Starting today, we can capacitate your GoPro HERO 4 to directly livestream to Periscope. The thought is that adventurous Periscopers can keep their phones safely tucked divided and still constraint movement (or differently iPhone-endangering) video. It’s unequivocally easy to bond your GoPro to your phone’s Periscope app, and it’s a good growth for a some-more action-oriented livestreamers out there. But before we tide to a extreme, collect adult some GoPro accessories that’ll make Periscoping easier.
Show Us From Your POV
For starters, get a mount. If you’re a GoPro enthusiast, afterwards you’re substantially already regulating one. But if not, we should. There are a accumulation of options: Some shave on backpacks, others on helmets or opposite your chest. Another must-have is a Polar Pro GoPro Filter, a pack that includes a Polarizer, a Macro lens, and other accessories that’ll make your shots demeanour improved and concede we to get some-more creative. If you’re sharpened during night or underwater, cruise a clip-on light—a GoPro can hoop a twilight outing down a noble run, though bad lighting? Not so much. The Knog Qudos or a Light Motion Sidekick are good options. No matter what you’re shooting, you’ll get most improved audio if we insert an outmost microphone too. Try a $50 pack from Polar Pro, or insert any concordant mic (there are dozens!) with a 3.5mm adaptor. If your activity is quite breezy, get a windscreen to lessen breeze sound on a microphone.
Just Phone It In
But maybe we don’t have a GoPro. If that’s a case, there’s copiousness of other rigging that can assistance launch we into Periscope stardom. Most importantly, get absolved of that unsure palm effect. Marques Brownlee (MKBHD on Periscope) says he uses a Gorillapod with a Square Jellyfish on it “for 99 percent of my Periscopes.” Studio Neat’s Glif tripod mount for iPhone is another affordable option. And if we wish something some-more mobile, a hand-held monopod (basically a selfie hang but a Bluetooth shutter) will purify adult your video. The best approach to get purify and professional-looking movement sports footage from a phone is to use a good chest mount. (It’ll keep your phone safer too.)
The other vast unwell of iPhone livestreaming is a audio. A clip-on mic, like a Mighty Mic, is a good choice since there’s no unconnected handle that will get in your handle during filming. There’s a wireless option, too, in box we wish to film a theme who’s over away. Also, your selfie streams need some lighting assistance (seriously, they really, unequivocally do): The Lumee iPhone case has a self-facing light built in.
Aside from only alleviating an fluid hand, there are some artistic accessories to raise your Periscopes, too. Olloclip’s 4-in-1 lens kit gives we a tiny apartment of versatile lens options for creation your shots some-more interesting. This telephoto lens gives we spy-like capabilities, and the Pocket Spotlight is a ideal remedy for dark, grainy streams.
Jon Acuff, another Periscope expert, suggests regulating a ring light. He has one “to make certain what we film isn’t dim and emo.” He also has a non-gear associated tip: Use a hashtag #Katch on your scopes—it repository your calm for longer than 24 hours, giving your much-improved streams only that most some-more exposure.
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