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
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.

competitors

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

Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Macro lens

$597

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer
Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Macro lens

$489 - $517

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$60 - $597

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

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

Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Macro lens

$597

Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
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

$349

Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Macro lens

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Length Slightly shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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