$75 Battery Grip for Canon 6D Now Available

Vello Battery Grip for Canon 6D

B&H now has the Vello battery grip for the Canon 6D available and shipping for only $75. Compare that to $229 for the official Canon BG-E13 battery grip for the 6D.

I hadpreviously tested the Vello grips for the Canon 5D Mark II and 7D, and found them to be solid performers – especially considering the price. Check out the Vello grip for the Canon 6D here at B&H Photo.


Rumored Firmware Update for Canon 6D to Add Autofocus at f/8

Canon 6D

Recent rumors point to the possibility of a firmware update for the full frame Canon 6D. As the junior full frame shooter in Canon’s line-up, the 6D offers a lot of camera for a relatively affordable price point (it’s under $1800 at the moment).

However, there are plenty of things that users looking to move up to full frame are missing – such as the headphone jack found in the 5D Mark III and the ability to autofocus at f/8. [Read more…]

DxO Optics Pro 8.1.2 Adds Support for Canon 6D, Sony RX1 and Nikon 1 V2

DxO Optics Pro 8.1.2 is now available with additional support for the Canon 6D, Sony RX1 and Nikon 1 V2. Additionally, more than a hundred new camera/lens combinations have been added to the library, supporting additional Canon, Nikon, Sigma, Sony, Tamron and Tokina lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras.

There are also a number of New Year discounts available through January 31 across all versions of DxO Optics Pro software. More details here on DxO Labs’ website.