- Posted 44 weeks ago (updated on 06.28.17)
The Hero4 Black is one of GoPro’s most advanced action cameras. Besides 4K video, it offers plenty of fine-tuning features pros look for, yet consumers will find it easy to use. While discontinued, you can still find it for sale.
Everybody has heard about it, but what is a GoPro and what sets it apart from other action cams? Here, we break down the ins and outs of GoPros, and why they may be appropriate for your next adventure.
GoPro is an American camera company that specializes in hands-free “action cameras,” generally used to record video while users engage in other activities. The original GoPro “Hero” camera was originally created by founder Nicholas Woodman in 2001 specifically for taking photos while surfing. Less than a year after he began selling the cameras, Woodman created the first GoPro with video, which would become the company’s signature product.