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GoPro HERO 12 Creator Edition

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GoPro HERO 12 Creator Edition

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The GoPro HERO12 Creator Edition adds a grip, a media mod attachment with a mic, and an LED light attachment along with other accessories for creators to capture ultra-stable 5.3K60 for 2x longer than before.

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  • This GoPro edition includes a VOLTA battery grip for longer runtіmе, which аlѕо асtѕ аѕ а tripod and controller
  • Illuminate your subjects with the powerful LED light which features several brightness settings
  • Enjoy longer runtimes from the upgraded GoPro12 as well as the VOLTA grip to capture the action without worries
  • Use voice commands for hands-free recording with ultra-stable movies even if you’re hurtling over rough terrain
  • Capture beautiful 27MP HDR photos to retain shadow and highlight detail or in RAW for post processing
  • Shoot content like time-lapse, interval photos and harness low light modes like night photos, star trails and light painting
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GoPro HERO12 Creator Edition Summary

If you’re an outdoor content creator who loves action storytelling, the GoPro HERO12 Creator Edition has everything needed to capture incredible photo and video content of your escapes. It comes with additional accessories over the standard edition GoPro HERO12 Black, which includes GoPro’s grip, media mod attachment with a microphone, an LED light attachment and more.

This generation action camera from pioneers GoPro has been updated with superior battery life, new HDR (High Dynamic Range) photos and videos, as well as notably improved image stabilisation with HyperSmooth 6.0 offering a more stable shooting experience.

HERO12 also introduces fresh features like support for vertical video to post on TikTok and other vertical channels, at up to 4K resolution and 60fps. In standard horizontal mode you can record up to 5.3K video for incredibly detailed movies of everything from holidays in the sun, to bike adventures, windsurfing and anything you can imagine. The compact camera also incorporates 10-bit GP-LOG encoding, benefits from HDR video capabilities and features wireless microphone compatibility.

This extends to the convenience of vlogging and narrating videos, whilst controlling the GoPro through voice commands. It’s also compatible with Apple AirPods or other Bluetooth-based wireless headphones for audio monitoring.

This version camera is incredibly tough straight out of the box, so you can take it underwater to 10m (33 feet), whilst the Hydrophobic lens sheds water for crystal clear shots when you’re in the water.

Key GoPro HERO12 Creator Edition Features

  • Adds vital accessories for your storytelling including a versatile grip, media mod with Mic. LED light and more
  • Capture vivid photos and video images with HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Enjoy 2.5+ hours of continuous recording at 1080p30², 1.5 hours at 5.3K30, and 2x longer at 5.3K60¹
  • Capture stunning footage with resolutions such as 5.3K60, 4K120, and 2.7K240
  • Unlock industry-leading 177° field of view in 4K60 with the Max Lens Mod 2.0
  • Stay smooth HyperSmooth 6.0 video stabilisation, including 360° Horizon Lock³
  • Use Bluetooth audio support for wireless mics, compatible with AirPods and other headphones
  • Utilise a large image sensor that captures an ultra-wide 156° field of view in 8:7
  • Create 27-megapixel photos or extract 24.7-megapixel stills from video
  • GoPro HERO12 is waterproof to 10m (33 feet) and built tough
  • Please note that a microSD card is required for operation (not included)

GoPro HERO12 Creator Edition in More Detail

Incredible video capabilities up to 5.3K

HERO12 Black offers top-tier video quality at 5.3K resolution, significantly surpassing 4K. It also supports 4K, 2.7K, and 1080p video resolutions. For slow-motion enthusiasts, this generation camera provides 4x slow motion at 120 frames per second in 4K and an even more impressive 8x slow motion at 240 frames per second in 2.7K. This means that you can create impressive movies to slow down time and captivate your audience.

5.3K video that gives you 91% more resolution than 4K and an incredible 665% more than 1080p, so your videos are going to look better than ever. You can also capture high-resolution 27 megapixel photos to make your social stream buzz.

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High Dynamic Range Video and Photo

HERO12 Black elevates already outstanding image quality by introducing HDR support for both videos (5.3K and 4K) and photos. This feature excels in environments where there are both shadows and intense light, as HDR effectively captures the nuanced details that might otherwise be lost in shadowy areas or washed out in bright sections of your shot. The outcome is dynamic footage that boasts true-to-life colours and even better precision.

Ultra Durable and Waterproof

This camera is built to take a beating and is completely waterproof to 10m. It also includes a water-repelling lens cover so your underwater shots look crystal clear, while reducing lens flare. Its now legendary durability can take a beating and keep going, whether you’re ripping through mud, snow or water.

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Stabilisation that’s so smooth it won an Emmy!

HyperSmooth 6.0 stabilisation sets new standards for in-camera video stabilisation, ensuring ultra-smooth footage even in challenging action conditions. This technology has even received industry recognition, winning an Emmy® Award for In-Camera Sensor and Software Stabilisation.

With HyperSmooth 6.0, HERO12 Black automatically provides the widest shots possible while using video stabilisation depending on your speed and movement in the scene. Horizon Lock is built-into HyperSmooth 6.0, so it’s easier than ever to keep the horizon level when your camera rotates a full 360°.

2x longer runtime

HERO12 features significantly improved battery performance with the included 1,720-mAh Enduro battery to deliver a noteworthy 2x increase in 5.3K60 video runtime on every charge. You’ll get up to 70 minutes of continuous recording at 5.3K60, plus over 1.5 hours at 5.3K30 and over 2.5 hours of continuous recording at 1080p30.6. Enduro uses advanced technology to boosts performance in cold temperatures over previous GoPro cameras and batteries.

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Large Field of View

This generation camera comes equipped with a powerful image sensor, delivering the most expansive field of view ever seen on a HERO camera right out of the box. It offers an extra-large 8:7 aspect ratio, which captures more of the sky and horizon in each frame, providing you with an ample canvas for your creative endeavours.

With the GoPro Quik app, you can easily zoom in, crop, and edit your shots without sacrificing the rich textures and sharpness of your footage. Taking it a step further, the HERO12 Black introduces HyperView, an exclusive GoPro digital lens that transforms 8:7 footage into a wide-angle perspective.

Compatible with the New Max Lens Mod 2.0

Pick up the Max Lens Mod 2.0 to transform HERO12 into the ultimate POV camera, and extend the field of view to 177°. With a 36% larger field of view it delivers the most immersive video in stunning 4K60 resolution and the highest stabilisation ever.

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Choose between 8-Bit, 10-Bit+ and Log Encoding

You can choose between capturing 8-bit, 10-bit or Log encoding with GP-Log on the HERO12. 10-bit colour delivers enhanced colour depth with over 1 billion colours, for smoother gradations and more realism in your videos, while 8-bit offers smaller file sizes.

Advanced users can use GP-Log to get more detail in their footage while making necessary colour adjustments in post-production.

Timecode Sync

If you have more than one GoPro12 camera, you can sync them with the exact same timecode to make multi-camera editing a lot easier. This feature works with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier and other editing software to further streamline post-production.

Bluetooth Audio Connectivity

Bluetooth audio lets you wirelessly connect HERO12 Black to compatible devices. Vloggers will be able connect to a wireless external microphone for enhanced audio when narrating a scene or conducting interviews. By connecting to your wireless earbuds, your GoPro will be able to hear your voice commands in noisy settings or when it’s mounted out of earshot. You’ll also be able to hear camera alerts through your earbuds to confirm that it got the command and is doing what you want.

Night Effects Time-Lapse and Photo

With three time-lapse and photo modes you can stay creative after dark. Star Trails uses the Earth’s rotation and the stars to capture beautiful light trails across the night sky. Light Painting lets you create brilliant brush stroke effects with moving light. Vehicle Light Trails uses night-time traffic to record stunning light trail shots.

New Interval Photo with power tools

The new interval photo feature can be set to capture all the action by snapping photos at fixed intervals while you stay focused on your favourite activities. HindSight captures up to 30 seconds of footage before you start recording, even if you press the shutter too late, you’ll still get the shot. There’s also Scheduled Capture, which lets you set your GoPro to turn itself on and capture a shot up to 24 hours in advance, and Duration Capture, which makes it easy to capture video clips from 15 seconds to 3 hours long.

New Interval Photo

Nail shots the easy way with Power Tools. The new interval photo feature can be set to capture all the action by snapping photos at fixed intervals while you stay focused on your favourite activities. HindSight captures up to 30 seconds of footage before you start recording—even if you press the shutter too late, you’ll still get the shot. There’s also Scheduled Capture, which lets you set your GoPro to turn itself on and capture a shot up to 24 hours in advance, and Duration Capture, which makes it easy to capture video clips from 15 seconds to 3 hours long.

Highlight Videos Automatically Sent to Your Phone

Simply plug in your GoPro when connected to your home Wi-Fi. While it’s charging, your footage is automatically uploaded to the cloud and used to make a highlight video complete with beat-synced music and effects. Videos are automatically sent to your phone and ready to share.

Edit Shots With the GoPro Quik App

You can tweak the automatic highlight videos created by the app or make your own videos from scratch. You also have the flexibility to change digital lenses in your photos and videos after recording. Switch from the ultra immersive HyperView lens to SuperView, wide or linear to create exactly the shot you want, then turn it into an extra-tall social post or go widescreen for YouTube. You can also zoom in on the best sections of your videos to create high-resolution punch-outs that focus on the action while cropping out the rest and grab photos up to 24.7MP from your videos.

Easy Transferring + Unlimited Cloud Backup

Transferring photos and videos from your cloud-connected camera to your phone is simple and versatile, with your choice of effortless wireless upload via the Quik app or a lightning-fast wired connection via USB.5 There’s also unlimited cloud storage with hassle-free auto- upload.2 Just plug in your camera when connected to your home Wi- Fi and the camera does the rest. You can also use your SD card to transfer your content to a computer for backup to the cloud.

What’s in the box

  • GoPro HERO12 Black camera
  • Enduro Rechargeable Battery
  • Curved adhesive mount
  • Mounting buckle + thumb screw
  • USB-C cable
  • GoPro VOLTA Ваttеrу Grір / Тrіроd / Rеmоtе
  • Lаnуаrd
  • Media Mod
  • Rеmоvаblе Wіndѕсrееn
  • Vеrtісаl Моuntіng Вuсklе
  • Light Моd
  • Light Dіffuѕеr
  • 2-fіngеr Аdарtеr

Our Verdict

This GoPro HERO12 Creator Edition is an all-in-one solution for content creators who want to take their adventure storytelling to the next level. The kit includes additional power from a versatile VOLTA battery grip, which also acts as a tripod and remote controller, so you can capture vlogs and selfies or simply shoot remotely while enjoying the action.

With newly added HDR technology, HERO12 is capable of capturing more vivid photos and videos than previous generations, ensuring every moment is beautifully preserved, even when shooting in high contrast scenes.

Another standout upgrade is its impressive battery life, with over 2.5 hours of continuous recording at 1080p30, 1.5 hours at 5.3K30, and an incredible 2x longer recording time at maximum 5.3K60.

With more durable power you can document your outdoor experiences without worrying about running out of power so frequently. GoPro HERO12 also captures fantastic video quality, with a range of resolutions, which include 5.3K60, 4K120, and 2.7K240.

Footage is extremely sharp and detailed thanks to award-winning HyperSmooth 6.0 video stabilisation, which is better than ever. The camera comes with 360° Horizon Lock, ensuring your videos are smooth, even in challenging terrain or when you go upside down.

Bluetooth audio support enables you to use wireless microphones, and it’s even compatible with popular headphones like AirPods. The large image sensor captures an ultra-wide 156° field of view in 8:7, helping you create stunning 27-megapixel photos or even to extract 24.7-megapixel stills from your videos.

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Condition guide

Our used products are subject to wear and tear in comparison to brand new products. This also applies to accessories that are supplied with the camera including batteries which may have a lower optimum performance level/life expectancy.

  • Like New – The equipment is in a condition as if you have just bought it from the manufacturer. The item is still considered to be ‘Like New’ even without the original packaging and accessories. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect working order. Lenses are optically clear. There may be light dust present that will not effect the imagery.
  • Excellent – The equipment should be close to being ‘Like New’ but there may be some small cosmetic blemishes that lower its grade. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect excellent order.
    • Cameras – Should have no marks on the LCD screen
    • Lenses – Should have no marks on the elements and optically clear. There may be light dust present that will not effect the imagery.
  • Very Good – The equipment may have some slight cosmetic wear to the paintwork and cosmetic blemishes  with only light signs of use and the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – The LCD screen may have small signs of wear that does not affect its display
    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen may have scratches or wear that is starting to affect the display.
    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

*All of our used items are listed with the accesories that are included. If they are not listed then they will not be supplied at eh epoint of purchase.

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Peace of mind with our 6 month warranty

This product has been thoroughly tested by our team of photographers and we are happy to give a 6 month warranty as a result. The number of tests depends on the individual product but we are confident in this product having tested all the major functions. Anything that isn’t as you would expect, we then make a note of and show this in the condition notes on the page.

So you can be confident you are buying a great piece of kit that’s been looked after by a fellow photographer and seen many extraordinary sights, tested by our team of photographers and now looking forward to being set free to capture more great images!

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