Posts Tagged ‘pov’

Superman View: Creative GoPro Video Lets You Fly Around as the Man of Steel

Silly but cool, that’s the best way to describe the video above. Put together by the good folks at Corridor Digital, this is a POV video unlike any other, because the view you’re getting is out of Superman’s eyes as he flies around Los Angeles. Read more…

Diver Gets Attacked by a Feisty Reef Shark, Captures the Whole Thing on Action Cam

Action cam footage we’ve featured ranges from spectacular aerial shots taken using a DJI Phantom drone, to unbelievable extreme sports stunts, to animals who are so keen on getting their own GoPro they’re willing to steal yours. This, however, is the first time we’ve seen a shark attack filmed from the first person perspective. Read more…

Action Cam Heaven: Mountain Biker Clears 72-Foot Canyon… While Backflipping

It’s hump day, and what better way to start the second half of the week than with a little bit of good old fashioned GoPro insanity… well, GoPro and Red Bull, which is a match made in action camera heaven. Read more…

Red Bull Releases Multiple Angle POV and Mission Data Video from Stratos Skydive

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner‘s insane Red Bull Stratos skydive from the edge of space. As the whole world watched, Baumgartner plummeted towards Earth from a mind-blowing 128,100 feet, ultimately landing safely.

The man free fell for a total of four minutes and twenty-two seconds, and if you want to watch the whole inspirational/terrifying experience from his point of view, now you can. Read more…

UK Parkour Athlete Creates Video Game-Inspired Death-Defying POV Video

Remember back in early July, when we shared a breathtaking POV parkour video shot by athlete James Kingston of the Ampisound team? Many compared that video to the parkour-influenced first person video game Mirror’s Edge, and Ampisound was quick to mention that any resemblance was totally and completely intentional.

The team took it to another level in their newest video, however, by dressing team member Neil Cointet up in the same clothes as the game’s protagonist Faith Connors and having him go on a little jaunt with a camera attached to his head. Read more…

Groom Wears Glasses Camera to Capture Wedding from His Point of View

When technology and marketing director Michael Kammes got married to the love of his life earlier this year, he wanted to capture some footage from a unique perspective that most people don’t get to see: the groom’s. Using a 1080p keychain camera, he created what may be the first ever pair of groom point-of-view hidden camera glasses.

The video above are the highlights of the footage, captured throughout the ceremony and reception.
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A First-Person View of What It’s Like to Photograph Protests in Egypt

Want to experience what it feels like to be a photojournalist in the midst of the violent protests and clashes that have been occurring throughout the country of Egypt? Check out the video above.

It was created by photographer Amanda Mustard, a self-taught freelance photojournalist who’s currently based in Cairo, Egypt. When an anti-Islamic video went viral online in September 2012, Mustard went onto the streets with a GoPro mounted to her DSLR to document the resulting turmoil.
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Death Defying POV Videos Show You the World Through a Parkour Athlete’s Eyes

Here’s something that’ll get your adrenaline pumping this Friday morning. Cambridge, UK resident and parkour athlete James Kingston of the Ampisound team recently went on a jaunt through some of the best parkour spots in the city, and he strapped a camera to his head so we could experience the trip first hand. Read more…

Victor Oladipo Records His Experience at the NBA Draft Using Google Glass

At this year’s NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic used the second overall pick to select former Indiana University guard Victor Oladipo. For Oladipo, this day at the draft represented the fulfillment of a life-long dream. And thanks to Google Glass, we get to experience a lot of that special day for ourselves. Read more…

A First-Person View of Photographing the Protests in Brazil

This past weekend, hundreds of protestors clashed with riot police in the area surrounding the Maracana football stadium in Rio de Janiero. Their main gripe was the fact that the country is spending so much on hosting the 2014 World Cup despite many of the country’s public services still lacking in funding.

Rio de Janiero-based photographer Michel de Souza was at the protests capturing everything on camera, and also captured the point-of-view footage above showing what he saw as he snapped photos.
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