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
Lighter 405 g vs 1.2 kg
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2.9x lighter
Shorter 97 mm vs 150 mm
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Around 40% shorter
Better wide angle 90 mm vs 150 mm
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40% better wide angle
Cheaper $364.00 vs $1,093.51
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The best price we've seen is $730 cheaper (3x less)
Smaller diameter 71 mm vs 79 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Nikon F

Image stabilization Sigma OS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Better telephoto 150 mm vs 90 mm
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Around 70% more reach, less perspective distortion
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Magnification Great zoom Help
1:1 (1)
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.

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

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

$519 - $569

Min focal length Slightly 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

$335 - $349

Diameter Slightly larger diameter
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Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro

Sports lens

$399

Auto focus Auto focus

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

Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Nikon F

Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

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

discussion Which do you think is better?

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derrivad (8:15 AM, October 24, 2013)
IMHO
- "better wide angle" is irrelevant to macro work
- 2.4x less price is not "slightly cheaper" , it is " a lot cheaper"