Denia H.

asked • 04/28/17

Is the new GoPro any good for low budget documentaries?

I am planning to do a legacy video/ documentary series from/ for my family for my grandpa's 5th anniversary of his death. He was a great story teller and loved to share his anecdotes with everyone. I want to make a video of my family so we don't lose any of those precious memories and have something we can look back on in 10 years. My grandma is now hitting the big 80 and want to make this project as soon as possible before we lose her too. So, my question is, what kind of low budget equipment can I use for this? Some of my video friends recommended the new GoPros, either the Hero5 Black or the Hero5 Session. I would have to also research mic options etc, since the main reason of the legacy video/ documentary series is to record them telling stories of the family in interview style. My overall budget is 500$. Please help. Thanks.

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