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17.04.2015   /   by Luca De Vito   /  

Inside the River: a morning with a GoPro to see where the water flows under the city

Inside the River: a morning with a GoPro to see where the water flows under the city

Milan – the city I live – has a great problem. It is called “Seveso” and it is the name of a river. A small river, which flows down the city and which has became a threat for populations living in the north area of the city because of tens and tens years of land […]

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GoPro and Firefighters: the best way to tell dramatic moments

A lots of firefighters all over the world – while fighting against fire – use GoPro cameras. And it’s the the most effective, spectacular and striking way to tell dramatic moments like rescues or extinguishing fires. Above you can see one of the most recent case in Fresno, California, where firefighters rescued three children from […]

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Lindsey Snell, war reporter: “The gopro is small enough to be discreet” INTERVIEW

Journalist and documentary filmmaker of eight years, Lindsey Snell is a reporter for Vocativ. Her last videos are from Syria, reporting about the war of FSA and YPG against the Islamic State (IS). We have interviewed her, asking her something about her work with GoPro Cameras. (Above you can see one of her last videos). […]

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A story that only a GoPro camera could tell so well

Solar Impulse 2 is not a simple airplane. It is a plane that moves using only solar energy and no oil. On february, Solar Impulse 2 will take off from Abu Dhabi for the first round-the-world flight with a solar plane. It will take at least 5 months, and 25 days flying. The pilots (Bertard […]

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24.01.2015   /   by Luca De Vito   /   , , , , ,

Gopro and sports journalism: something new about that

Gopro and sports journalism: something new about that

I know what you are thinking: too easy! But talk about gopro and sports journalism is not as simple as you can believe. Despite the appearence, there are still too few sports telecasts that use GoPros in order to enrich shootings of sport events. And even on the web, you can find easily solo performance […]

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24.10.2014   /   by Luca De Vito   /   ,

Filming real robberies with a GoPro. Involuntary journalism?

Filming real robberies with a GoPro. Involuntary journalism?

Is this journalism? Yes it is, for sure. Even though involuntary. In this two videos you can see from a first-person point of view two real robberies. There is nothing fake, the two men were having a trip on their bikes, while suddenly they were stopped from two robbers who try to steal them something. […]

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08.08.2014   /   by Luca De Vito   /  

GoPro and political news? Yes, you can!

GoPro and political news? Yes, you can!

The weird (but efficient) attempt to using a gopro to snatch an interview is an idea of Alan Carter, a journalist of the Canadian site Global News. In this video he interviews the current Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne asking her some question about ther election platform: that was a good way to get the […]

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13.06.2014   /   by Luca De Vito   /  

Why a GoPro can be useful to describe dictatorships

Why a GoPro can be useful to describe dictatorships

I found in the web two different videos that made me think of how using a gopro as an hidden camera can be a good way to describe dictatorships. In this video, the photographer from Singapore Aram Pan has obtained the permission to take some video shoots with a GoPro in Pyongyang’s streets, the North […]

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Time Lapse & Street Art: the alternative way to use a GoPro

In this video I have made for Repubblica.it, I have took advantage of one GoPro’s characteristic: the time lapse function. The fish eye effect of the camera combined to the possibility to synthetize long lasting actions with time lapse, in my opinion is a combination that could be used as a stylistic feature applicable even […]

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What a GoPro mounted on a drone can do (Arkansas tornado)

This video is one of the most clear examples of how making good journalism with a  GoPro. The photographer Brian Emfinger has mounted a gopro on one of his drone and has let fly it over the area in Arkansas that was hit by a tornado, in the 28th of april. In that video you […]

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