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

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

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

Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

Macro lens

$1,099

Max focal length Better telephoto
Lowest price More expensive
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$400 - $499

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

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$527 - $599

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$407

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Diameter Smaller diameter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Travel lens

$328 - $400

Zoom range Much more zoom
Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

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