differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO VC USD Canon EF

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO VC USD Canon EF goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Slightly lighter 0.6 kg vs 0.7 kg
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More than 20% lighter
Slightly better wide angle 90 mm vs 105 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Slightly shorter 115 mm vs 127 mm
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Around 10% shorter
Slightly smaller diameter 76 mm vs 79 mm
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Almost the same
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF

Has a silent focus motor Sigma HSM vs Tamron USD
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Focuses quickly and silently
Slightly better telephoto 105 mm vs 90 mm
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Around 20% more reach, less perspective distortion
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO VC USD Canon EFTamron VC
105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EFSigma OS
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

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.

Zoom range Poor zoom Help
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competitors

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF Competitors

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Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

$499

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$599

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO VC USD Nikon F

Portrait lens

$649

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO VC USD Canon EF Competitors

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Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$349

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Sony Alpha

Macro lens

$569

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

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