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Tourist
Posts: 2

GoPro suggestion for northern lights

Hello everyone,

 

I'm planning to buy a GoPro for the first time, and I'll also travel to Iceland, so I want to get the most ideal one to shoot the northern lights. I assumed the latest version would be best, but I've seen some comments, where some people said you could shoot them better with a hero4 instead of a hero5 and so on, so I'm a bit confused.

 

Which one would you suggest?

Nomad
Posts: 777

Re: GoPro suggestion for northern lights

Some people have used a GP4, some have used a GP6.  There's plenty of video's on youtube detailing this.  

The GP6 and GP7 both have a new chip in them that seems to offer great low light capture (imho).

 

Refer to this thread for reference

Northern Light GP6

 

Good luck and post your video/photo's if you get this done!

GoPro
Posts: 8,398

Re: GoPro suggestion for northern lights

Hi @fastridge87587

 

You may also want to check the suggestion posted on this thread.

 

 

Thanks!

Ej

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: GoPro suggestion for northern lights

Thank you both! 

 

I think I'll get hero7 black. I'll post the results if I succeed.

GoPro
Posts: 3,505

Re: GoPro suggestion for northern lights

 

Please let us know how it goes @fastridge87587