Questions tagged [battery-grip]

An accessory available for many cameras that allows an additional battery (or possibly AA batteries) to be inserted and duplicates controls for vertical shooting.

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Is it worth buying a battery grip for my camera?

Recently I heard that a battery grip can enhance the feel of the camera in my hands especially if it's an entry DSLR, and besides, some people claim that it enhances the stability of the camera if you ...
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Which battery grip should I get for my Canon 60D and why?

I'd like to buy a Canon 60D battery grip not only for the extra battery power but also, and mainly because of the added size and the extra buttons. (I have huge hands) My question is; How is this $...
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Should the INFO display show the status of both batteries in a Canon battery grip?

I have a 5DMIII with battery grip by canon. By pressing the INFO button, I can only see the status of one battery. Am I not supposed to be able to see the status of both batteries in the grip?
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In what way do battery grips improve performance?

There are multiple camera models, both DSLR and mirrorless, which get improved performance (higher frame rate, smaller shutter lag) from adding a battery grip. I would like a technical explanation ...
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Why buy a battery grip?

Back in the film days I really never liked grips to much I'm not sure why, but lately I have been thinking of getting a grip. I mostly shoot landscapes and nature so the plus for getting a grip would ...