For me as a professional windsurfer, according to Spangenberg, it is very important pictures and videos from me to look afterwards what could have been done better in different maneuvers. But this is just one of many reasons why he windsurfs action cam uses. As a young, tech-savvy athlete who loves to travel, he had the opportunity to launch the new Rollei action one, the actioncam in the to test practice.
The first impressions of the new top action cam
Nick Spangenberg wanted to know and even went to Morocco for the test to catch perfect winds and waves. He tested them Rollei action one on their robustness and in the use of different perspectives, from which film and photo recordings should then be created.
Even before the endurance test off the coast of Morocco, Spangenberg was aware of this extensive accessories in the scope of delivery excited. The camera came with everything needed to jump right into the fun. To the possible uses To be able to use the Rollei action one all round, the professional windsurfer also decided on that Actioncam accessory set Sport XL by Rollei. This then provided him with more mounts, one Selfie Stick and much more to videos and photos from previously unknown perspectives.
Also the recording quality Spangenberg was already able to convince on land. Both the image and video recordings were flawless and of impressive clarity. through the 4K video recording at 60 frames per second, he achieves moments that are of particularly high quality and „colorful“ works. He noticed that all colors are reproduced exactly as they could be seen in nature, which he noticed particularly in the case of very colorful objects.
Morocco is a paradise for windsurfersr
Year after year, and has been for decades, the windsurfing community sets out to ride the waves of Morocco's Atlantic coast. As a seasoned professional athlete who has seen numerous spots, Nick Spangenberg identified Morocco as the perfect location for the test. Whether in the disciplines wave, slalom or freestyle: Morocco offers everything a surfer's heart desires and makes possible in connection with the new action cam spectacular shots.
Already at the beginning of the recordings she could Rollei action one convince the athlete with additional features. Among other things, the battery life. With the powerful 1,300 milliampere hours, it was possible to about two hours long content without recharging the battery to record. Recharging when the battery was completely empty was also very quick. For this he used short breaks on his part.
Just that too integrated front display in the Rollei action one was a big advantage for Nick Spangenberg. Because that way he was able to shoot directly at any time, even without test shots examine perspectives and improve if necessary.
The Rollei action one stands for flexible use, so that it was easy for the athlete to find new perspectives.
In the following, the athlete tells you in more detail why these four chosen perspectives were special for him.
The attachment to the sail: bird's eye view and fork perspective
For the first two perspectives, the athlete brought the Rollei action one using the accessories on the sail. Starting with the bird's eye view, in which the action cam was attached high on the sail and thus allowed a view of the surfer himself and the water. Thanks to the large shooting angle of 170 degrees, the shots are particularly impressive when the athlete was competing with other sea creatures.
For the fork perspective Spangenberg installed the camera in the boom of the sail. The position was close to the athlete and thus captured every emotion. In addition, he was then able to use the recordings from this perspective to check his technique and improve it if necessary.
Right in the middle of the action: the chest or head perspective
These two perspectives are great for giving the viewer the feeling of being right in the middle of the action. Spangenberg says: As a spectator, you get the best impressions of the performance of the athletes from this perspective. You practically switch places with the surfer. the in m Accessory set included straps had made it particularly easy for the athlete Rollei action one to be fastened in such a way that they are safe and secure while driving precise recordings could create.
He also emphasizes that this perspective would be an exciting perspective not only for windsurfers, but also for mountain biking, skating and much more. Because that's how the athletes with the „Onboard perspective“ the opportunity to capture the tricks or descents from one's own perspective and then to give the viewer the best possible feeling of having been there directly.
Spangenberg's favourite: the viewer's perspective
For dreamlike Photo and video recordings, according to Spangenberg, recommends the viewer perspective. Here you look at the athlete from the outside. A disadvantage that arises from the windsurfer's point of view: A second person is needed who can get as close as possible to the athlete and take the appropriate pictures. For a better recording situation, the athlete advises on a selfie stick or something similar. Here the photographer or filmmaker has more leeway and can reach the athlete to be filmed better.“.
Of course, there are many more perspectives, but Nick Spangenberg thinks these four perspectives are the best of all different angles and points of view to be able to record. So there are no limits to creativity, says Spangenberg.
The windsurfer's verdict on action one!
In summary, Nick Spangenberg is from the new Rollei action one very confident! The camera scored very well in all criteria that are important for the athlete in action well cropped. The Rollei action one shined through her long battery life, the high image quality and also by the many possibilities to record different angles. This can also be seen in another use of the Actioncam in Kassel, where the following video was made.
The big one is also advantageous 2.33 inch IPS touch screen and the 1.3 inch front display. With the touch display, the recordings in the photo and video gallery can be viewed and analyzed directly. All settings can be edited and changed quickly. Spangenberg recommends all athletes who opt for the excellent Rollei action one to order the accessory set for the action cam directly. So you are well prepared for all sorts of things to be able to realize shooting angles.