$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.

Canon DSLR Instant Rebates

Canon 6D

B&H has instant rebates on Canon prosumer-level DSLRs, including the 5D Mark III and 6D, now through June 22. Check them all out below.

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...]