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Go Pro Hero Cameras

Updated on May 7, 2015

GoPro Cameras: The Best Action and POV Camera Available

Did you see the footage of Felix Baumgartner as he fell 39 kilometres? It was shot on a GoPro Hero camera. These point of view cameras can be strapped to your chest, your head or almost any hard surface to get the best view of the action in your life. Since they hit the market in 2010 they have become the best selling point of view camera on the market.

Extremely durable, waterproof and shockproof these cameras are the perfect choice for sports enthusiasts, particularly surfers, skateboarders, motorsports, divers, skydivers, pretty much any daredevil really!

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Felix Baumgartner Space Jump on GoPro Camera

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GoPro Hero 4 Bundle - The new model in the Go Pro range

The Hero4 is the latest release from GoPro. It offer 12 mega pixel quality, a touch screen and also features built in wifi. This versatile action camera is waterproof to 131' (40m) and can record high quality action stills and video.

There are almost 300,000 videos from passionate GoPro camera users on YouTube

Go Pro Hero Surf Camera - Catch your perfect ride

The most popular camera choice for pro surfers is the Go Pro Hero. Wear it on your head or mount it to your board to capture HD quality video or 11 mega-pixel photos of you best rides. The kit is supplied with everything you need to get started except the memory card.

The Go Pro Hero Surf Camera in Action - Capture the perfect wave

Go Pro Surf Camera
Go Pro Surf Camera

What's in the GoPro Motor sports camera pack

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GO Pro Motor sport pacl

Go Pro Hero Motor sports Camera - Get your motor running...

The perfect camera for motor sports fans, this version of the GoPro camera comes with everything you need to film yourself behind the wheel. With mounts for a helmet, a screen and a couple of flat and curved mounts included in this kit you will find a multitude of ways to get the most out of this camera.

GoPro HD HERO2: Motorsports Edition
GoPro HD HERO2: Motorsports Edition

Product includes: Camera, Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery, Waterproof Quick-Release Housing, Skeleton Backdoor Housing, Assorted Mounting Hardware, USB Charging Cable, 3 x Curved Adhesive Mounts, 2 x Flat Adhesive Mounts, J-Hook, Suction Cup Mount, 3-Way Pivot Arm and 1-Year Limited Warranty.


The GoPro HD Outdoor Camera with mount

Wear your Go Pro on your head.

Yes you will look silly but you will get some awesome footage

Go Pro Camera Mount options - Mount your camera on your head, your car or your surfboard

GoPro offer camera mounts for almost every single possibility. Strap it to your body or your head, mount it on a helmet, a car window, a bicycle, a pole or even your surfboard.

Over 3 million GoPro cameras have been sold since they were released in late 2010.

Go Pro Hero Camera Bag

This USA made bag is a great addition to your kit if you are a Go Pro user. It is well sealed so protects against water and dust. It will hold your camera, mounts, SD Cards, casings and plenty more. It has a lifetime warranty and checks in at under 4 lbs.

Go Professional XB-552 Pro Watertight Rugged Case for 2 HD GoPro Cameras, Fits - Hero 2, Hero 3, Hero 3+,Hero 4
Go Professional XB-552 Pro Watertight Rugged Case for 2 HD GoPro Cameras, Fits - Hero 2, Hero 3, Hero 3+,Hero 4

This case has 2 layers that are made from strong anti crush foam that will protect your accessories from damage when you are transporting or storing them. Especially designed for the Go Pro Camera range it has space to hold 2 Go Pro Cameras. It's made of stainless steel, so it is light and tough.

Product dimensions: 255mm x 230mm x 174mm


GoPro offers professional quality - it's video has been used on over 60 television shows including Top Gear

Check out this great footage shot on the Go Pro

Would you like a Go Pro HD Camera?

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    • imagelist lm profile image

      imagelist lm 5 years ago

      Great lens with valuable info...

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      kimark421 5 years ago

      I would like to have this camera! Great lens.

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      GeoDitton 5 years ago

      I love the cameras but would really have to start doing something extreme to make the purchase worthwhile.

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      Constantimo 5 years ago

      Would love one - but the budget's just not there at the mo :)

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      Robz007 5 years ago

      Yes, but not on my head though

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      bsalas lm 5 years ago

      My son wants one of these for Christmas -- thanks for helping me understand the options better.

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      James Olerud 5 years ago

      I want one!

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      fionaagee42 5 years ago

      I would really. That's a fantastic idea.

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      maryseena 5 years ago

      They do look great but I'm not sure about getting one!

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      WorldsBestDad 5 years ago

      I plan on getting the Surf model and taking it to the lake next summer, should make some great wakeboarding videos. =)

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      Benjamynn 5 years ago

      Very informative lens.

      I have a GoPro HD Camera, and it's definitely worth the purchase. :)

      Happy holidays :)

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      Ontoddy 5 years ago

      Yes, It's going on my christmas list now!

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      Rose Jones 5 years ago

      These look really great! I would love to have this camera underneath my tree.

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      cleanyoucar 5 years ago

      Yes, seems like a great cam.

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      Vicki Green 5 years ago from Wandering the Pacific Northwest USA

      I'd love to have a Go Pro camera - I can think of so many times when it would be great to be able to film without needing to hold the camera.

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      john-dewitt-7 5 years ago

      Well, if you're giving them away! Then YES! I live in southern california and my wife loves surfing so the go pro camera would be ideal!

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      Paula Morgan 5 years ago from Sydney Australia

      @lifebroker-australia: Sorry to hear about your problems. Mine is working perfectly. I have not heard of many issues at all with the Hero2 seems you have been very unlucky. I like to buy electricals in my home country cause it's easier to have them repaired. Good Luck I hope you have it replaced. If you get no answer from emails try their twitter account as a contact point.

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      traktorji 5 years ago

      GoPro Camera is the best ever. Recommend it to everyone.

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      lifebroker-australia 5 years ago

      I bought a GoPro on an overseas trip - it doesn't work. The Hero 2 has some sort of fault. Trying hard to get it replaced but not having much luck ;(

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      MilitaryGuy 5 years ago

      I like the information. Go Pro is one of the brands I've been considering getting for Paintball/Snowboarding.

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      mizanurrahman1 lm 5 years ago

      imaging best camera

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      Bob 5 years ago from Kansas City

      I'd love one! My son recently wore one while playing Paintball and the footage was awesome. I think these things will get more and more popular! Great lens, really enjoyed it!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      that would be fun!

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      KixonInternatio 5 years ago

      Nice reviev. I'we always been interested to get this cameras.

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      Avi Wolfson 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Great ideas here

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Very cool idea! Not sure I'd have much use for it, but maybe if I start doing more adventuring!

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      dellgirl 5 years ago

      These GoPro Cameras are awesome, what a wonderful idea for a lens! Thanks for introducing them.

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      jadapotata 5 years ago

      Great lens! I certainly want a go pro hd camera now!

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      ChristyGann LM 5 years ago

      my husband bought this last year to mount on his helmet while snowmobiling. omg. just like a little boy with a new toy. and he makes me watch all the videos!

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      jimconrad2 5 years ago

      They really found a niche and continue to be remarkable.

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      Judith Nazarewicz 5 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      I would love one! Great lens!

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      CustomButtonCo 5 years ago

      We love the GoPro HD for surfing and scuba diving

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      AAdrian 5 years ago

      The Felix Baumgartner jump was awesome. This camera is my next gadget acquisition.

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      Bill 5 years ago from Gold Coast, Australia

      I would love a Go Pro. I already film a lot of my adventures, but could always do with another camera! Congrats on being awarded LOTD.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Whew! I don't know if I'm up to diving out of a plane but the Go Pro HD Camera would have to be my choice to record the fall for sure! A beautifully done presentation...belated congratulations on LotD and continued home page honors!

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      squidlydoo 5 years ago

      Yes please ;-). Great lense, it's a cool camera.

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      kayla_harris 5 years ago

      Yes, it is very cool!

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      pinoyrecipe 5 years ago

      yeah, I really wish to have one.

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      Earnlat 5 years ago

      I'm not a very good photog, but great cameras make me look better!!

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      Mary Norton 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      We had been trying out several cameras when we were in Maldives. This looks like a good one.

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      Bob Zau 5 years ago

      Nice lens! Back in the 70's (when I dove) we used expensive Plexiglass housings around even the cheapest cameras. I would have loved to have had the rig in your intro photo back then,

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      SkiLoverAlpine 5 years ago

      This would be incredible for skiing!

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      Bill 5 years ago from Gold Coast, Australia

      Yep, i would love one! I already have a Drift helmet camera which I use regularly to film my adventures, but could always use a GoPro as well. There is a lot of debate between owners of these two makes of helmet cam, but both are great and have their own advantages and disadvantages. Congrats on LOTD, great to see another Aussie take it out! :-D

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      TShirtFrank 5 years ago

      I own the Hero 2 and love it!

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      Fay Favored 5 years ago from USA

      Sure, it would be a great gift. Congratulations on LotD.

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      treehousebrando1 5 years ago

      I'm glad these are getting popular. It's nice to see a video from the perspective of the person recording it.

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      Nnadi bonaventure Chima 5 years ago from Johanesburg

      It is worth having . Cool lens ,congrats

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      Nnadi bonaventure Chima 5 years ago from Johanesburg

      It is worth having . Cool lens ,congrats

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      NewUsedCarsSacramento 5 years ago

      Cool gadget...will get this soon.

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      John Magee 5 years ago from Brisbane

      got to get me one!

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      DebMartin 5 years ago

      Cool cameras

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      rebeccahiatt 5 years ago

      Wow, these are some cameras and what a great lens!

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      artmarks 5 years ago

      Nice lens :) Very informative, thank you

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      spids1 5 years ago

      Very cool! Congrats on LOTD!

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      EpicFarms 5 years ago

      Pretty darn cool, although I don't think I could actually afford to strap one of those bad boys on ;o) I've seen a few eventing videos (cross country racing on horseback) through the eye of the Go Pro and it was really neat to watch. Nice lens and a belated congratulations on a well-earned LoTD!

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      Liz Mackay 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Looks like a wonderful camera. I love gadgets but my life is not adventurous enough for me to warrant owning one.

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      Arun2012 5 years ago

      skydiving,underwater photographs

      informative article.I thought these were normal camera,on reading this realized the features of this camera

      Thank you

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      Arun2012 5 years ago

      skydiving,underwater photographs

      informative article.I thought these were normal camera,on reading this realized the features of this camera

      Thank you

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      KaraAshton 5 years ago

      Very informative lens & congratulations.

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      getmoreinfo 5 years ago

      These Go Pro Hero Cameras are great and congrats on making LOTD

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      eccles1 5 years ago

      Very cool camera! Congratulations!

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      mrducksmrnot 5 years ago

      Congratulations of LOTD and a well documented lens on these Camera's. This is on my wish list for sure.

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      Delia 5 years ago

      Congratulations on LOTD! sounds like a great camera!

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      kiratalley 5 years ago

      I'd like the Go Pro HD Camera, I can use it for recording me snowboarding in the winter, it would be so fun!

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      Mr-Panda LM 5 years ago

      Looks like a great camera to have! Thanks for sharin' =)

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      MiaMusement 5 years ago

      That is SO COOL, and you did a FABU job of setting this up! Congrats on LOTD!

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      albinozebra lm 5 years ago

      very cool video camera, unbelievable that something so small and relatively inexpensive can film in 4k - ultra high definition (UHD) resolution.

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      coolaunt 5 years ago

      I am passing this awesome lens along. I knew some folks who will want this for Christmas.

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      webmavern 5 years ago

      Congrats on LOTD! Interesting lens, but don't think I would wear the camera.

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      Margot_C 5 years ago

      I like to be vicariously adventurous. So while I love the idea, I'm too much of a chicken to try anything too wild. Congrats on LOTD... Well done!

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      Pat Goltz 5 years ago

      If I can take it scuba diving, yep! It might even be in my price range. If I ever go scuba diving (which I would sure like to do.)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Not sure if I want one or not. It is an intriguing idea though. Congratulations on getting LotD!

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      MJ Martin aka Ruby H Rose 5 years ago from Washington State

      congratulations on LOTD! This lens is perfect for it. Oh thank you for the perfect thing to put on my wish list. The outdoor one for sure, or the motor one, hard to decide. Awesome camera's. Thank you!

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      Deborah Swain 5 years ago from Rome, Italy

      not more of a lo-fi girl...but this is an excellent lens! congratulations on LOTD!

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      Kay 5 years ago

      I'm a pretty low-key sort but I think these are great!

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      WBJanitorial LM 5 years ago

      Gives me some ideas for how to videos.....Congrats on the LOTD!

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      poldepc lm 5 years ago

      of course :) ...Congrats on the LOTD

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      PassionatelyCur 5 years ago

      Of course!

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      Mary Stephenson 5 years ago from California

      Congratulations on LOTD. I don't think I would have anything exciting to want to film. Don't do the kinds of activities in the videos. I did see a video though of someone riding a bike through Europe and it was interesting as you got to see the countryside. I will take my excitement through proxy and keep my feet firmly planted on the ground! But you did have a lot of good information for anybody that is interested in this type of camera.

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      LilyBird 5 years ago

      Great lens! Congrats on LOTD!

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      karen-stephens 5 years ago

      Hmmm.. what does the hero do that my Galaxy S3 cannot do?

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      BunnyFabulous 5 years ago from Central Florida

      If someone gave me one, yes. Would be super cool. However, there are lots more items higher on my priority list than a head mounted camera. Great lens, though, and Congrats on LOTD!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      haven't tried such great thing with the camera, thanks for sharing a great lens congrats for LOTD

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      Renaissance Woman 5 years ago from Colorado

      Helmet cams are way cool. I bought one two years ago for my motorcycle adventures. Congrats on LotD!

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      Usrename 5 years ago

      Very informational lens. I learned that this type of camera exists.

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      Elizabeth Sheppard 5 years ago from Bowling Green, Kentucky

      Congratulations on Lens of the Day! I shared this on Twitter too. :-)

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      nicey 5 years ago

      Of course I will like one but I think sticking it on any part of your body could cause cancer.


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      Judith Nazarewicz 5 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      I would love a Go Pro Camera, I'm always out taking pictures, but I think it would take me a while get used to this camera to get pictures like the ones here. Btw Congratulations on LOTD!

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      vinodkpillai lm 5 years ago

      Great info! This lens deserved LOTD so no surprises there! But my hearty congrats and also big thanks for sharing this very useful info.....

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      allkindsofgiftsonline 5 years ago

      I would like to put these on my 3 year old and see how he sees us! Seems like it would be lots of fun watching immediately off our HDTV!!!

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      Howcanigetagirl 5 years ago

      I'd love a Go Pro but I'm afraid my photos wouldn't half as exciting as the one on your lens - well done on LOTD!

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      Two Crafty Paws 5 years ago

      These look awesome! These must make unique footage. I always imagined these would be more expensive so there's a pleasant surprise and a thought for Christmas. Great lens and congrats for LotD

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      Susan Deppner 5 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I'd love to be able to get one of these for each of my sons. They'd love it! Heck, I love it! Congratulations on your Lens of the Day!

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      Rosyel Sawali 5 years ago from Manila Philippines

      Wow! I haven't heard of Go Pro before but now it looks like a great camera to have! ^_^

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      Faye Rutledge 5 years ago from Concord VA

      Great info on the Go Pro HD camera. Congratulations on LotD! :)

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      Lora Riley 5 years ago

      Interesting cameras!

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      Fredzup 5 years ago

      Wow! Great info and love the videos!

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      Tom 5 years ago

      Nice job on LotD. Those type of cameras are super cool, you can get such great footage.

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      loveanime22 5 years ago

      Congratulations on LOTD great lens

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      peter10123 5 years ago

      so cool man! Congratulations!!!