GoPro HD Camera & Workflow Hands-On

Characteristics Of This Class:

Your GoPro camera is perfect for capturing all-season adventures, so come learn how to get the most from yours. In this class, you'll learn the ins and outs, hints, tips, tricks and special techniques of capturing your best stills and video using this unique solid-state high-definition camera system.

First, we'll get to know the GoPro inside and out. Then we'll discuss mounts, rigs, and other accessories to enhance your cool-factor. Through hands-on exercises, you'll learn how to get great stills and video on your GoPro and then export it to Photoshop, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and other post-production software.

This class will cover:

  • Setting up and using the GoPro HD Hero camera
  • Maximizing your shots with accessories and mounts
  • Storage and file formats
  • Planning the best way to capture GoPro video
  • Taking advantage of its unique strengths (and weaknesses) in your captures
  • Applying filters and special effects in your favorite photo and video software
  • Bringing captured media into various editing and output programs
  • The best video editing and effects technique
  • Preparing your finished video and stills for output to DVD, online video, web and prints

Presented by Tim Meehan, a long-time adventure video guru and Apple Consultant Network member and was one of the first Americans to demonstrate the original release of Apple's Final Cut Pro.

Be sure to bring your camera and any accessories you have!

Who Should Take This:

Budding videographers with a GoPro who aren't sure how to use it effectively.

Tim Meehan

Tim Meehan

Through 21st Century Graphics, Tim Meehan provides design and illustration to a broad range of national and international clients with a focus on productivity, creativity and fun. Tim has over 30 years' experience as a professional graphic designer and trainer, and was one of the first to recognize the computer's design potential. In 1984, Apple hired him to present the Macintosh's capabilities to audiences around the US. Tim has published in various digital topics from QuarkXPress to Photoshop to Final Cut Pro. He was one of the first members of the Apple Consultant Network and continues to be active in the ACN Advisory Council.

Helped explain the GoPro system.

Jerry, 8/10/2013

It taught me a basic understanding of GoPro and the tools used with it. [The instructor] was friendly, knowledgeable, and humorous.

Brian, 8/10/2013

Learned more on GoPro settings and good intro to Final Cut Pro.

Amy, 8/10/2013

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Payment 1
Paid at time of registration.
$64.75 $72.25
Payment 2
Due one month after registration.
$64.75 $72.25
Payment 3
Due two months after registration.
$64.75 $72.25
Payment 4
Due three months after registration.
$64.75 $72.25
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Non-Members: $279.00
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