Excerpt: The MB-D12 fits my D810 snugly; is easy to install; makes taking portrait shots much easier; and provides excellent counterweight to heavier lenses in hand-held mode. As I own a D4, I use the MB-D12 with the BL-5 battery chamber and an EN-EL18 battery, providing me with ample juice for many hours of...
Pros: Counterweight To Big Lens, Durable, Easy To Use, Excellent design, Fits Camera Like A Glove, Great For Portrait Mode, Reliable
Excerpt: This grip has a solid feel, like a natural extension of the camera. The vertical controls work well. I've used after-market grips before and they are not as well constructed. The extra battery power is very helpful.
Excerpt: Great product, I use it for every photo shoot. With the D810, it can take 3-4 batteries to get through a wedding. This grip drops the number of battery changes significantly and has the added benefit of making vertical shooting easier.
Excerpt: Right after I received the grip I took it on a two week road trip with many opportunities for indoor and outdoor photography. The more I used this grip the more I was glad I had it. Using it quickly became second nature, whether I was indoors or out.
Excerpt: As a grip it works well. The shutter release and controls match the ones on the camera body well; it's lower-profile than most past Nikon grips and as low-profile as the D7000; unlike that D7000 grip it fits the camera body snugly; it seems solid, and the handgrip is more comfortable than the...
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Ergonomics, Lightweight, Reliable
Excerpt: The flexibility when using the MB-D12 with the D810 makes the D810 the best camera on the market. Using the power pack improves FPS and give you double the battery life. When you don't use power pack you get a much lighter camera with more options than the D4s.