I cannot for the life of me decide which one to go with.
Here are the basics of what I want:
Water proofing because I have decided I love kayaking and would like to continue to take photos of what I find in my adventures
Able to withstand shock impact of riding without falling down
Remote that controls when to take photos, and on/off switch so I can decide to record a segment of my ride or take a photo of a particular moment
Comes with various mounts so I can bring it anywhere
Not too big or bulky but durable
I honestly.. cannot decide. Quality of photos and recording is ideal.
Here are the two I need deciding from:
Drift Ghost HD
Drift HD Ghost Action Camera | Two Way Remote | 2 Inch Gorilla Glass LCD Screen | Video Tagging | Photoburst | Timelapse | Drift Innovation
Go Pro Hero3+ Silver Edition
HERO3+ Silver Edition
Any advice is appreciated.. I've been going back and fourth for like 5 months.
I've never heard anything about the Drift one, but I have a Gopro Hero 3 Black and absolutely LOVE it. The video and sounds quality are absolutely amazing, and I've never seen another camera of that type that comes close. I don't even really use the higher settings that the black came with, a silver would have done just fine for me in hindsight, but I did want the remote, even thought I've never used it yet! The only negative I've found is that if you are planning on taking lots of video on a higher res setting, you definitely will need a high speed SD card, or the card will not be able to keep up and the camera stops recording randomly. I had the original gopro before as well and I have been beyond impressed with everything, so I can't see myself straying from the Gopro in the near future! :-)
If you google drift hd ghost action camera vs gopro there are several links that come up that look to be very helpful and might give you a hand in deciding.
This is my fav site for digital photography equipment reviews: Digital Photography Review
You can search for the items you are interested in and if you also get a chance, check out the forums.
Thank you for your input! :)
Okay I ended up going with the GoPro but had to send it back since it was faulty..
So I'm back to square one. I think I may just look at other options..
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