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BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D
 
4.9

(based on 65 reviews)

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    (57)

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    (7)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (48)
  • Durable (41)
  • Reliable (32)
  • Lightweight (16)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (8)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (33)
  • Travel (26)
  • Portraits (25)
  • Landscape photography (18)
  • Studio (18)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (53)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (22), Semi-professional (15), Professional (10), Photo enthusiast (4), Semi-pro photographer (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great grip!

Pairs perfectly with my Canon 70D. We shoot wedding films and having reliable power that can last the entire wedding ceremony is a must! We used this on a shoot last weekend, and...Read complete review

Pairs perfectly with my Canon 70D. We shoot wedding films and having reliable power that can last the entire wedding ceremony is a must! We used this on a shoot last weekend, and started the day with bridal prep at 10am. The batteries lasted until 3:30pm... just as we were getting our last shots at the church and preparing to drive to the reception venue for cocktail hour. I was amazed at how long the batteries could last! Granted, we're using brand new batteries, so they still hold a long charge, but at least I didn't have to worry about stopping to change batteries half way during the ceremony. If you shoot video for any extended period of time, having this for a DSLR is a must! Yes, it adds weight, but it actually adds a really nice feel to the body and lens combination. Better balance, easier to hold, and of course, longer battery duration!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

BG-E14 means "Big Grip"

Quality build on this accessory grip, with 'extra' battery holder for the LPE-6 and for a set of double-A's. The grip is 'bulky' compared those I've used on Nikon and takes...Read complete review

Quality build on this accessory grip, with 'extra' battery holder for the LPE-6 and for a set of double-A's. The grip is 'bulky' compared those I've used on Nikon and takes some adjustment. In the case of needing the extra juice on hand I'll use the grip, otherwise no

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4.0

Worth the purchase

By Sam

from CT

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    Cons

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        Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

        I take a lot of vertical photos during volleyball games, therefore, I purchased this battery grip to help relieve the strain on my wrist from holding the camera in the vertical position. This grip has certainly helped with my wrist soreness. It does take some getting used to when using it. The eye piece is a little lower when you use the grip for vertical photos. That's the most adjustment I found I needed to make. t also adds a little more weight to the camera. Personally, the pros outweigh the cons.

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        5.0

        Big advantages in this box!

        By Rob E

        from Sheldonville, Massachusetts

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Home
          • Landscape Photography
          • Traveling

          Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

          The double battery holder allows for use of either the normal Canon battery pack (or aftermarket) plus it has a double A battery sleeve that can be loaded and inserted in case you don't have charge options. In addition, you can flip a small switch on the battery pack and now when you turn the camera to portrait mode, the shutter button and video control buttons are still right there on the right trigger finger because it's built into the battery pack! That was a real pleasant surprise.

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          5.0

          Battery grip for Canon 70D

          By George

          from Phoenix, AZ

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Traveling

            Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

            A great addition to my Canon. It fits my hands just right and the ability to rotate the camera and have the controls in the same place is awesome. The extended time is very handy.

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            5.0

            Canon Quality

            By LuxdeLex

            from Battle Creek, IA

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

            • Bulky

            Best Uses

              Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

              I tried the Velo first. I really wanted it to work, but had to return. No substitute for Canon original product. Of course, the Canon fits like a glove and works perfectly.

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              5.0

              I would buy again

              By Al

              from San Antonio,Texas

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              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Landscape Photography
                • Macro Photography
                • Portraits
                • Traveling

                Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                I use the EOS 70D BATTERY GRIP BECAUSE, LONGER BATTERY LIFE, AND IT IS EASER TO HOLD IN MY HANDS.

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                5.0

                Great Grip for Canon Camera

                By Chino Hills Photographer

                from Orange County

                About Me Semi-Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Expensive

                Best Uses

                • Everyday use
                • Portraits
                • Sporting Events
                • Studio

                Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                This does exactly what it is supposed to do. You cannot go wrong with Canon. It even shows how much charge is left on each battery.

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                5.0

                Must have accesorie for any pro

                By Cosmicgeoffry

                from Cincinnati, OH

                Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                bought the battery grip for my 5d mk iii primary body about a year ago for the extra battery power but found that I appreciate the grips for composing portrait shots more than the added battery life. since, I have bought one for all three of my camera bodies for both extra battery and the vertical oriented controls and grip.

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                5.0

                Excellent Add On

                By Eric

                from Seattle, WA

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                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                    I haven't taken this battery grip off my 70D since I put it on. I absolutely love it and have gotten used to the feel of it so much that the camera body alone feels very small and harder to get a grasp on anymore. Simple to install, doesn't add much extra weight, and you get longer battery life and more power.

                    I haven't tried the extra magazine for use with AA batteries yet so i can't really comment on that. It does come with a nice bag to store it in though.

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                    5.0

                    If you use 70D for filming you need this

                    By Jan Spisar

                    from Daytona Beach, Fl

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Landscape Photography
                      • Macro Photography
                      • Portraits
                      • Studio
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                      Add more time till you batteries run out of power.
                      You can easy replace battery pack from side.
                      I like this product.

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                      3.0

                      BG-E14 means "Big Grip"

                      By Darby

                      from San Luis Obispo

                      About Me Semi-Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable

                      Cons

                      • Bulky

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                        Quality build on this accessory grip, with 'extra' battery holder for the LPE-6 and for a set of double-A's. The grip is 'bulky' compared those I've used on Nikon and takes some adjustment. In the case of needing the extra juice on hand I'll use the grip, otherwise no

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Niche, but Nice

                        By James

                        from New York City, NY

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                        Overkill for some, while a must-have for many, this ergonomic battery-grip is ideal for portrait photography and non-stop, all-day videography.

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                        5.0

                        Perfect Asset To My Camera Gear

                        By Nettybet

                        from Mangum, OK

                        About Me Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Portraits

                          Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                          This battery grip is top quality and installs with great ease. It has been a huge asset to my longer sessions such as football games, weddings etc. I love the fact that it not only has backup for 2 LP batteries but my rechargeables as well should I exhaust the first two.

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                          5.0

                          Does what a grip is supposed to do.

                          By O.G.Vision

                          from Chicago, IL

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                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                          • Bulky

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Home
                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Macro Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Studio
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                          As long as I have owned an SLR/DSLR, I have always bought the factory grip made for it.The vertical release is handy for portrait oriented shots. I like having to spread my right fingers over the right camera body onto the grip. It helps me to steady the camera more for hand held shots. This is especially helpful when using a heavy and/or long lens.Having 2 battery bays in the grip is great for extended shooting.The grip does make the camera more bulky but I have gotten accustomed to it. The tradeoff is worth it.

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                          5.0

                          Great Choice

                          By R1Rob

                          from Phoenix AZ

                          Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                          The Canon Battery grip is a great addition to my 70D. It allows the camera to be better balanced in my hands with the weight of a longer lens or flash unit and the additional functionality of the increased battery capacity and controls for portrait orientated shots is great. Another surprise is that it will run the camera on just one of the E6 batteries even though it holds two. Converting to AA batteries gives me more power options for extended remote shooting. Great fit, finish and functionality I've grown to expect from Canon products.

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                          5.0

                          Love this grip

                          By Cynandthe3bears

                          from Seattle, WA

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday use

                            Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                            This is the first grip I've used and I am surprised at how much more stability and feel I get with it attached. The vertical controls are great too!

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                            5.0

                            Great Addition to the Canon 70D

                            By scoop

                            from Sacramento

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Lightweight
                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Everyday use
                              • Home
                              • Traveling

                              Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                              Easy to install - minimal instructions needed

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                              5.0

                              Very Happy!

                              By Chip Workman

                              from OBX, N.C..

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                                  I tried to get away with a cheaper 3rd party grip but had some issues with it. I finally broke down and paid the extra money for the Canon grip and I couldn`t be happier. Everything about it is just better. The improvement in quality (over the 3rd party grip) is apparent in every way.

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                                  5.0

                                  Great Battery Grip

                                  By Oregon Sports

                                  from Springfield, OR

                                  About Me Semi-Professional

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Landscape Photography
                                    • Traveling

                                    Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                                    I do a lot of sports and landscape photography. So far, I love having controls on the battery grip and the longer battery life.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    My new Canon battery grip

                                    By RayFlys

                                    from Chattanooga, Tn.

                                    About Me Semi-Professional

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Everyday use
                                      • Home
                                      • Landscape Photography
                                      • Macro Photography
                                      • Portraits
                                      • Studio
                                      • Traveling

                                      Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                                      It's a great addition to my camera set up. Fits my hand better, and much extended life of the batteries.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Realy nice

                                      By Jon

                                      from Maryland

                                      Comments about BG-E14 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 70D:

                                      Great works perfect

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