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differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef

Slightly better telephoto 90 mm vs 60 mm
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50% more reach, less perspective distortion
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef Learn more about
the Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Shorter 70 mm vs 97 mm
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Around 30% shorter
Slightly better wide angle 60 mm vs 90 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide maximum Wide aperture Help
f/32
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Magnification Great zoom Help
1:1 (1x)
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to macro lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Focus motor Silent focus motor Help
SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef:Generic motor
EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM:Canon USM

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

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$100 - $125

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Magnification Has worse macro
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$1,049

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Canon 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Magnification Has worse macro
Canon 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro

Canon 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro

Macro lens

Length Is longer
Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Magnification Has worse macro
Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Macro lens

$299

Magnification Has worse macro
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$469 - $499

Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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

$386 - $399

Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Low light lens

$2,199

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Magnification Less magnification
Lowest price More expensive

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM.

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