GoPro Tips And Tricks DIY Mounts

After purchasing the newest goprohd from my local camera shop I was about to put the box away and thought Hmmm.. what could I use that for. Then it hit me a tripod mount.. Yes that’s right a DIY goprohd tripod mount. You probably have all the pieces at your house to make your very own DIY tripod mount.

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All you need is a GoPro box the one it came in and a quick release. You can also get the grab bag of mounts or the pivot mount to be able to get a couple different angles from this simply DIY GoPro mount.

Take the box the camera came in yes the one you were going to throw away and simply remove the top. Once you have the top off you can simply put the buckle and pivot mounts together to create this DIY mount. Once all mounted together the goprohd mount should look like the picture below.

DIY GoPro Mounts

DIY GoPro Mounts

You can use this mount for various different things. I have used this DIY mount for several indoor photo shoots and I have also used this same mount for multiple time lapse shots. If you have never used your goprohd for time lapse, you really should try it. That’s a whole different topic so I wont get into it but you really should just play around with the time lapse option on your goprohd.

This mount is cheap, easy, very versatile. You can use this mount just about anywhere and don”t have to really worry about damaging it. I had a really expensive tripod last year that got totaled in the sand dunes. A sand rail came up over the hill we were filming on and ran it over. Not only did it get ran over but it got stuck to the under carrage and was dragged for over 100 yards. Needless to say it was totaled! If this DIY goprohd mounts breaks, you really are not out a whole lot.


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