Sigma fp L camera reveal next week

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D Cox Forum Pro • Posts: 29,878
Re: Sigma fp L camera reveal next week

DMillier wrote:

D Cox wrote:

Johan Borg wrote:

Jozef M wrote:

fp L camera images leaked:

Strange ...

But promising with the same form factor, at least some of the new accessories should fit the original model too.

Comparing the pictures with the sockets on my fp, everything lines up.

There is access at the bottom for the remote control cable. And if you look closely, you can see that the EVF is hinged so it can tilt.

I would like the EVF, but I just ordered a lens so it will have to wait.


Having used cameras with both external optical and EVF viewfinders, I don't really find them satisfactory compared to a proper built in VF. It's always an awkward carbuncle. This is a camera whose USP is its size for a full frame camera. With the external EVF, it goes from being a tiny camera to a much bigger and more awkward camera. Along with its other irritations as a stills orientated camera. I would think the S5 is a far superior package.

You should make sure you get an opportunity to try out the EVF before buying and make sure it works for you first. You might decide you'd be better off selling your fp and going for a S5 if you must have an EVF.

I'll probably stay with the loupe, which  works very well indeed. I'm not bothered about the "smallest camera" slogan.

But tilting would be nice.


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