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Question this message is importantHello ! I would like to shoot underwater and I would like to know what's the best gopro for it. I begin with gopro due to its low price, but there's a large choice ! A friend told me that the gopro hero2 is pretty good, and others that gopro hero3+ is the best. Waiting for your advices, Mahana. (sorry for my english, i'm french as you have guessed it ! )
 
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message You'll get better results from the GoPro Hero 3+ over the Hero 2. If you are going to do any diving with the GoPro you absolutely need a filter in order to get good shots. Backscatter sells a filter system called the Flip 3.1 that uses filters that can move in front based on how deep you go. You need a good red filtering system regardless of how deep you go. They also have a green filter if you do any fresh water diving.

Another thing you should consider is a good strobe and tray/handle system. Ikelite, Nauticam, and Backscatter have really good trays made for the GoPro. As for lights there are too many to choose from and depends on what you're using the GoPro for along with your budget. It would be best to just go to sites like Ikelite, Backscatter, etc to review and ask questions to them directly based on your needs.

The very last thing you should consider video editing software which can fix jittery motion or a photo editing software that allows you to layer (i.e...
 
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