GoPro, a leading activity image capture company, has released a new video for international surf brand, Rip Curl that uses the mobile, waterproof 48 camera array to capture perspectives of two time world champion surfer, Mick Fanning, in warm waters of the South Pacific.
The video highlights the capabilities of the GoPro Camera Array that was used for Rip Curl’s upcoming marketing campaign for its Mirage Boardshort and was shot in conjunction with the pioneers of camera array photography, Tim and Callum Macmillan.[ Also Read: Phantom Digital Cinema Camera at Ubiquity Studios ]
Additional videos for the Rip Curl campaign featuring this new GoPro Array technology will showcase Rip Curl surfers Owen Wright, Matt Wilkinson, Dillon Perillo and Dean Brady.
After GoPro’s release of its 3D system in April, GoPro teamed up with two experts in the field of camera array systems and began experiments on its 3D HERO syncing technology.[ Also Read: How GoPro Captures X Games Gold for ESPN ]
Tim and Callum Macmillan, also known as The Brothers Slice, were challenged with creating a handheld underwater camera array system for the launch of Rip Curl’s upcoming “Mirage” boardshort campaign. It was announced Monday, Oct. 10.
Based in Half Moon Bay, California, GoPro is a leading activity image capture company. Its HD HERO line of wearable and gear mountable cameras target consumers and video production professionals. GoPro’s products are sold in over 60 countries, in specialty sports retailers, Best Buy, and at gopro.com.