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The First GoPro Was This 35mm Film Camera

When you think of GoPro, you probably picture a neat, compact digital action camera, but the original GoPro was actually a 35mm film camera. Here's a 7-minute video by Thirty Five Studio that takes a look at the camera and shows what it can do.

GoPro Kills the Karma and Exits the Drone Business

GoPro just announced that it's exiting the drone business and cutting 20% of its workforce, confirming earlier reports of major layoffs in the company's aerial division. The company's stock also plunged after it missed revenue estimates.

GoPro HERO6 vs. HERO5: Should You Upgrade?

The GoPro HERO6 is finally here and many of you are probably wondering if it's worth the upgrade or not. In this 13-minute video, the Canadian camera store Vistek compared the HERO6 with the HERO5 and came up with some startling results.

Camera on Balloon Captures the Total Solar Eclipse from Near Space

Self-proclaimed "armchair aeroscience geek" Liem Bahneman managed to capture the Great American Eclipse from an unusual and amazing perspective: he loaded cameras onto a high-altitude and shot what the total solar eclipse looks like from the edge of space. The 9-minute video above is what one camera recorded over Central Oregon.

Bald Eagle Steals GoPro and Takes it for a Joy Ride

Environmental researcher Matt Beedle was using a GoPro camera to capture some shots of bald eagles a couple of years ago and ended up with some unexpected and viral footage: while the camera was rolling, an eagle decided to snatch it up and take it up for some aerial shots.

Amazing GoPro POV Footage of an ISS Space Walk

On Friday March 24, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet completed a spacewalk of the International Space Station while wearing a GoPro, capturing 8 minutes of stunning video footage of their work far above the blue orb we call home.

Video: Journalist’s Chest Mounted GoPro Deflects Sniper Bullet

Iraqi journalist Ammar Alwaely owes his life to a GoPro. The little action camera, which was mounted to his chest for a POV perspective, took a sniper bullet for him while he was working in Mosul, Iraq, almost certainly saving his life. (Warning: This video contains strong language).

Google Launches ‘Street View Ready’ Certification for 360° Cameras

Google announced this week that they are releasing a new certification standard that they are calling “Street View Ready”. This certification will be used for 360° cameras that are able to publish to Street View, and are guaranteed to support the level of quality required for Google’s 360-degree mapping service.