Just curious if anyone else has thought about the convivence of being able to change the EOS R5 screen information to RED, instead of the usual white? I shoot quite a bit of astrophotography and it would be great if Canon could come up with a firmware update that would allow me to change the color of my screen. I use a red light for everything else when shooting at night and it would be nice to not get a white-blast from the screen in between exposures.
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Thank you, Hazel_T, for a quick response!! I did as you suggested and went to the "feedback" section of the webpage. One can only hope 🙂 There are a lot of astro-shooters out there that would find this very useful and perhaps open up a bigger market for already excellent camera. Love the R5!
I often shoot at night, and find the LCD menus to be hard on the eyes. I have brain stormed with the idea of buying a hood for the LCD, and adding a sheet of red clear plastic to filter it.
Great idea, Waddizzle, but I am looking for a more permanent solution, and one that doesn't mean more stuff to drag around with me. LOL Many of the sky/star apps that I use on my phone offer the ability to use "night vision" - turning the screen info to red, so I see no reason why a top-tier camera company cannot apply the same tools to make the same thing happen. We are not the only two people that shoot at night. This could be a big selling point in the battle for #1 in the mirrorless battle!!