Initial Precautions

Image Metadata

Editing images captured this way with image editing software so that the equirectangular conversion metadata is lost will prevent conversion to equirectangular images with EOS VR Utility or EOS VR Plugin for Adobe Premiere Pro.

RF5.2mm F2.8 L DUAL FISHEYE Precautions

Settings of the following menu items may change in still photo modes on the EOS R5 or EOS R5C or movie modes on the EOS R5 when the camera is turned on after an RF5.2mm F2.8 L DUAL FISHEYE lens is attached. The new settings are retained even after the lens is removed.

  • Cropping/aspect ratio adjustments
  • Dual Pixel RAW
  • IS (Image Stabilizer) mode: Digital IS (EOS R5)
  • High ISO speed NR: Multi Shot Noise Reduction
  • HDR PQ settings
  • HDR Mode: Auto Image Align
  • Movie rec. size: FHD (EOS R5)
  • Movie cropping (EOS R5)
  • HDR Movie Recording (EOS R5)
  • Shooting info. disp.: Focus distance disp
  • Disp. performance: Power saving
  • Focus ring rotation direction adjustments
  • RF lens MF focus ring sensitivity adjustments
  • Lens aberration correction (Peripheral illum corr, Distortion correction, Digital Lens Optimizer, Chromatic aberr corr)

To keep current menu settings unchanged, follow these steps.

  1. Before attaching an RF5.2mm F2.8 L DUAL FISHEYE lens, set [Auto update set.] in the [Set-up: Custom shooting mode (C1-C3)] camera menu to [Disable].

  2. Set the shooting mode to [Custom shooting mode 1], [Custom shooting mode 2], or [Custom shooting mode 3].

  3. Attach the RF5.2mm F2.8 L DUAL FISHEYE lens, then shoot or record as you wish.

    • Switching to a shooting mode other than [Custom shooting mode 1], [Custom shooting mode 2], or [Custom shooting mode 3] after attaching the lens will change the camera settings.
    • The following settings are changed when you shoot or record in [Custom shooting mode 1], [Custom shooting mode 2], or [Custom shooting mode 3] mode. Note that all settings except DPRAW are restored to the values before you attached the lens if, after detaching the lens, you restart the camera or switch shooting modes.
      • Cropping/aspect ratio adjustments
      • Dual Pixel RAW
      • IS (Image Stabilizer) mode: Digital IS (EOS R5)
      • High ISO speed NR: Multi Shot Noise Reduction
      • HDR PQ settings
      • HDR Mode: Auto Image Align
      • Movie rec. size: FHD (EOS R5)
      • Movie cropping (EOS R5)
      • Shooting info. disp.: Focus distance disp
      • Disp. performance: Power saving
      • Focus ring rotation direction adjustments
      • RF lens MF focus ring sensitivity adjustments
      • Lens aberration correction (Peripheral illum corr, Distortion correction, Digital Lens Optimizer, Chromatic aberr corr)

By saving camera settings to a card in advance, you can restore these values when you are finished shooting or recording. Follow these steps.

  1. Before attaching the RF5.2mm F2.8 L DUAL FISHEYE lens, use [Save to card] in the [Set-up: Save/load cam settings on card] camera menu to save the camera settings.

  2. After detaching the lens, use [Load from card] in [Set-up: Save/load cam settings on card] to load the camera settings saved to the card.

EOS R5 C Precautions

In movie modes, use the following menu settings.

  • [Digital IS] ⇒ [Off]
  • [Sensor Mode] ⇒ [Full Frame]
  • Resolution ⇒ 3840x2160 or higher
  • Recording format ⇒ MP4 (HEVC), MP4 (H.264), or RAW

Note

  • For best results when deciding about the resolution setting, check how the image looks.