Get great results from your action cam as you capture your heroics … and your epic bails.
When to Slo-Mo
The GoPro Hero6 can shoot 1080p video at 240 frames per second—meaning that when you slow it down 10X, it looks amazing. But hitting the brakes doesn’t work for everything. Slo-mo is garbage for point-of-view angles. Save it for when you’re shooting video of your friends—place the camera at ground level to film a trick—or when you’re (sigh) using a selfie stick.
When to Helmet Mount
The helmet mount is the easiest approach for most snowy activities. It captures things the way you see them, so you want a nice, fat frame: Shoot 1080p at 60 fps in Wide mode, with stabilization turned on. This makes a tree run look like the speeder bike chase on Endor from The Return of the Jedi.
When to Chest Mount
For all types of skiing, go with a chest mount. It’s more stable than the head, and it puts your hands, poles, and skis into the frame. It’s also best