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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

Has a silent focus motor Canon USM vs None
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Focuses quickly and silently
Slightly better wide angle 60 mm vs 90 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Slightly shorter 70 mm vs 97 mm
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Around 30% shorter
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
Magnification Incredible magnification Help
1:1 (1x)
Wide maximum Wide aperture Help
f/32
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to macro 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

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$609

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Macro lens

$299

Magnification Has worse macro
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$92

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Magnification Has worse macro
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
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX Macro Canon-ef

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

Wide maximum Has a higher max f/stop
Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

$339

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Magnification Has worse macro

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX MACRO DG OS HSM

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX MACRO DG OS HSM

Sports lens

$669

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Wide angle lens

$199

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Magnification Much less magnification
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

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