differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Better telephoto 90 mm vs 40 mm
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Around 2.5x more reach, less perspective distortion
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F Learn more about
the Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

Better wide angle 40 mm vs 90 mm
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2.2x better wide angle
Shorter 64 mm vs 97 mm
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More than 30% shorter
Slightly lighter 281 g vs 405 g
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More than 30% lighter
Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro Learn more about
the Nikon 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

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

competitors

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$415 - $477

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$349 - $420

Diameter Smaller diameter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F

Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$339

Diameter Slightly larger diameter

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

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Macro lens

$468 - $517

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Tamron SP 60mm f/2 DI II LD Macro Nikon F

Tamron SP 60mm f/2 DI II LD Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$400

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Low light lens

$167 - $197

Aperture Wider aperture

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