Given the current events, going viral may sound tasteless, but GoPro wants to give you the chance to do just that without leaving your home safe. The company, whose hero cameras have shot some of the gnarliest action sports scenes ever on land, under water or in the sky, is turning its lens into a new environment in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic: your living room.
The GoPro # HomePro Challenge invites you to share your best photos and videos for courtyards or backyards to win a GoPro Hero8 Black or Max camera. The Hero8 Black is our current favorite action camera, while the Max, a 360-degree camera, is a slightly larger niche but still one of the best options in this category.
In an unusual twist, this is not the case. I actually need a GoPro camera to take part in this competition. Posts taken with a camera are accepted, including phones, DSLRs, and mirrorless cameras.
"We started this challenge to see what creative radicalism, ingenuity, or craziness people achieve at home," said Nick Woodman, CEO of GoPro, in a statement. "And so far we've been thrilled with what we've seen."
In fact, people have already done some pretty incredible indoor stunts, but this parkour video in the living room should have come with a warning not to try it at home. Even if it happened right there.
To enter the competition, download the free GoPro app (iOS or Android) and share your photo or video with TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. The GoPro app works with all media stored on your phone, regardless of the camera with which it was recorded. Make sure to include the hashtags #HomePro and #GoPro in the description.
In another interesting twist, GoPro actually selects five winners every day for the duration of the contest that ends on April 30th. There are a total of 1