Canon BG-E6 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 5D Mark II Review
The Digital Picture
11 March 2016
Excerpt: The nice thing about Canon DSLRs without a built-in portrait/vertical grip (all non-1-Series bodies at this time) is that they are small and light. The big downside is that it is not comfortable to shoot in portrait/vertical orientation - especially for long periods of time.
Canon 5D Mark II Battery Grips: BG-E6 vs. Third-Party Grips
14 January 2010
Excerpt: The Canon BG-E6 battery grip serves a couple of different purposes for the 5D Mark II . As the name implies, it holds batteries – either two LP-E6 lithium-ion batteries or 6 AA batteries in the included battery holder.