Sigma fp L overview
Sigma fp L is Sigma's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera first launched on March of 2021. It features a 61 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS Full frame size sensor with a peak resolution of 9520 x 6328.
The fp L is ranked #1 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and all round #14 out of 1422 for cameras in our collection. You can use our Smart camera search to see camera listings based on your personalized requirements.
Below is a diagram of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.
Sigma fp L history
The Sigma fp L comes with a history of related cameras. Down below, you can look at all earlier and new models along with main features.
Sigma fp L Gallery
You can view the fp L from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Sigma fp L Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of positives and negatives of the Sigma fp L based on factors which are generally seen as necessary in a digital camera.
Sigma fp L Sensor information
The size of the sensor in the Sigma fp L is 36mm x 24mm (Full frame). The 864 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 9520 x 6328 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 61 megapixels and includes a standard ISO range of 100 - 25600. The ISO can also be extended digitally to 6 - 102400. RAW files are saved which means that you have more room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath illustrates the fp L's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The fp L sensor comes with a crop factor of 1 and is displayed in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Sigma fp L dimensions
Sigma fp L has a weight of 0.94 lb (427 gr or 15.06 ounces) and the overall size of the camera is 113mm x 70mm x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8"). The weight of general Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437 gr so the Sigma fp L is very similar when compared to various rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Underneath is a shot of the Sigma fp L alongside a soft drink to help you have a feel for its size.
The top view under will show you the button layout on the fp L.
Sigma fp L Lens information
The fp L uses the Leica L mount and has 38 lenses available in the market. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the fp L.
Sigma fp L Connectivity
The fp L has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that incorporate NFC and Bluetooth connectivity can be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can send files and oftentimes adjust settings without connecting directly with the camera.
Several apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it can be hooked up to an external screen. A good number of cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB port.
Sigma fp L Video information
The highest video resolution in the Sigma fp L is 3840 x 2160 and it can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 2160p delivers a superb resolution for video recording. You can easily downsample to Full HD in order to get better results. Beware of the substantial file sizes and ensure you own decent SD cards with good write speeds. The body does feature both headphone and microphone jack making it pretty valuable while capturing audio.
Sigma fp L Weather Sealing
Sigma fp L comes with weather sealing making it a very good option to use for rough climates. This is particularly handy when you are uncertain about the elements you might face for outdoor photography.
Sigma fp L Screen and Viewfinder
The Sigma fp L features a 3.2" fixed screen with a resolution of 2,100k dots.
Moreover the screen is touch friendly which means that you can easily set focus points plus change settings using your fingertips.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The View Finder details regarding Sigma fp L are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic (optional)
- ViewFinder Resolution 3,680k dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.83x
Viewfinders can be very helpful for sunny outdoor situations which can easily make the camera screen washed out and hard to view.
Sigma fp L Shutter information
Sigma fp L continuous shooting rate is 10.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/8000 sec.
Sigma fp L Flash and Hot shoe information
Sigma fp L boasts external flash ability but comes without built in flash.
Sigma fp L Autofocus information
Sigma fp L boasts both Phase Detect Autofocus along with Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster and precise than Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera features Face detection which can be helpful for people photography.
It features 49 focus points to pick from. Sigma fp L has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to switch focus points. It also features Tracking Autofocus for objects on the move. Sigma fp L includes manual focus if needed for low light or you want to have more precise control on focus.
Sigma fp L Battery life
The battery power (BP-51) for the Sigma fp L is fashioned to last for 240 photos as per the CIPA standards which is less than its competitors. The typical Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 offers the highest (810) battery life for this class of cameras.
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Sigma fp L for specific types of photography
The following bar chart gives a summation of the Sigma fp L for specific types of photography. To see more, check out the specific section underneath.
Sigma fp L Portrait photography factors
The Sigma fp L receives a score of 91 which is impressive, meaning that it is a excellent fit to use for portrait photos. Taking portraits leans heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW photos together with the ability to use off-camera lighting.
Sigma fp L Street photography information
Having a outstanding rating of 79, the Sigma fp L is a outstanding choice for street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Sigma fp L
A outstanding sports photography points tally of 80 means the Sigma fp L is a awesome pick for shooting sports. A camera must have great focusing plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Sigma fp L Travel photography advice
Weight is extremely important in picking a camera for travel. On the whole, the Sigma fp L gets a very good 74 for a travel camera which makes it a good option to take with you on your trips.
Sigma fp L as a Landscape photography camera
For anyone who is looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most essential factor will no doubt be image quality. The Sigma fp L with it's brilliant grade of 82 for a landscape camera is a outstanding choice in the current marketplace.
Sigma fp L Vlogging details
A camera for vlogging really should come with a moving display, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Considering all the details, the Sigma fp L is not really very good as a vlog camera as it comes to a low rating of 38.
Sigma fp L Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the fp L, here is a number of the top placed cameras that fall under the family of Advanced Mirrorless.
The chart here offers you a bird's eye view of the fp L vs it's top ranking competitors mentioned above.
Here are a few more cameras you may look into as alternate options. To see a detailed comparison, visit the "compare" link.