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

reviewer#9451 date: Sep-26-2011
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.1
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta Macro Rokkor 100mm F4, Cosina 100mm F3.5 Macro
price paid:406€ (new)
-Limit focus switch
negative:-AF is very slow an inprecise
-Much CAs
-Useless AF/MF switch
-On infinity not as good as Cosina 100mm F3.5 Macro
comment:This lens is over-rated I think.
It shows many chromtical abberations. AF is really annoying.

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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