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Some of you seems to know the market quite well - here is my question: I would like to have a GoPro alike Cam for mostly indoor usage (low light) with exchangeable lenses (for interviews). I have used a GoPro3+B in the past and like its size and app based control. But for low light indoor settings it delivers sub par quality. What would be a better camera for such a setting?



That doesn't sound like the GoPro's domain to me. I see them as rough-and-tumble sports or action cameras.

But low light performance and interchangeable lenses are almost diametrically opposed to what what they're doing. You need a large sensor and lens to get good low light performance (which makes it bigger) and so would the mechanism on an interchangeable lens. Further the interchangeable lenses are just additional parts to fail when you're bouncing around on your kayak trip.

If you just want portability, you probably want something more like a micro 4/3s camera. I assume they can capture video but would almost certainly be more fit for the job.


I saw GoPro offering a "music" edition of their cameras making me assume they would deliver some decent quality in low light, indoor, close-up situations. The concept is absolutely genius but it seems the market is all going for the same action/sports segment.


This isn't the right application for an action based camera. Opt for a consumer level SLR with HD video or really any handheld camcorder from the last 5 yrs to get the feature set you need.


You're seriously wearing a head-mounted camera during interviews? That would creep me out. I'd probably cut the interview short.


Not sure if he meant "job interviews" -- that would be awesomely weird.

But if it's just documentary-style interviews, seems like a cheap approximation of this, the gold standard: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1663105/errol-morriss-secret-wea...


You want something that isn't like a GoPro at all. A NEX-3 or whatever the cheapest non-crap micro 4/3rds camera is would be the least expensive interchangeable lens camera that does what you are describing. Sometimes you can buy outdated models at blowout prices.


Doing interviews on a Go Pro is not the intended use case.




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