Capture Your Memories like the Pros

Capture Your Memories like the Pros

Best Buy Disclosure

Several years ago, we decided that we wanted to do a better job capturing the memories of racing the Viper on the autocross track. The handheld camera we had been using was cool but it was clunky and the stabilization just wasn’t ideal for the twists and turns that come with maneuvering a sports car around a bunch of cones. A new camera, the GoPro Hero, had recently come on the market so I decided to spring for it as a Christmas gift for Scott. It changed the way we recorded action from that day forward.

Interestingly enough, not just for us. We have watched the camera move from the specialty market to mainstream media. If you’ve ever watched Deadliest Catch, you’ve seen a GoPro in action. Survivor? Yes. Amazing Race? Yup.  Mythbuster. Uh-huh. It’s all over the place capturing amazing content that is even good enough for the big screen. I even found a website that shares when another GoPro has been spotted.

We’ve used our (first generation) GoPro Hero to record racing, snorkeling, roller coasters and more. While we always have our cell phones with us, they aren’t intended for action shots like these. Seeing our kids giggle and scream on the water ride is worth every penny that the GoPro cost. I think moments like that are worth capturing. Don’t you? Fast forward to the 2:50 mark and you be the judge.

In a few days, I’ll be headed to Denver for a media event where I’ll be driving around on the ice rink at Pepsi Center to test out Bridgestone tires. If the Bridgestone team allows me to, I plan to have our GoPro mounted on the dash to capture the event. Being able to capture cool activities and events is priceless.

Of course, we need to upgrade ours so we’re keeping our eyes open for the new ones to show up at Best Buy: GoPro Hero4, GoPro Hero4 Black and GoPro Hero Silver.

Memories only last so long. Capture the action, the fun and the emotions with a GoPro Hero4. Makes a great gift! - SahmReviews.com #GoProatBestBuy  Memories only last so long. Capture the action, the fun and the emotions with a GoPro Hero4. Makes a great gift! - SahmReviews.com #GoProatBestBuyMemories only last so long. Capture the action, the fun and the emotions with a GoPro Hero4. Makes a great gift! - SahmReviews.com #GoProatBestBuy

GoPro HERO4 Black

The most advanced GoPro ever, featuring improved image quality and a 2x more powerful processor with 2x faster video frame rates1, HERO4 Black takes award‐winning GoPro performance to a whole new level.

Memories only last so long. Capture the action, the fun and the emotions with a GoPro Hero4. Makes a great gift! - SahmReviews.com #GoProatBestBuy

GoPro HERO4 Silver

The first-ever GoPro to feature a built-in touch display. Controlling The camera, playing back footage and adjusting settings is ultra-convenient—just view, tap and swipe the screen. With 1080p60 and 720p120 video, and 12MP photos at a staggering 30 frames per second, HERO4 Silver combines powerful, pro-quality capture with the convenience of a touch display.

Memories only last so long. Capture the action, the fun and the emotions with a GoPro Hero4. Makes a great gift! - SahmReviews.com #GoProatBestBuy

GoPro HERO

Featuring high‐quality 1080p30 and 720p60 video, and 5MP photos up to 5 fps, HERO captures the same immersive footage that’s made GoPro one of the best-selling cameras in the world.

12x more powerful processor with 2x faster video frame rates

These make awesome gifts for anyone looking to capture memories. From your gadget geek to the teen. From the sports fanatic to mom. Not only is Best Buy home of the latest cameras and camcorders, including the full line of new GoPro cameras but they also have a great assortment of accessories. In addition to carrying it or using a tripod, GoPro offers a variety of action-specific accessories. Mount your GoPro to your chest, your head, a helmet, a body board and even your dog! Put your GoPro Hero 4 in a waterproof case and take them into water. The options are limited by your imagination.

For more information on GoPro products, check out the details at BestBuy.com or stop by your local Best Buy retail store.

Nicole

About Nicole

Founder and owner of SAHMReviews.com, Nicole has been involved in social media marketing since 2007. She has partnered with a number of major corporations who utilized her skills to improve their social media outreach and online presence. Nicole has worked as an ambassador for brands such as Netflix, U.S. Cellular and K'NEX, has been featured in McDonald's videos as well as Maria Bailey's book "Power Moms". Always a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) and mother of two beautiful teen daughters, if you can't find Nicole, she is probably somewhere playing board games.

26 comments on «Capture Your Memories like the Pros»

  1. Emily says:

    I think GoPros are so cool! I’d love to have one to document my races!

  2. Samantha says:

    I love GoPro! Enjoy your time in Denver…it’s not very cold yet but it is the pretties time of the year

  3. Melanie says:

    How cool… what an awesome way to capture summer a little longer; LOVED your review Scott, I actually told my hubby the other day after seeing a similar camera in a store ad that I want one to attach to each of the dogs so I can see what they do all day.. he thought it would be a waist, they sleep al day..?? REALLY?? Mhhh I still think I need this camera..hahah

  4. Daisy says:

    My husband wants an action camera so bad. I think that Santa (me) is going to visit Best Buy to get one for him. 🙂

  5. Janel says:

    The GoPro cameras really are awesome!! We had one for a while, but passed it onto a friend who is more outdoorsy.

  6. I have been wanting to get one of these GoPro cameras to take when I travel. I think it would be fun to wear one while on a roller coaster. I will be adding this to my wishlist this year.

  7. Wow, what an awesome way to capture those intense moments. I am behind the times 🙂 as I have not heard of this camera. I will do some research for sure. I can imagine how wonderful using this on a roller coaster would be! It seems to be a very cool camera. Thanks for sharing.

  8. I could definitely use one of these cameras! They look amazing!

  9. Danielle says:

    My family and I were just in Greece and we were discussing this product and how we wished we had one! Thank you for the suggestions on the HERO as well. Always great reviews on products and travel here. I love this blog! Thank you!

  10. I have made up my mind. I am getting a GOPro for Christmas. This is definitely on my list.

  11. Mel says:

    These cameras are awesome. Great to go skiing with!

  12. Mellisa says:

    These are so awesome. I really want to get one before our next vacation.

  13. Debi says:

    (I can’t agree that anything is good about winter but…) I have been dreaming of one of these cameras.

  14. My son is a total thrill seeker and he would absolutely love these cameras for Christmas.

  15. Crystal says:

    I would love to have a GoPro, but I’m not sure if I would ever be able to use it. That would be stolen by the kids almost immediately.

  16. Mary says:

    Very nice! And what a lovely family you have!

  17. Audrey Geliga says:

    I loved your daughters’ reaction when they were on this Animal Kingdom ride…so precious! It also makes me want to go back to Disneyworld, real soon! Cute post. 🙂 🙂

  18. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    I totally want one of these for when we go snowboarding this winter!!

  19. katherine says:

    My husband rides coasters. He needs one of these!

  20. I want one one f these so badly! They can do so many things, I know of a band that has shot their videos using these!

  21. These cameras take amazing photos and videos. They are perfect for capturing those outdoor family moments.

  22. Tony says:

    you’re right

  23. kristen mcclary says:

    i really want one of these!!! i would have so much fun with it

  24. Lindsey Calubayan says:

    I want one of those so bad!

  25. Austin Baroudi says:

    I’ve always wanted to try GoPro. It would definitely make for one hell of a skate video! Thanks for the post!

  26. William Wilson says:

    Thank you for posting this. I’m definitely inching closer to buying a GoPro. The cost really isn’t THAT high especially when you’re making family memories to last forever.

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