Creative Video Angles: Inspiring POV Surf Shots

The weekend is here my friends [almost].

I’m resolved to go do something fun. Something creative. Something active. The videos below inspire all three actions.

There has never been a more exciting time in the history to be a photographer. Technology in enabling accessibility (and usability) like never before. Hell, if you can imagine it, you can capture it. And you dont have to spend an arm and a leg to do it. Helmet cam footage, a long-time staple in action sports and adrenaline fueled photography, has helped millions share their stories and creative vision in extraordinary ways. And the quality of these little cameras is getting better all the time. Big leaps have been made in the last couple of years — and we assume there are more to come.

Have a great weekend.

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11 Responses to Creative Video Angles: Inspiring POV Surf Shots

  1. Chris September 21, 2012 at 10:19 am #

    Haha. In my RSS feed, I read the title of this article as “Inspiring POV ‘SMURF’ shots’. Boy was I disappointed.

    • Bartek September 21, 2012 at 2:32 pm #

      @Chris LMAO xD
      @Chase awesome entry as usual. Love gopro videos; indeed very inspiring. I really want to get my hands on one of those some day.

  2. faisal September 22, 2012 at 7:52 am #

    What a splendid video. Love the way David Coulthard rmakes so much noise in the streets.

  3. Joyce September 23, 2012 at 12:18 am #

    It would appear that GoPro definitely goes to all sorts of exciting places. A 14 year old boy launched his own weather balloon to the edge of space with a GoPro to record it all. The mind boggles…
    http://lightyears.blogs.cnn.com/2012/09/22/14-year-old-gets-photos-from-space/?hpt=hp_t3

  4. eccoyle September 23, 2012 at 9:50 am #

    Incredible!

  5. chanchaalaa September 26, 2012 at 7:48 am #

    that’s a really nice talk. Thanks for pointing it out, Dear…

  6. Nathan October 7, 2012 at 7:31 pm #

    Does anybody know who sells a DSLR chest mount to get some cool POV shots? Lowepro and ThinkTank both dont.

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