After engaging with my partner for the last 5 years, we have now begun the wedding fair exploration stage. Of course, at the top of the list are the photographers who shoot the wedding.
After all, I’m a pretty noisy person when it comes to photography, and when I’m a photographer myself and I’m exploring what people have to offer, every photographer exhibits his work. I noticed a tendency to do. This old sports photographer wondered because the battery grip wasn’t installed … is the battery grip dead?
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Imagine how the camera looks too small for the lens and it feels unbalanced, like the Canon R6 with a Canon RF 24-70mm f / 2.8 without a battery grip. But this photographer was not alone.
I saw the Sony A9II and Nikon D850, but I couldn’t see the battery grip. I asked one of these photographers why they didn’t use the battery grip, but the response got in the way and added extra weight to the carry. Extra weight! They should try carrying the Nikon 200mm f / 2 and 600mm f / 4 straight for 6 hours, and they will know what the actual weight carrier looks like, but I deviate … ..
I couldn’t believe that no photographer was using the battery grip. It was always attached to Nikon cameras for support, balance and extended battery life. Do you think it’s important for wedding photography? But I’m not a wedding photographer so I don’t know.
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So I started looking at other setups used by photographers today. Looking at the latest Nikon Professionals magazine, we find that half of the photographers do not use the battery grip at all and only shoot the body with the lens. Did you miss the note that having the additional benefits of a battery grip is no longer a “must do”?
I remember the days when I wanted to get the most out of my battery grip from my camera. For example, it’s not the terrible “elbow in the air” numbers you’ll see, such as the number of frames per second, extended battery life, and improved composition in portrait orientation. Many people are still doing it today!
But not everything is lost. Seeing other professionals and enthusiasts support the battery grip, I understand that the overall setup will be more balanced and easier to shoot.
After all, like any other art form, photography is in the eyes of the viewer, and one person’s passion is another person’s nightmare, but I still don’t agree that your camera doesn’t have a battery grip. ..
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