PRO TIP: To lock the touch display to prevent accidental input, swipe down from the main screen, then tap [ ]. Tap this icon again to unlock it.
16 MODES Your HERO Black contains three camera modes Video, Photo, and Time Lapse. Video Video mode contains three capture modes Video, Video + Photo, and Looping. For descriptions of each capture mode, see Video Mode Capture Modes (page Photo Photo mode contains three capture modes Photo, Burst, and Night. For descriptions of each capture mode, see Photo Mode Capture Modes (page Time Lapse Time Lapse mode contains three capture modes Time Lapse Video, Time Lapse Photo, Night Lapse Photo. For descriptions of each capture mode, see Time Lapse Mode Capture Modes (page Fora visual map of your GoPro's modes and settings, see Map of Modes and Settings (page NAVIGATING YOUR GOPRO NAVIGATING WITH THE TOUCH DISPLAY. From the main screen, tap the icon in the lower left corner. 2. Tap one of the mode icons at the top of the screen (Video, Photo, or Time Lapse. Tap a capture mode in the list below it. 4. On the main screen, tap the setting that you want to change. Tap anew option (available options are white. The camera returns you to the main screen. If you select a video resolution (RES) that does not support the frames per second (FPS) setting that is selected, a message appears that instructs you to tap the touch display to automatically move to the FPS setting and select a different value. A similar message appears if you select an FPS that is not supported by the selected resolution. NAVIGATING YOUR GOPRO
18 19 6. To change an advanced setting, swipe left. Note: Not all capture modes have advanced settings. 7. To turn on an advanced setting, tap [ ]. 8. To return to the main screen, swipe down. CHANGING MODES WITH THE MODE BUTTON The Mode button lets you quickly cycle through the capture modes that you set. For example, if you previously selected Video in Video mode, Night Photo in Photo mode, and Time Lapse Video in Time Lapse mode, pressing the Mode button cycles through those capture modes. Note that Burst photo always appears in this cycle. You can capture fast- moving action like kids jumping into a pool or a mountain bike jump without having to change your Photo capture mode ahead of time. NAVIGATING YOUR GOPRO NAVIGATING WITH THE BUTTONS If you use the camera underwater, use the buttons and the camera status screen to change modes and settings. With the camera powered on, hold down the Mode button [ ] and press the Shutter button [ ]. 2. Use the Mode button to cycle through the settings. Press the Shutter button to cycle through the options within a setting. To select an option, leave the option highlighted. To exit, press and hold the Shutter button, or cycle to Done in the menu. NAVIGATING YOUR GOPRO
20 MAP OF MODES AND SETTINGS MAP OF MODES AND SETTINGS Auto Low Light Burst FOV FPS Interval Looping Manual Audio Control Night Photo Night Lapse Photo Photo Mode / Photo Protune Rate RAW Resolution (RES) Shutter Time Lapse Mode Time Lapse Photo Time Lapse Video Video Mode / Video Video + Photo Video Stabilization WDR
22 23 QuikCapture is the fastest way to capture video or time lapse photos with HERO Black. Because the camera is powered on only when it is capturing, you also conserve battery power. CAPTURING VIDEO WITH QUIKCAPTURE 1. With the camera powered off, press the Shutter button [ ]. Your camera powers on, beeps several times, and automatically begins capturing video. The camera status lights blink while the camera is recording. 2. To stop recording, press the Shutter button again. The camera stops recording, beeps several times, and automatically powers off. To capture other types of video, see Capturing Video and Photos (page 24). QUIKCAPTURE CAPTURING TIME LAPSE PHOTOS WITH QUIKCAPTURE In addition to showing how a scene changes overtime, time lapse photos are also useful for capturing a series of photos to be sure you get the shot you want. With the camera powered off, press and hold the Shutter button [ ] until capture begins. 3 sec Your camera powers on, beeps several times, and automatically begins capturing time lapse photos. The camera status lights blink once for each photo captured. 2. To stop capturing, press the Shutter button again. The camera stops recording, beeps several times, and automatically powers off to maximize battery life. To capture other types of photos or time lapse content, see Capturing Video and Photos (page TURNING QUIKCAPTURE OFF QuikCapture is on by default, but you can turn it off, if needed. From the main screen, swipe down. Tap Preferences > QuikCapture. 3. Tap Off. QUIKCAPTURE
24 CAPTURING VIDEO AND PHOTOS You can also use a more traditional method to capture video and photos— including time lapse video and photos—in which you leave the camera powered on and capture, as needed. With this method, you can use the touch display to preview your shots and change modes and settings before capturing. However, unlike QuikCapture, the camera remains on when you are not capturing, so you must manually power it off to save battery life. If needed, select a different mode: a. Tap the icon in the lower left corner of the touch display. b. Tap one of the mode icons at the top of the screen. c. Tap a capture mode in the list below it. CAPTURING VIDEO AND PHOTOS CAPTURING VIDEO AND PHOTOS. If needed, select different settings. For details about settings, see Video Mode: Capture Modes page 39), Photo Mode Capture Modes page 50), or Time Lapse Mode Capture Modes (page 56). 3. Press the Shutter button [ ]. The camera beeps and the camera status lights flash while the camera is capturing. To stop capturing video or time lapse, press the Shutter button. The camera beeps and the camera status lights flash quickly.