lDq7ikBkYvsaAq478P8HAQ&dclid=CPaWxr-DiM0CFU2MaQod3mUA8g

I post most of the videos to this thread..
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=49184

Great video ... Watching at the delta lounge and several people got enjoy the video sitting next to me

Double D
06-03-2016, 10:40 AM
Great video ... Watching at the delta lounge and several people got enjoy the video sitting next to me

Uh Oh, which one? I just added four more today from last Saturday.