differences

Reasons to consider the Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
Auto focus Yes vs No
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Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
More magnification 1:1 (1) vs 1:2 (0.5)
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Take macro shots with subjects 2x larger in your photo
Slightly better wide angle 90 mm vs 105 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS Learn more about
the Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Reasons to consider the Nikon Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Shorter 84 mm vs 131 mm
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Around 40% shorter
Smaller diameter 66 mm vs 79 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Slightly better telephoto 105 mm vs 90 mm
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Around 20% more reach, less perspective distortion
Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS Learn more about
the Nikon Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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Typically very sharp

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS Competitors

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Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro

Sports lens

$479

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Lowest price Cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS

Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS

Telephoto lens

$1,300 - $1,498

Max focal length Better telephoto
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M

Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M

Portrait lens

$999

Diameter Smaller diameter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS Competitors

Zeiss Makro-Planar  T* 100mm f/2 ZF.2 Nikon F

Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZF.2 Nikon F

Macro lens

$1,843

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Nikon F

Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$869

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Length Longer
Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

Lens

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

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