Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F017) Review

May 30, 2016 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F017).

Carl Zeiss Touit Makro Planar 2.8/50mm T*

The Carl Zeiss Touit Makro Planar 2.8/50mm T* is a new macro prime lens for Fujifilm X-series and Sony NEX compact system cameras. Offering a focal range of 75mm in 35mm terms, is the Carl Zeiss Touit 50mm a worthy addition to the X-Mount and E-Mount lens ranges? Read our Carl Zeiss Touit Makro Planar 2.8/50mm T* review to find out...

Fujifilm XF 60mm F2.4 R

The Fujifilm XF 60mm F2.4 R is a dedicated macro prime lens for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Offering a focal range of 90mm in 35mm terms, the Fujifilm XF 60mm F2.4 R is also an effective portrait lens. Read our Fujifilm XF 60mm F2.4 R review to find out it's worth investing in...

Nikon AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G

With Spring just around the corner, now is a good time to add a macro lens to your camera-bag - enter stage left the Nikon AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G, a 1:1 macro lens that won't break the bank. Read our Nikon 40mm macro lens review to find out if it's an essential purchase for Nikon DSLR users.

Nikon AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR

The Nikon AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR is a compact and lightweight DX format macro lens. Featuring built-in Vibration Reduction and a 1:1 reproduction ratio, the affordable Nikkor 85mm macro lens is compatible with every DX-format Nikon digital single-lens reflex camera ever made. But does that make it worth investing in? Read our Micro-Nikkor 85mm review to find out...

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro is a macro lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. Offering an effective focal length of 120mm, the Olympus 60mm lens offers a maximum reproduction ratio of 1:1 and is dust- and splashproof. Read our Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro review to find out if it's a must-have lens for all Micro Four Thirds users.

Panasonic LUMIX G MACRO 30mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S.

The Panasonic LUMIX G MACRO 30mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. is a new macro lens for the Micro Four Thirds system of interchangeable lens cameras. Offering an effective focal range of 60mm in 35mm terms, the Panasonic 35mm lens offers 1:1 magnification and built-in image stabilisation, yet it's small enough to fit in your hand and only weighs 180g. Read our Panasonic LUMIX G MACRO 30mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. review to find out if it's worth adding to your lens collection.

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

The Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS is a brand new macro lens for the Sony Alpha full-frame compact system camera range. Read our Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS review to find out if this new prime lens is a must-have for Sony Alpha full-frame owners...

Zuiko Digital ED 50mm f2 Macro

The Zuiko Digital ED 50mm f2 Macro is an affordable macro lens for the Four Thirds system. Offering an equivalent range of 100mm on a 35mm film camera, the Olympus 50mm Macro has a constant maximum aperture of f2.0, closest focusing distance of 0.24m and ED lens elements for highest picture quality. Currently priced at around $450 / £450, we find out if the Zuiko Digital ED 50mm f2 Macro is a must-have lens for the Four Thirds photographer.