Black Creator Edition combines HERO12 Black, the best GoPro camera ever made,
with the mounts and accessories you need to tell your story right out of the
box. It includes Volta (Battery Grip / Tripod / Remote), Media Mod and Light
Mod that seamlessly come together in a powerful creative solution that
delivers stunning pro-quality footage and the versatility to capture a wide
variety of photos and videos in an ultra portable design that’s light enough
to comfortably carry through an all-day production.
Capture + Enduro Battery
HERO12 Black Creator Edition combines HERO12 Black’s advanced Enduro battery
with the power of the Volta grip to give you a total of 6620mAh of power.
Combined with HERO12 Black’s improved power management, you’ll get 35% more
runtime for a total of over 5 hours of continuous 4K30 recording (1)—enough
to capture a full day of video clips. The 1720mAh Enduro also dramatically
improves cold weather performance so you can power through ski, snowboard and
other winter shots.
Range Video + Photo
HERO12 Black Creator Edition takes its best-in-class image quality to the
next level with High Dynamic Range (HDR) for both videos (5.3K and 4K) and
photos. Great in environments with both shadows and bright light, HDR
captures the subtle details of the scene that might typically blend into the
darkness of shadows or disappear in the bright spots of your shot. The result
is dynamic footage with true-to-life color and precision.
5.3K video that gives you 91% more resolution than 4K and an incredible 665%
more than 1080p, the HERO12 Black Creator Edition captures the action with
crisp detail and cinematic image quality with High Dynamic Range (HDR) while
also taking 27MP photos. You can also grab stunning photos up to 24.7MP of
your favorite shots from videos using the GoPro Quik app.
|Up to 8x
is more awesome in slow motion. HERO12 Black lets you record the action at up
to 8x slo-mo at resolutions up to 2.7K for playback at normal speed or in
super fluid slow motion to catch epic details that you’d never be able to see
with the naked eye.
|Emmy® Award-Winning HyperSmooth 6.0 Stabilization
continues to set the bar for insanely smooth footage and has the hardware to
back it up—a 2021 Emmy® for In-Camera Sensor and Software Stabilization. The
HERO12 Black Creator Edition makes it even better by maximizing HyperSmooth
AutoBoost performance with more stabilization while still delivering less
image cropping. Bike, skate, ski, chase your kids through the park or get
awesome pet POV shots—even the shakiest footage comes out silky smooth.
your videos the look of professional productions by keeping the horizon
steady, straight and smooth. The HERO12 Black Creator Edition’s Linear +
Horizon Lock digital lens keeps your footage steady even if your camera
rotates a full 360° during capture (3). Combined with HyperSmooth, Horizon
Lock gives you super smooth footage that looks perfectly straight when you
want it to. You won’t need a gimbal or stabilization software for pro-quality
+ Log Encoding
HERO12 Black Creator Edition lets you choose between capturing 8-bit, 10-bit
or Log encoding with GP-Log. Capable of displaying over 1 billion colors,
10-bit color delivers enhanced color depth, smoother gradations and more
realism in your videos, while 8-bit offers smaller file sizes. Advanced users
can use GP-Log to get more detail in their footage while making necessary
color adjustments in post-production.
users with more than one HERO12 Black can sync them with the exact same
timecode to make multi-camera editing a lot easier. It works with Final Cut
Pro, Adobe Premier and other editing software to further streamline
Field of View
Black’s powerful image sensor delivers the most expansive field of view ever
on a HERO camera out of the box. It features extra-large 8:7 aspect ratio
footage that gets more of the sky and horizon in each shot—giving you a huge
canvas for your creativity. Simply use the GoPro Quik app to zoom in, crop
and edit your shots while keeping the rich textures and sharpness of your
footage. HERO12 Black takes 8:7 a step further with HyperView. This
GoPro-exclusive digital lens takes 8:7 footage and serves it up as a
wide-angle 16:9 shot. The result is ultra immersive video that amps up
action-oriented POV footage by capturing more of you and your surroundings.
|Widescreen, Vertical + Full Screen Capture
Black’s Easy Controls make it easier than ever to get exactly the shot you
need. You can quickly swap between recording widescreen footage (16:9 aspect
ratio) for full-screen playback on a TV or YouTube and vertical videos (9:16
aspect ratio) for watching on your phone or posting on social media. For
maximum flexibility, the full screen option records in the ultra versatile
8:7 aspect ratio. This captures more of the scene and lets you crop and zoom
in without losing the details of your shot. This makes it perfect for
creating widescreen and tall shots for playback on your phone with the GoPro
Control + Remote
camera buttons on the grip give you easy one-handed control of your camera:
power on and off, start and stop capture, and switching modes. You can even
detach the camera from the grip and use the grip as a wireless remote to
control your camera from up to 98ft (30m) away (6).
Media Mod gives you the option of expanding your HERO12 Black Creator Edition
with additional gear to help you capture your story. It features a standard
3.5mm mic port for adding your own external mic, HDMI-out for playback on
external monitors, plus two cold-shoe mounts for lights, LCD screens or other
HERO12 Black Creator Edition’s Light Mod lets you brighten the action and
illuminate your next adventure with wide, even light. It features four levels
of brightness (up to 200 lumens), plus Overdrive and strobe modes, and also
works as a handy standalone light that can be used with GoPro mounts.
|Highlight Videos Automatically Sent to Your Phone (4)
plug in your GoPro when connected to your home Wi-Fi. While it’s charging,
your footage is automatically uploaded to the cloud and used to make a
highlight video complete with beat-synced music and effects. Videos are
automatically sent to your phone and ready to share.
|Easy Transferring + Unlimited Cloud Backup (4)
photos and videos from your cloud-connected camera to your phone is simple
and versatile, with your choice of effortless wireless upload via the Quik
app or a lightning-fast wired connection via USB.5 There’s also unlimited
cloud storage with hassle-free auto upload. Just plug in your camera when
connected to your home Wi-Fi and the camera does the rest (4). You can also
use your SD card to transfer your content to a computer for backup to the
HERO12 Black Creator Edition’s Media Mod features a standard 3.5mm mic port
that lets you plug in an external microphone for improved audio in your
videos. It also has its own built-in directional mic for enhanced voice
capture with reduced ambient noise. Set the mic to prioritize audio coming
from in front of the camera to capture interviews and performances, behind
the camera to add your commentary to everything happening in front of you, or
set it to treat front and rear audio equally. It also includes a removable
foam mic cover that suppresses wind gusts up to 20 mph (32 kph).
audio lets you wirelessly connect the HERO12 Black Creator Edition to
compatible devices. Vloggers will be able connect to a wireless external
microphone for enhanced audio when narrating a scene or conducting
interviews. By connecting to your wireless earbuds, your GoPro will be able
to hear your voice commands in noisy settings or when it’s mounted out of
earshot. You’ll also be able to hear camera alerts through your earbuds to
confirm that it got the command and is doing what you want.
addition to making it easy to hold and aim your camera, the HERO12 Black
Creator Edition’s Volta grip has built-in tripod legs that easily flip out
any time you need to set it down to capture stationary and hands-free shots.
Swivel mounting fingers even let you rotate and tilt the camera to find just
the right capture angle.
mounting fingers make it easy to attach your HERO12 Black Creator Edition to
GoPro backpack straps to capture a first-person view of your journeys.
Creator Edition can also be used with other GoPro mounts and includes a
1/4-20 mount built into the grip base that gives you even more mounting
|Front + Rear
your shots perfectly with either the front or rear LCD screen. Use the large
rear touch screen to capture the scene in front of you or turn your camera
around and use the front screen for vlogging and self-capture. The front
screen features smooth live preview with crisp detail, while the rear
screen’s snappy touch controls make it easy to swap capture modes and adjust
settings on the fly.
Time Lapse + Photo
HERO12 Black Creator Edition features 3 time lapse and photo modes that let
you get creative after dark. Star Trails uses the Earth’s rotation and stars
to capture beautiful light trails across the night sky. Light Painting lets
you create brilliant brush stroke effects with moving light. Vehicle Light
Trails uses night-time traffic to record stunning light trail shots.
|Easy or Pro
Black Creator Edition features two control options that let you choose from
point-and-shoot simplicity or full camera control. With easy controls, just
frame your shot and hit the Shutter button for amazing results. Easily switch
between widescreen or mobile shots, capturing slo-mo footage and making other
adjustments in just a few taps. The pro controls unlock the ability to
fine-tune all modes, settings and features. Once you’ve dialed in the
settings, you can save them as a preset. You can build a whole library of
presets for cinematic shots, action footage, night capture or anything else
|Built Around the Durable + Waterproof HERO12 Black
the core of the HERO12 Black Creator Edition is HERO12 Black—the world’s most
versatile camera. Used on its own, HERO12 Black gives you amazing image
quality, plus the legendary toughness that can take a beating whether you’re
ripping through mud, snow or water (to depths of 33ft/10m) (7). You can also
use HERO12 Black with GoPro mounts to capture unique-one-of-a-kind
perspectives and a huge variety of body-, helmet- and gear-mounted shots.
With New Interval Photo
shots the easy way with Power Tools. The new Interval Photo feature can be
set to capture all the action by snapping photos at fixed intervals while you
stay focused on your favorite activities. HindSight captures up to 30 seconds
of footage before you start recording—even if you press the shutter too late,
you’ll still get the shot. There’s also Scheduled Capture, which lets you set
your GoPro to turn itself on and capture a shot up to 24 hours in advance,
and Duration Capture, which makes it easy to capture video clips from 15
seconds to 3 hours long.
|Webcam + Live
the HERO12 Black Creator Edition as an ultra versatile webcam or live stream
your next activity as you vlog with buttery HyperSmooth stabilization and
With Max Lens Mod 2.0 (8)
Max Lens Mod 2.0 to the HERO12 Black Creator Edition to transform it into the
ultimate POV camera with the widest field of view (FOV) ever on a HERO
camera, at 177° (up from the 155° FOV of the original Max Lens Mod). With a
36% larger field of view (FOV) for widescreen capture and 48% larger for
vertical capture (9), it delivers the most immersive video in stunning 4K60
resolution and the highest stabilization, Max HyperSmooth. You’ll also get
Horizon Lock for all lenses, plus 1080p120 video for ultra stable 4x slo-mo
footage with a maxed out FOV.