10 Best GoPro Accessories in 2017
There are thousands of way you can modify and improve the performance of your GoPro. The market for accessories is huge, and the options available are infinite. From handheld stabilizers to 360° time-lapse, these 10 best GoPro accessories will help you make the most of that action scene.
1. GoPro Seeker Backpack
With a total capacity of 16 liters, this official GoPro backpack has soft lined compartments that will keep your cameras and accessories safe. It can store up to 5 GoPro HERO 5 Black cameras, along with multiple batteries, SD cards and even a laptop. The bag is lightweight, weather resistant, comes with an integrated chest mount and also features a shoulder mount. These mounts ensure that the GoPro is always within range and you can conveniently take shots from shoulder height.
2. GoPole Scenelapse
The GoPole Scenelapse offers a rotation of 360° over the course of 60 minutes and allows you to shoot stunning timelapse stills and videos. Simply set up your GoPro, wind the unit and let it do its thing. The GoPole Scenelapse is mechanical so batteries are not required, and it features a standard tripod screw on the bottom allowing you to attach it to a tripod. On the top is a removable GoPro mount with a high torque thumb screw, so you can attach your GoPro or even a small DSLR. The small and easy to use unit weighs just 85 gm and is compatible with all GoPro cameras.
3. Gopro KarmA Grip
This handheld, wearable stabilizer will capture incredibly smooth shake-free videos without affecting the quality of your clips. You can simply mount your GoPro to the Karma grip, turn on the grip and go. The grip has inbuilt GoPro controls such as turn on/off and start/stop recording. The two can charge at the same time, and you can offload your footage without un-mounting your camera.
4. GoPro Suction Cup
The GoPro Suction Cup Mount is perfect for attaching your GoPro to the outside of a car, boat, motorcycle or any other transportation. The suction is industrial grade and is proven to hold at speeds of up to 150 mph. It is engineered to provide stability and a broad range of motion and will enable you to capture some stunning shots from your transport. The mount also features a quick release band, so you can move it between shots and locations quickly and conveniently.
5. GoPro Floaty
Your GoPro might be waterproof but it definitely will sink. The floaty is here to make sure it doesn’t. You won’t have to worry about your GoPro sinking in the water if it falls. The Floaty comes in a bright orange color, which makes it easier to spot in the water. This piece of foam is not cheap, but it is definitely cheaper than a new GoPro.
6. GoPro HERO5 Rechargeable Battery
A spare rechargeable battery is undoubtedly a must have for any GoPro user. If you shoot a lot of adventure footage from your GoPro, chances are, you can’t do it with just one battery. This particular offering works with the latest HERO5 Black camera.
7. Sabrent Flexible Tripod
This versatile and flexible tripod features a removable GoPro Tripod Mount for fast and secure camera mounting. Rubberized ring and foot grips provide extra gripping power and stability. Its flexible design enables you to level out GoPro camera on uneven surfaces. It weighs just 227 gm which makes it portable and it can also be used to mount a DSLR camera.
8. GoPro 3 Way Grip
The GoPro 3 Way Grip is an accessory that features a 3-in-1 design which can be used as a camera grip, an extension arm, or even a tripod, therefore being extremely versatile, and enabling the user to take a variety of shots. Though it doesn’t extend as far as some telescoping sticks – it moves between 7.5 and 20 inches – but this makes it lighter. The tripod can be removed from the handle to make it an even smaller handle to your camera. The 3 way grip is also water-resistant which means you can use it underwater without any worry.
9. GoPro Chest Mount Harness
This is a very versatile and comfortable to use accessory which has endless possibilities. You can use it while riding a motorbike, skiing, surfing and more. The chest mount harness is made up of nylon material so it doesn’t really wear out quickly and it has an elastic build that can be adjusted which means one size fits all.
10. GOPRO THE STRAP
The strap can be used to attach your GoPro to your wrist, your leg or any other object. It can also be used underwater and it allows for a full 360º rotation of the GoPro camera mounted on it. The strap is adjustable in order to fit all hand sizes.
What do you think about these GoPro accessories? Do you have any other cool ones to share with us?