How to Capture Timelapse with GoPro Hero8 Black?

ByJoe Horner 2019-12-17 2636

Time lapse turns long events into short shareable videos by taking a frame of video at set intervals. Luckily, Your GoPro has three Time Lapse modes presets. However, how to take timelapse video with GoPro Hero8? All you have to do is press the Shutter button to start recording, and then press it again to stop. Please read on to get the detailed instruction.

GoPro Hero8 Black Timelapse ​ 

GoPro Hero8 Black Timelapse Introduction

There have 3 time lapse mode present in the GoPro Hero8 Black action camera, they’re TIMEWARP 2.0, Time Lapse and Light Lapse.


HERO8 Black lets you speed up time by using TimeWarp 2.0 video stabilization to capture ultra smooth time lapse video while you’re on the move. This makes it perfect for mountain bike runs, hikes, and more. This preset captures 1080p video with the Wide digital lens while automatically adjusting your capture speed for the best results.You can also tap to slow down the effect to real time—savoring interesting moments—and then tap to speed it back up.


Use this preset to capture time lapse video when your camera is mounted and still. It’s great for sunsets, street scenes, art projects, and other shots that unfold over a long period of time. It records 1080p video with the Wide digital lens while capturing a shot every 0.5 seconds.


Night Lapse was made to capture time lapse video in dark and low-light environments. It automatically adjusts the shutter speed to let in more light and picks the interval that will give you the best results. It records 1080p video with the Wide digital lens. Night Lapse isn’t recommended for handheld or mounted shots when the camera is moving.

Tip: HERO8 Black sports camra can also capture Time Lapse and Night Lapse photos. Just simply go to Format in settings and chose Photo.

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