With overall dimensions of 112.6×69.9×45.3mm and a body weight of 422g, battery included, the SIGMA fp is the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless camera*. Small enough to take along for casual use, it is a perfect camera with which to enjoy full-frame quality images in everyday snaps.
* As of July, 2019 by SIGMA
Equipped with a back-illuminated 35mm full-frame Bayer sensor with 24.6 effective megapixels, the SIGMA fp is capable of taking high-resolution still and moving images.
Designed and inspired by those used on professional cinema cameras, a large-size heat sink is mounted between the LCD and camera body. Combined with a heat dissipation coating applied to the outer surface, the SIGMA fp achieves highly effective heat dissipation. It prevents overheating at high temperatures or in long hours of use.
A body covered with die-cast aluminum on the front and the back ensures superior robustness and heat dissipation while keeping the body weight light.
The SIGMA fp is protected with the dust- and splash-proof sealing on a total of 42 points over the camera body. When combined with a dust- and splash-proof lens, the SIGMA fp is capable of shooting in rain, sandstorms, and other challenging conditions.
The SIGMA fp is fitted with 1/4-inch threads for both the strap holder on either side of the body and a tripod. This provides greater freedom in how one use the camera, from mounting it on a tripod in portrait orientation with the fixing removed, to attaching a strap for use in portrait orientation after screwing the fixing into the hole on the base.
Shutter shock, sound, and lags: these are disadvantages of mechanical shutters. The SIGMA fp is designed to minimize them in pursuit of a system to adapt to a variety of different shooting scenes. Shooting that requires precision where even the tiniest shake is to be eliminated; shooting without ruining the ambience of the scene; and shooting with good response, without missing the perfect shot. These types of shooting will open new horizons in video creation.
Furthermore, the absence of a mechanical shutter makes the SIGMA fp's camera structure simpler, which in turn improves its reliability as a camera.
Color grading is a process of altering the color of a video and is an important step in filmmaking that will change the “mood” of a film or other types of work significantly. One color grade style that has been widely used in Hollywood films has inspired a new color mode introduced in the SIGMA fp, called “Teal and Orange.”
This new color mode is about creating high contrast between orange colors, which are found in human skin tones, and teals (cyan blue), which are their complement, for visuals that are highly vibrant and deeply dramatic.
It can be used in both the Still mode and Cine mode.
A function formerly available only in SIGMA Photo Pro, SIGMA's proprietary image development software, Fill Light has now been incorporated into the body of SIGMA fp. Using Fill Light allows adjustment of the brightness of an image by adding extra light energy into the shadow regions without altering the exposure of highlight regions. This provides greater control in producing an image with great details, even with areas that are hard to control using the exposure adjustment settings.
The adjustment range, which was formerly ±2.0, has been expanded to ±5.0, making it possible to fine-tune the brightness even more.
The Tone Control menu now has a manual setting option in addition to the two auto options available in previous models (Strong/Mild), which allows users to adjust the tone curve by themselves.
The SIGMA fp is also the first SIGMA camera to come with an "effect" slider in its color mode menu. It can be used to set the strength of an effect to apply in 11 levels, from -5 to +5, which enables the fine-tune of the color mode.
It has also newly introduced "TONE" and "COLOR" buttons for a quick access to the tone control and color mode menus. With these enhancd functions and a variety of operation elements, the SIGMA fp makes it simple and easy to create an image, in-camera with great details, be it still or video.
The HDR shooting takes advantage of an electronic shutter to take multiple pictures of different exposures (3 frames for still photography and 2 frames for video) at once, which can then be merged into a single picture or video with a great dynamic range that could not have been achieved in normal shooting.
Note: The HDR shooting in the Cine mode is to become available via firmware update scheduled at a later date.
SIGMA fp comes with a feature to make "Cinemagraphs", which are animated GIFs that are a hybrid between still photography and video. With this function, the SIGMA fp is capable of creating unique imagery, where parts of a still image keep moving, in-camera.
Note: The Cinemagraph function is to become available via firmware update scheduled at a later date.
The Face/Eye Detection AF function allows the SIGMA fp to focus automatically on the eyes of a human subject. It can bring the eyes of the model into focus instantly and precisely, even when shooting portraits using a large-diameter lens with a shallow depth of field.
The focus peaking function highlights the edges of the parts of a scene that are in focus in a particular color. It is designed to help focusing the lens manually.
L-Mount* is a mount optimized for mirrorless cameras, characterized by a short flange focal length, large diameter, and superior durability.
In 2018, Leica Camera AG, Panasonic Corporation and SIGMA launched the L-Mount Alliance, and announced that the three companies were to develop their own camera systems based around the same L-Mount standard. As an L-Mount camera, the SIGMA fp can be used with various L-Mount lenses offered by Leica and Panasonic, in addition to SIGMA lenses.
The L-Mount realilzes a camera system that goes beyond the boundaries between manufacturers, with unprecedented levels of scalability and possibilities.
* The L-Mount Trademark is a registered Trademark of Leica Camera AG.
To coincide with the announcement of the SIGMA fp, SIGMA announced three new lenses: 45mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary, 35mm F1.2 DG DN | Art, and 14–24mm F2.8 DG DN | Art. Making the most of the optical and mechanical design advantages of a short flange back, each of them is a unique mirrorless lens with high performance and distinctive characteristics.
The SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-21 is a converter that enables the use of the SIGMA SA mount and SIGMA's CANON EF mount interchangeable lenses on L-Mount cameras. Use of the MC-21 increases the compatibility and broadens the choice for L-Mount cameras and lenses, thus greatly enhancing the scalability of the L-Mount system.
In addition to genuine accessories designed exclusively for the SIGMA fp, the camera supports cinema camera-like user interfaces. It has solid compatibility that makes it a perfect camera that fits right into filmmaking settings.
Aside from professional cinema cameras, the SIGMA fp is the first DSLR camera that supports external recording in 12-bit CinemaDNG format. With up to 4K UHD/24fps recording, it produces video data that can be used even in filmmaking.
It also supports All-I (All-Intra) recording, which makes it possible to maintain high image quality while reducing file size, allowing light data available for recording and editing. The record format that best suits the purpose of the video can be selected.
* The feature of playing CinemaDNG footages in-camera is to become via firmware update scheduled at a later date.
* The CinemaDNG logo is either a registered trademark or trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
The SIGMA fp has a director's viewfinder function that allows the user to simulate different angles of view and how an image looks, on cinema cameras. It supports cameras by major manufacturers commonly used in filmmaking. It supports not only the latest large format cameras such as ARRI ALEXA LF and RED MONSTRO 8K but also filmcameras and anamorphic lenses as well.
Cinema cameras supported:
ARRICAM/ARRIFLEX, ALEXA LF/ALEXA Mini LF, ALEXA SXT, ALEXA Mini, AMIRA, ALEXA 65, ALEXA XT
MONSTRO 8K, HELIUM 8K, DRAGON 6K, EPIC MX 5K, GEMINI 5K
Note: The feature of recording/playing video with the director's viewfinder function enabled is to become available via firmware update scheduled at a later date.
The SIGMA fp's Cine mode comes with a variety of special functions that are comparable to those of professional cinema cameras. From shutter angle display and waveform display for exposure and color information, to zebra patterning, it comes with the functions and screen displays that can be used in the same way as with conventional cinema equipment.
Preserving the distinctive “feels” of SIGMA cameras including dials and QS (Quick Set) buttons, the SIGMA fp has a specially designed operation system and displays for each of the Still mode and the Cine mode. At the flick of a special switch, it can move back and forth between the two modes. This presents a new shooting experience that goes beyond the boundaries of traditional cameras that are designed either for stills or videos.
Embody the Contemporary Line’s Concept of “Pursuing Optimum Balance”
Designed for combination with relatively small full-frame mirrorless cameras, this standard lens pursues easy operability as a regular prime lens by balancing its easy-to-carry size and high optical performance, thereby embodying the Contemporary line’s development concept of “pursuing optimum balance," and becoming the perfect first lens in the lineup dedicated for full-frame mirrorless cameras.
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Beautiful Bokeh and Rendering That can
|With the SIGMA 45mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary, bokeh expressions are especially featured. Spherical aberration has been controlled to ensure not only the large bokeh in the front and rear of the subject but also the rear bokeh near the area in focus create a gradient to a soft blur. This lens softens the periphery of blurred images suppressing the double-line bokeh etc. and enhances the three-dimensional impression of the subject with the smooth expressions in the foreground and the background. In addition, its minimum focusing distance of 24cm makes it possible to enjoy shooting snapshots and tabletop photos taking advantage of the angle of view. The design gives consideration to vignetting to achieve beautiful round bokeh and subdue swirly bokeh in the whole bokeh effects.
While this lens produces smooth bokeh effects of which one could say as “classical expression” when the aperture is wide open, it also realizes modern sharp rendering when it is stopped down. It is reassuring to hold this lens as the regular lens for everyday use.
Metal bayonet hood
The lens hood features aluminium, using the same material as the lens body which has realized high quality and high rigidity.
Furthermore, cared for the click feeling at the time of when removing and attaching, the knurling process featured on the surface provides a superior usability.
High build quality and outstanding operability
Because this lens is intended for everyday use, particular attention has been given to build quality and operability. The lens barrel incorporating metal material as the main part achieves improved durability. Furthermore, thanks to the aperture ring with the right click feeling, comfortable operability during various shooting styles is ensured. The design gives consideration to MF operations, and a ring of appropriate torque provides good operability.
High-speed and highly accurate AF enabled by the stepping motor
The lens is capable of smooth, quiet and high-speed AF made possible by a stepping motor, as well as supports Face/Eye Detection AF and video AF.
Compatible with Lens Aberration Correction
Matching the optical characteristics of the lens, this function performs in-camera corrections of peripheral illumination, chromatic aberrations, distortion, and more, to further enhance image quality.
Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
From an early stage in the lens design process, flare and ghosting have been measured to establish an optical design resistant to strong incident light sources such as backlighting. SIGMA’s Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting to help photographers produce sharp and high contrast images even in backlit conditions.
The 7-blade rounded diaphragm creates an attractive blur in the out-of-focus areas of the image.
High-precision, rugged brass bayonet mount
The brass mount combines high precision with rugged construction. Its treated surfaces and enhanced strength contribute to the exceptional durability of the lens.
Mount with dust- and splash-proof structure
The mount features a special sealing to make the lens an excellent choice in a wide variety of conditions.
Fast AF with full-time manual focus
Full-time manual focus function allows the lens to be switched to manual focus simply by rotating the focus ring.
Note: The operation of full-time MF may vary based on mount type.
You'll find our philosophy and craftsmanship in every product
Our new lineup fully expresses our approach to lenses and photography itself. All of our lenses belong to one of three lines—Contemporary, Art, or Sports—all of which share our development philosophy and advanced manufacturing system. High performance, high quality, and high end in every respect, these lenses give people who love photography lasting value and consistent, exciting results. The secret is our passion for craftsmanship that we put into every production process and every product.
Inspecting each and every lens with our proprietary Foveon-based A1 MTF measuring system, we deliver premium quality.
|“Made in Japan” craftsmanship is what makes our lenses high-performance, high-quality, and high-end|
|This proprietary SIGMA service lets you use your cherished SIGMA lenses for many years to come||In our manufacturing activities, we aim for sustainable growth and the highest standard of corporate social responsibility (CSR)|
The AT9946CM is equipped with three ultra-directional microphone units to pick up sound from the centre and sides for superior and realistic sound quality. Perfect for recording sports, events and theater.
|Type||Interchangeable-lens Mirrorless Type Digital Camera|
|Storage Media||SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card(UHS-Ⅱ supported) / Portable SSD (USB 3.0 connection, USB bus power supported)|
|Type||35mm full-frame (35.9mm x 23.10mm) Back-illuminated Bayer CMOS sensor|
|Camera effective pixels / Total pixels||Approx. 24. 6MP / Approx. 25.3MP|
|Color, filter System||RGB Primary color filter|
|Still Image File Format||Lossless compression RAW(DNG) data12/14 bit, JPEG(Exif2.3), RAW(DNG)+JPEG:recording is possible|
|Image aspect ratio||[21:9] /[16:9] /[3:2] /[A Size (√2:1)] /[4:3] /[7:6] /[1:1]|
|RAW||HIGH：6000×4000 (3840x2560) LOW：3008x2000 (1920x1280)*() In DC Clop Mode|
|Crop||Equivalent to approx.1.5times the focal length of the lens (on 35mm cameras)|
|Color Space||sRGB / Adobe RGB|
|Movie Recording Format [Camera Internal Record]|
|Movie Format||CinemaDNG（8bit / 10bit/ 12bit） /MOV：H.264 (ALL-I/ GOP)|
|Audio Format||Linear PCM (2ch 48kHz/16bit)|
|Recording Pixels / Frame Rate||3,840×2,160 (UHD 4K) /23.98p, 25p,29.97p,FHD(1,920x1,080) /23.98p, 25p, 29.97p, 59.94p, 100p, 119.88p|
|Movie Recording Format [HDMI External Output]|
|Movie Format||HDMI Loop out “External recorder record: ATOMOS Ninja Inferno, Blackmagic Video Assist 4K supported|
|Audio Format||Linear PCM (2ch 48kHz/16bit)|
|Auto Format / Focus Mode||Contrast detection system, Single AF, Continuous AF (with moving object prediction function), Manual Focus|
|AF Measurement DistanceDetecton Range / AF mode||-5EV～18EV(F1.4：ISO100) / Auto, 49-points selection mode, Free Movement mode, Face/Eye Detection AF mode, Tracking AF mode|
|AF Lock||Half-press the shutter button, or press the AEL button|
|Other Focus Functions||AF+MF, MF Assist, MF Guide, Focus Peaking, Release Focus Function, AF-ON, Quick AF, Pre-AF, AF during Image Magnification|
|Metering System||Evaluative, Spot, Center Weighted Average|
|Metering Range||-5～18EV (50mm F1.4: ISO100)|
|Still Image Shooting Mode||(P) Program AE (Program Shift is possible), (S) Shutter Speed Priority AE, (A) Aperture Priority AE, (M) Manual|
|Movie Shooting Mode||(P) Program AE, (S) Shutter Speed Priority AE, (A) Aperture Priority AE, (M) Manual|
|ISO Sensitivity||ISO 100-25600,Expanded sensitivity ISO 6, 12, 25, 50, 51200, 102400|
|Exposure Compensation||±5EV (in 1/3-stop increments)|
|AE Lock||Half-press the shutter button, or press the AEL button (setting change required).|
|Exposure Bracket||3-frame/5-frame stage exposure 3EV (1/3 Step, Standard→Underexposure→Overexposure) (Sequence changeable)|
|Image Stabilization System|
|Image Stabilization System||Electronic system|
( Auto, Auto[Lighting Source Priority], Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom 1, Custom 2, Custom 3 )
|Shutter Type||Electronic shutter|
|Shutter Speed||30 - 1/8,000sec.,Bulb|
|Self-Timer / Remote control||2sec. / 10sec. (Self-Timer)|
|Drive Modes||Single shooting, Continuous shooting, Self-timer, Interval shooting|
|Continuous shooting speed||HI：18fps, MED：5fps, LO：3fps|
|Maximum number of shots||HIGH: 12frame, MED: 12frame, LOW: 24frame|
|Type / Coverage||TFT color LCD monitor Aspect Ratio 3:2, 3.15, Approx. 2,100,000 dots /Electrostatic capacitance system touch panel /Approx. 100%|
|Flash (when to use external flash)|
|Light Emission Mode||S-TTL automatic light control, Manual, Wireless flash, Multi-emission Flash (when to use external flash)|
|Flash Mode||Red-eye effect reduction / Slow synchronization, 2nd Curtain synchronization|
|Exposure correction||Max. ±3EV in 1/3EV-step increments|
|Flash Tuning Speed||Max. 1/30sec. * 1/15 sec. or less at 14bit|
|External Flash Support||Available when the Hot Shoe Unit HU-11(supplied with this product) is mounted. * S-TTL, Wireless support, Xcontact|
( Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, Cinema, Teal & Orange, Sunset Red, Forest Green, FOV Classic Blue, FOV Classic Yellow, Monochrome )
|Recording Mode||STILL Mode: FillLight / Shading Correcton / HDR shooting
CINE Mode: Still image shooting during movie shooting / HDR shooting / Director's view finder
|Playback Mode||STILL: Mode In-camera DNG Development
CINE Mode: Cinemagraph / still image cut-out
|Built-in Microphone / Speaker|
|Type||Stereo microphone, Monaural speaker|
|Display Language||English /Japanese /German /French /Spanish /Italian /Simplified Chinese /Traditional Chinese /Korean /Russian /Dutch /Polish /Portuguese /Danish /Swedish /Norwegian /Finnish|
|USB||USB3.1 GEN1 Type C|
|HDMI||Type D (Ver.1.4)|
|Release Terminal||Also used as an external microphone terminal|
|External Microphone||Available(Plug-in power support)|
|Flash-synchro Terminal||Dedicated terminal (with hot shoe unit HU-11 (supplied with this prodct) mounted)|
|Power||Li-ion Battery BP-51 *USB power supply available (when the power is turned off)|
|Dimensions and Weight|
|Dimensions||112.6 x 69.9 x 45.3mm|
|Weight||422g(including battery and SDcard), 370g(Camera Body Only)|
|86%or less * no condensing|
|Accessories / Optional Accessories|
|Accessories||LI-ION BATTERY BP-51, Strap, Strap Holder, USB AC Adapter UAC-11, USB Cable (A-C) SUC-11, HOT SHOE UNIT HU-11, Body Cap, Instruction Manual, Warranty, Warranty Sticker|
|Optional Accessories||HAND GRIP HG-11, LARGE HAND GRIP HG-21, LCD VIEW FINDER LVF-11, BASE PLATE BPL-11, CABLE RELEASE CR-41, BASE GRIP BG-11, DC CONNECTOR CN-21, BATTERY CHARGER BC-71, AC ADAPTER SAC-7P, ELECTRONIC FLASH EF-630, MOUNT CONVERTER MC-21|