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grip weight?

 
psxindo
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Sep 07, 2010 01:36 |  #1

I'm thinking of getting a grip or two for my cameras. 5DII and 7D.

As of right now carrying 2 cameras + 2 flashes + 2 lenses (17-40 + 70-200 2.8 IS) + think tank belt systems with additional lenses, batteries, water bottle and snacks:lol:, during a wedding is already starting to give me pain (hands, back, shoulder).

But I like the portrait orientation of using a grip and how it feels in my hand. I have a big hand.

how much more weight does a grip for either one (5d2 or 7d) + batteries would weigh?

Does a third party grip weigh less than Canon's?

Thanks


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Sep 07, 2010 03:18 |  #2

For the 5DM2 : including 2 LP-E6

Canon BG-E6 - 470gms

Phottix BP-5d MK II - 440gms - (third party grip)


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