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GoPro Hero 8 Camera Fundamentals: From Beginner To Filmmaker

Learn the fundamentals of the GoPro Hero 8 and start your filmmaking journey!

4.45 / 5.0
1294 students 43 minutes

Created by Joshua McGuigan, offered on Udemy

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This class provides an overview of the GoPro Hero 8 action camera – a handy camera which has made filmmaking more accessible than ever and has allowed me to document my travels around the world. The aim of the class is to walkthrough the fundamentals of the action camera in order to give students the foundation to go out and start creating their own films. The GoPro Hero 8 is a versatile tool and by correctly using it, the user will end up with excellent footage. Whether you're a complete camera novice, or a film enthusiast wanting to get into action cameras, I hope you can draw some helpful advice, tricks and value from these lessons on the GoPro Hero 8.

What you will learn

  • How to set-up and operate your GoPro.
  • How to film video and time-lapses with your action camera.
  • Useful tips and tricks to help you get the most out of the Hero 8.
  • How to fully utilise the GoPro app and transfer media.


  • Have a GoPro Hero 8.
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  • Price: $19.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 43 minutes
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bestcourses score: 5.3/10

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