Canon R5 Underwater A-Z // Top 3 Custom Settings for Underwater Use [VIDEO]

Canon R5 Underwater A-Z // Top 3 Custom Settings for Underwater Use [VIDEO]

The default button layout can become an obstacle once you put your camera inside of an underwater housing. Stop and set these three custom functions before get started and your life underwater will be so much easier!


Canon R5 Underwater A-Z

INTRO: Performance and Specifications 

STEP 1: Best Canon RF Lenses for Underwater Photography

STEP 2: How to Assemble Your Ikelite 200DL or 50DL Underwater Housing

STEP 3: Setting up Ikelite Underwater Strobes with DL5 DS Link TTL Converter

STEP 4: Top 3 Custom Settings for Underwater Use 


STEP 4: Top 3 Custom Settings for Underwater Use

Ikelite VP and head of product development John Brigham gives you his top 3 insider tricks on how to make the R5 more enjoyable underwater. He teaches you how and why to:

  • Change the shutter button to start/stop video in video mode
  • Assign a button to toggling between EVF and LCD viewfinder
  • Assign a button to toggle between video and still mode



Are you ready to take your R5 underwater? Check out some of the many things that it's capable of!


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John Brigham Ikelite Vice PresidentJohn Brigham is the Vice President & head of product development at Ikelite. He was born with a flair for design and an entrepreneurial spirit as son of Ikelite founder Ike Brigham. He worked his way up in the business and is a natural fit in the R&D side of things. John dives the equipment as much as possible to test product and put himself in the "fins" of the user. You may also find him on the other end of an email or phone call when you reach out for product advice and support. When he's not underwater he's flying drones, setting off rockets, training his German Shepherd "T2", and spending time with his family.


Additional Reading

200DL Underwater Housing for Canon EOS R5 

50DL Underwater Housing for Canon EOS R5

Canon EOS R5 Underwater Photos & Review

Underwater with the Canon RF 100mm Macro Lens and EOS R5

Why You Need a Fisheye Lens Underwater

Why You Need Strobes Underwater

The Next Generation of Professional Underwater Strobes

When to Use a Compact 8" Dome Port Underwater

Trade Up to the Dry Lock System

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