Use the GoPro Hero 3 Video Settings

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow, in this video I am going to show you how to use the video Settings on your GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition.

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    The first thing we are going to do is go to the Menu - the Settings Menu as you can see here.
    Click the the top button to select it.
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    Here you see, from the symbol of the top video is the video settings - click of that.
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    The first option we have is resolution.
    As you can see it is on 1440. Okay so we click that to enter it.
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    And you can see, this is why you can choose different resolution.
    The reason why there are different resolutions is because they each have their own capabilities. They have own style and their own abilities and they also have different qualities. High resolution often gives more gorgeous quality and a low resolution maybe has some blurriness or has some a lot less quality. 1440 is recommended for body mounting shots as it gives a wide, a lot wider, viewing area and has a high frame rate which can yield a smooth and luxurious shot. This is often recommended for point-of-view shots to really give a sense of your point-of-view and your perception.
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    We can change it now to 1080 SUPER which is below.
    1080 SUPER is also recommended for body-mounted shots.
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    Okay and we go down to 1080 is a real favorite of many GoPro users and GoPro athletes.
    They love the quality of the image - really crisp, really gorgeous. It also has a high frame rate which keeps everything running smoothly.
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    Okay we also have 960 which we go down - we have 960.
    960 is also recommended for body-mounted shot and so solid motion, as well.
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    Then we have 720 SUPER view is also recommended for body-mounted shots.
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    Below that is 720, 720 is recommended for hand-held shots.
    If you need slow motion, it gives a bit of steadiness.
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    Underneath that, we have WVGA which is good when super slow motion is decided and when you do not need the best resolution.
    When you can afford to lose some quality (resolution quality) and you need super slow motion, you can use this setting.
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    There is also 4K.
    Press the Mode button so we can go to 4K. This is an incredibly high resolution video -really gone professional standard. It is recommended for tripods and fixed-position shots.
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    And then there is 2.7K, we can skip the next 4K as it's similar.
    2.7K - this changes the ratio of the video - down scales, very stunning quality and is also recommended for tripod and fixed-position shots.
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    It's always important to remember that the resolution that you select will decide what kind of frames-per-second you can use, as well.
    You can use some frames-per-seconds settings with some certain resolutions settings.
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    If go back, we can go back to the Menu - press the top button.
    So in the top button now and back into the Menu we are going to go to frames-per-second, which is below so we can click on that and see what frames-per-seconds there are. This will obviously depend on what resolution we have selected. We select the one that we would like and the one we would like to use the most.
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    Go back to the Menu.
    We are going to look at point-of-view, select that. We have just one option - Wide but we can mess around with that on different settings.
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    Press the top button to go back.
    Press down to go the next setting which is Auto Low Light mode.
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    Auto Low Light mode is used for shooting in low light or moving between low light and high quality light or more powerful light.
    Once you turn Low Light mode on, it allows your camera to automatically adjust in order to capture the best image. It is interesting to note that you cannot use this mode if you have a frames-per-second higher than 100.
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    These are the different options for your GoPro 3 - Hero 3.
    You can play around with this and you see that some settings are better in some situations in order to experience really practice and fun; and experimentation where you can find out what works best for what you are trying to make. We can Exit this Menu by pressing top button - there we go.
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    That is all you need to know about camera settings.
    We have some other videos about the other settings for your GoPro Hero 3. So check them out. You've been watching VisiHow. Goodbye!
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