Excerpt: Used mainly for portrait and sports photography. It's conveneient to have the extra set of controls and shutter release when you roll the camera over. I have used both the Canon and the knockoff brand, and the Canon version does have a more solid feel to it.
Excerpt: Some have said that "other's" grips are virtually the same - and therefore you can save money going with something other than Canon's product. Certainly, it is a matter of preference, and perhaps use. But, make no mistake - a grip costing half as much as Canon's brand is NOT the same thing.
Excerpt: I'm a big guy with large hands. My 7d without the grip feels small in my hand and is uncomfortable to hold with just my fingers. With this grip attached it balances the weight of the camera and grip on the bottom of my palm and makes the camera, even with heavy lenses, feel like an extension of my...
Excerpt: using this with my 7D, It is absolutely amazing !! Perfect fit !! easy install !! I got it for the best price [$]$[$]. free shipping from B and H was Great !! delivered on time.. Great Service !!
Pros: Easy To Install, Good Value, Long-Lasting, Reliable
Excerpt: I have had 5 or 6 Canon cameras dating back to the film days. And for the most part had Canon accessories. Just got a Refurb. 7d from Canon this New Year. X-mas cost a lot, & I needed to cut a corner or two & save $$. I have done business w/ the 2 biggest camera stores in New York.
Pros: Balance, Easy To Install, Good Value, Reliable
Excerpt: I was on the fence about getting this. I am an amateur and only rarely need extended battery capacity. I unpacked it carefully, anticipating I might send it back. No worries. It adds weight to the camera (of course), but for me it hits a sweet spot between durable build quality and not being too...