Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS E-mount lens review by Hezu

reviewer#29645 date: Aug-1-2016
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tamron 90/2.8 Macro, Tamron 180/3.5 Macro, Minolta 100/2.8 Macro, Sigma 150/2.8 Macro
price paid:EUR 975
positive:+ Sharp
+ Reasonably fast AF (for macro lens)
+ Internal focus
+ Focus limiter
+ Optical image stabilizer
negative:- The focusing scale does not show current magnification when using AF
- unlike Tamron macros AF does not work when the AF/MF clutch is in the MF position
- With the hood surprisingly long
- For certain subjects the minimum focus distance is rather short
comment:Easily the best macro lens for E mount.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 16
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.94
  • build: 4.81
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.88
  • overall: 4.92 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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