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Browsing Archive: September, 2014

New promos online on YouTube

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Friday, September 12, 2014,

I was involved in the production of a number of short promos for the NWU's Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Natural Sciences recently. The clips highlight some of the key research areas and cross-collaborative efforts at both faculties. 

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Weird and wonderful add-ons for GoPro

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Friday, September 12, 2014,

I should probably just call this
The GoPro Blog and get it over with...

The world's most popular action camera brand has spawned a huge industry of aftermarket accessories an a few interesting ones have caught my eye the past few weeks. Some make sense and some are just plain weird. has posted a couple of good ones recently.

Above: Brunton All-day Battery. This is cool and I want one. One of the main complaints from GoPro owners is usually that the battery life sucks, even ...

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GoPro Hero 2 & 3+ Protune shootout

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Monday, September 1, 2014,

Other than built-in wifi and size, how much difference is there between the older GoPro Hero 2 and the latest Hero 3+ model? It would seem not much, surprisingly. At first glance anyway. 

To sort out GoPro post workflows for the coming Solar Challenge I did an unscientific test over the weekend: I set both GoPros to 1080p at 25fps, bumped up both cameras to Protune recording mode, and then recorded the footage you see above from different positions. Other than increased clarity on the Hero 3+ ...

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