The Battery Grip BG-E8 holds up to two LP-E8 battery packs or six AA Batteries to offer double-length shooting time. The vertical shutter release makes shooting with the camera in a vertical position just as comfortable as shooting horizontally.
The following functions are available in the vertical shooting position. Shutter-Release, Main Dial, AF Point Selection, AF/FE Lock, Index, Aperture, Exposure Compensation Button, Reduce Button
The Canon BG-E8 is commonly used for Digital photography, Photography, Portrait photography, Travel and more.The Canon BG-E8 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Photo enthusiast, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon BG-E8 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon BG-E8: Easy to install, Fast charge, Long-lasting, Reliable, Solid construction to mention just a few.