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How To Pair GoPro Remo Remote To Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session



Here is a video showing you step by step how to pair your GoPro Remo Remote to your Hero 5 Black and your Hero 5 Session. You can find written instructions below as well.

Pairing GoPro Remo Remote to Hero 5 Black

  1. Power on your GoPro Hero 5 Black.
  2. From the main screen, swipe down from the top to bring up the menu and then select connect.
  3. From the connect menu select “Connect New Device”
  4. Now select the option “Remo (Voice Remote)” A new message will appear on the Hero 5 screen asking you to power on the Remo Remote. Set the Hero 5 Black aside.
  5. Now press and hold the small power button on the side of the Remo Remote for 8 seconds.
  6. A blue LED light will blink on the Remo while in pairing mode, once it is finished you will get a connected confirmation on the Hero 5 screen and your Remo Remote will vibrate to confirm it is connected. At this point, it is a good idea to check to make sure it was successful by doing a test. Press the record button on the Remo and you Hero 5 Black should start to record. In the event that it didn’t Work, repeat the steps above.

Pairing GoPro Remo Remote to Hero 5 Session

  1. Power on your Hero 5 Session by pressing the power button on the back of the unit.
  2. Use the small power button on the back to cycle through the settings menu until you reach the setting titled “Connection Settings” Press the record button on the top to select this menu.
  3. Now press the power button on the back again and cycle through until you find “Connect New Device” press the record button to select this option. Continue pressing the record button to cycle through until the word “Remo” appears on the LCD screen.
  4. Press the power button to select the “Remo” option. there is a small check mark that gets highlighted. Now press the record button to confirm your selection.
  5. A message will appear asking you to put the Remo Remote into pairing mode.
  6. Press and hold the small power button on the side of the Remo Remote for 8 seconds. A blue LED light will turn on while the unit is pairing. Once pairing is complete the Remo Remote will vibrate and a “Connected” notification will appear on the GoPro Hero 5 Session. It is now a good time to test the connection by pressing the record button on the Remo Remote. You Hero Session 5 should start to record.

Trouble Shooting The GoPro Remo Remote Connection Issues

If you are having problems connecting the GoPro Remo Remote to your GoPro Cameras you can try the following. First please note, the GoPro Remo Remote is only comparable with the Hero 5 cameras. Previous generations of GoPro’s will not pair with the Remo. If you are having problems pairing with Hero 5 Black, make sure “Wireless Connections” is enabled in the connection menu. If you are still experiencing issues you can try to reset all connections. You can do this by going to the menu. Select connect. Scroll down until you see the option “Reset Connections” follow the instructions on the screen. Please note that this will reset all connections. If you have your GoPro paired with the GoPro smartphone app, it will need to be re-paired as well.

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Tips & Tricks For The GoPro Hero 7 Black



Every year I put together a tips and tricks video for the current generation of GoPro Cameras as a way to help new users get the most out of their GoPro. Some of these tips are similar to the older GoPro”s but there are some new tips that are unique for the Hero 7 Black. Some of the tips include:

  • Removing Protective Lens Cover
  • Removing Battery Door
  • Front LCD Navigation
  • Charing/Using With Power Banks
  • ISO Settings for Time-Lapses
  • Flat Colour Profile
  • Disabling LED’s & Beeps
  • Playback Footage In SlowMotion
  • Battery Saving Tips

Watch our YouTube tips and tricks video for the GoPro Hero 7 Black.

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Editing Apps: Tips & Tutorials

How To Color Grade Your GoPro Footage In LumaFusion



In this video tutorial, I show you how to easily color grade your GoPro footage both manually and with using GoPro Luts. When filming with a GoPro it does a really good job capturing stunning photos and video. The contrast and vibrancy of the content is good and ready to share. There are sometimes however you want to take your footage to the next level and do your own color grading.

If you decide to do your own color grading it is important to shoot in a flat color profile. GoPro offers two color profiles “GoPro Color” and “GoPro Flat. The flat profile basically has low contrast and low saturation thus allowing you to set your own levels in the grading room. You enable the flat color profile by enabling ProTune and selecting flat as the color option.

With today’s powerful software and tools such as LumaFusion and the iPad Pro series, it is now possible to do professional level editing on your mobile devices, this includes the use of Luts.  Watch our video tutorial showing you just how easy it is to color grade your GoPro footage in LumaFusion on your iPad Pro. I go step by step to get you up and editing in no time. I show you two different methods of color grading and color correcting, both manually and how to import an use GoPro specific Luts by PolarPro.

The equipment I use for mobile editing.

10.5 iPad Pro:
Apple Pencil:
Apple Card Reader:
Wireless Hard Drive:


Here is a screenshot sample of a video captured in GoPro Flat color profile and then after a GoPro Lut has been applied.

A 4K video sample of GoPro footage shot using the GoPro Flat color profile ProTune.


Now here is a sample of a 4K video after a GoPro Lut was applied to the footage in LumaFusion.


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