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

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Macro lens

$569

Lowest price Cheaper
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$473 - $1,457

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Sports lens

$1,048

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS Competitors

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$129 - $699

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Diameter Larger diameter
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$499

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$1,489

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

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