Tamron SP AF 90mm F2.8 Di Macro A-mount lens review by rsf3127

reviewer#11402 date: Oct-23-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 2
overall: 4.2
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 180mm macro
Sony 16-105mm
Tamron 70-300mm
price paid:300 usd (USED MINT)
positive:Sharp
negative:Flare
CA
AF
comment:Light weight.
Well built for the weight.
AF hunts a lot, but it is a macro and you should expect that.
AF a little noisy.
Extends when focused.
Sharp, sharp, sharp!
Lots of CA when against a light source.

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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