differences

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

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon EF goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Shorter 97 mm vs 127 mm
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More than 20% shorter
Smaller diameter 71 mm vs 79 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly lighter 405 g vs 0.7 kg
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More than 40% lighter
Slightly better wide angle 90 mm vs 105 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Slightly cheaper $292.46 vs $469.95
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The best price we've seen is $177 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF

Image stabilization Sigma OS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Slightly better telephoto 105 mm vs 90 mm
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Around 20% 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

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF Competitors

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$533 - $599

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

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon EF Competitors

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO VC USD Canon EF

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO VC USD Canon EF

Portrait lens

$549 - $649

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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