GoPro Helmet Mounts: A Few Good Recommendations

There are lots of places to mount a GoPro.  We typically concentrate on mounts for vehicles, today we are looking at a different mounting purpose.  GoPro helmet mounts seemed strange to me when these action cameras first came out.  I didn’t think anyone would want to put anything on their helmet.  I was wrong. Today, there are many different types of GoPro helmet mounts.  Some use the weatherproof case that comes with the GoPro, others use the 1/4″ – 20 threaded tripod screw hole on the bottom of the GoPro without the weatherproof case.  I suggest using the weatherproof case. … Read more…

How to Attach a GoPro to a Garmin GPS Mount

There are millions of Garmin Nuvi GPS devices out there.  That implies there are millions of Garmin GPS Mounts. Over the past few years, smartphones have become very proficient at doubling as a GPS.  So much so that many GPS owners have abandoned their Garmin GPS for a smartphone running Waze or Google Maps.  When that happens, yet another Garmin GPS mount is orphaned and in need of a device to hold. Some Garmin mounts are fairly good and make nice GoPro camera mounts.  No reason to buy an expensive customer mount when your old Garmin GPS mount has a … Read more…

Car Dashboard GoPro Mounts for Using Your GoPro as a Dash Cam

A lot of GoPro owners have discovered these cameras can be used as a dash cam.  Makes sense.  All the GoPro models record onto a removable SD card, so do most dash cams.  I’m surprised that GoPro doesn’t pick this up for their marketing as it’s a nice additional use for their cameras and there is a huge market for dash cameras.  That’s the reason for our article on car dashboard GoPro mounts. As I search the mount universe for mounts specifically made for a GoPro on a car dash, there are very few.  Now, keep in mind, there are … Read more…

Bicycle Mounts for GoPro Cameras

GoPro continues to be the dominant brand for action cameras sold all over the world.  We see a GoPro camera in almost every activity.  Just search Youtube and you will see for yourself.  One of the most common places to mount a GoPro is a bicycle and today we take a close look at how to select a mount.  We will also discuss some specific options that work well on bicycles. First, figure out where you would like to place the mount.  Most choose the handlebar.  Although a few may select the stem, it’s going to get in the way … Read more…

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the GoPro HERO4

The GoPro HERO4 is the latest generation of this company’s very successful product line.  High quality video at 12MP and up to 30 frames per second.  That makes one smooth video.  GoPro finally enabled their camera with Bluetooth and WiFi.  This feature alone might be reason enough to upgrade an older GoPro.  The menus have been redone and there is even a touch screen. There are a lot of mounts available for the GoPro HERO4.  The HERO4 can be mounted with or without the weatherproof case that comes with the camera.  I always like to recommend using the case because … Read more…

Mounting a Camera to a Tree

This topic isn’t as strange as it sounds.  There are a lot of camera owners that would like to mount a camera to a tree.  Think hunters, wildlife enthusiasts or just for plain surveillance. Making an assumption your camera is waterproof, there are two popular methods for mounting a camera to a tree.  The first method is to use one or more straps wrapped around the circumference of the tree.  The second is to use a mount with a sharp screw on the end.  The second type of mount typically uses a common 1/4″ – 20 threaded screw which is … Read more…