While GoPro is best known for capturing awesome action video, your HERO4 Session can also take high resolution photos. Here’s how to capture photos using your Session camera:

Photos can be taken on the Session in two ways.

With the GoPro smartphone app:

  1. Open the GoPro app and connect the Session camera. Check out our article on how to get your Session connected to the app.
  2. Select your camera from the Connect your Camera menu inside the app.
  3. Here you will see the live preview from your camera.
  4. Tap the Mode icon at the bottom left, between the record button and the wrench icon.
  5. Tap on the camera icon, then Single to switch to photo mode.
  6. Tap the record button to take a photo.
  7. To change the resolution of the photos taken in photo mode:
    1. Tap the wrench icon.
    2. Under the Photo Settings section, tap the Megapixels menu, then select a resolution.

With the Smart Remote accessory:

  1. Connect the Smart Remote to your Session. Check out our article on how to get connected.
  2. Click the Mode button until the Camera icon is on the screen. This sets your Session to Photo mode.
  3. Click the Shutter button (red circle icon) to take a photo.