Registering Custom Shooting Modes to C1/C2/C3 on the Camera’s Mode Dial (EOS 5DS / EOS 5DS R)

Article ID: ART162899 | Date published: 10/05/2015 | Date last updated: 10/05/2015


Registering Custom Shooting Modes to C1/C2/C3 on the Camera’s Mode Dial (EOS 5DS / EOS 5DS R)


You can register current camera settings, such as the shooting mode, menu functions, and Custom Function settings, as Custom shooting modes under the Mode Dial’s [C1], [C2], and [C3] positions.

Registering Custom Shooting Modes

The registration procedure is explained below.

1. Set the camera's power switch to [ON].

2. Set the Mode Dial to [ P / Tv / Av / M / B].

3. Press the [MENU] button to display the menu screen.

4. Press the [ ] button and select the [ ] tab.

5. Turn the [ ] dial to select the [ ] tab.

6. Turn the [ ] dial to select [Custom shooting mode (C1-C3)], then press [ ].

7. Turn the [ ] dial to select [Register settings], then press [ ].

8. Turn the [ ] dial to select the Custom shooting mode to be registered, then press [ ].

9. Turn the [ ] dial to select [OK], then press [ ].
The current camera settings will be registered under the Mode Dial’s C* position.
  • If you change a setting while you shoot in the [C1], [C2], or [C3] mode, the respective Custom shooting mode can be automatically updated to reflect the changes in settings. To enable this automatic update, in step 7, set [Auto update set.] to [Enable].
  • In step 7, if you select [Clear settings], the camera will revert to the default settings with no Custom shooting modes registered.

Settings To Be Registered

Shooting functions
Shooting mode, Shutter speed, Aperture, ISO speed, AF operation, AF area selection mode, AF point, Drive mode, Metering mode, Exposure compensation amount, Flash exposure compensation amount
Menu functions
Image quality, Image review time, Beep, Release shutter without card, Lens aberration correction, Flash firing, E-TTL II flash metering, Flash sync speed in Av mode
Exposure compensation/AEB, ISO speed settings, Auto Lighting Optimizer, White balance, Custom White Balance, White balance shift/bracketing, Color space
Picture Style, Long exposure noise reduction, High ISO speed noise reduction, Highlight tone priority, Multiple exposure (settings), HDR Mode (settings)
Interval timer, Bulb timer, Anti-flicker shooting, Mirror lockup, Crop/aspect ratio
(Live View shooting) Live View shooting, AF method, Continuous AF, Grid display, Exposure simulation
Silent LV shooting, Metering timer
(Movie) Movie Servo AF, AF method, Grid display, Movie recording size, Sound recording
(Movie) Silent LV shooting, Metering timer, Movie recording count, Movie play count, Silent control, button function, Timelapse movie (settings)
Case 1, Case 2, Case 3, Case 4, Case 5, Case 6
AI Servo 1st image priority, AI Servo 2nd image priority
Lens electronic MF, AF-assist beam firing, One-Shot AF release priority
Lens drive when AF impossible, Selectable AF point, Select AF area selection mode, AF area selection method, Orientation linked AF point, Initial AF point, AI Servo AF, Auto AF point selection: EOS iTR AF
Manual AF point selection pattern, AF point display during focus, VF display illumination, AF Microadjustment
Slide show (settings), Image jump with .
Highlight alert, AF point display, Playback grid, Histogram display, Movie play count, Magnification (approx.)
File numbering, Auto rotate, Eye-Fi settings
Auto power off, LCD brightness, Viewfinder display
Auto cleaning, [INFO.] button display options, [RATE ] button function
Exposure level increments, ISO speed setting increments, Bracketing auto cancel, Bracketing sequence, Number of bracketed shots, Safety shift, Same exposure for new aperture
Set shutter speed range, Set aperture range
Dial direction during Tv/Av, Multi function lock, Custom Controls, Add cropping information, Default Erase option, Retract lens on power off

My Menu settings will not be registered under Custom shooting modes.
  • Even when the Mode Dial is set to [C1], [C2], or [C3], you can still change shooting function settings and menu settings.
  • By pressing the [INFO] button, you can check which shooting mode is registered under [C1], [C2], and [C3].



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