Reviews and Problems with Tamron SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II LD 1:1 Macro
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Ervinada, B&H Photo
9 June 2015
Excerpt: I already owned the Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP DI MACRO 1: 1 VC USD but wanted an APS-C macro to pair with my new Nikon D7200's. Having read all previous reviews for the 60mm f/2 I was initially thinking of going with the Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G simply because it was about half the cost and...
Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged
Excerpt: I bought this Sony mount macro to go with my Sony SLT alpha 77. Build quality is excellent and is fairly light. The focus is IF so the compact length does not change. The MF ring is wide and has excellent damping for manual use.
Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged
Excerpt: I bought it to use with my Sony A77 body.Very well made with tight tolerances, good quality plastics. Very compact.Hood reverses for storage. Excellent image quality from f2 onwards. Mild vignetting at f2.
Pros: Excellent For Mf, Excellent IQ, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Summary: This lens deserves very detailed praises, for which I do not have time at the moment. Therefore in short, this lens is a real jewel. Very sharp, very reliable, bright, fast, etc. Auto focus is on a slow side as many others noted, I share their thought, but it isn't a turn off at all to me.
Excerpt: When it comes to macro and portrait photography, this lens shines. Great Bokeh with somewhat soft, rich colors. I also have excellent results with night photography; the maximum f/2 is excellent in low light situations.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged