Tamron SP AF 90mm F2.8 Di Macro A-mount lens review by gooseta

reviewer#10456 date: Aug-17-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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
17-50 f2.8
18-55&55-200 kit lenses
50mm 1.8
Lensbaby muse
price paid:£350
positive:*Smoooth creamy bokeh
*Very sharp even wide open
*Rich, detailed colors
*Lightweight (for an f2.8!)
*No CA or distortion
*Af is very quick with limiter on.
negative:*Build feels slightly flimsy but is not a big deal-breaker
comment:Great sharp lens, it provides creamy bokeh and has a good focal length for macro.
15/09/2012 : Got some great flower pics w/ this lens, also got loads of squirrel and dog pics in the park, af isn't too bafd :)

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 109
  • sharpness: 4.92
  • color: 4.76
  • build: 4.08
  • distortion: 4.79
  • flare control: 4.71
  • overall: 4.65
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