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9.2 out of 10

Tamron SP AF90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO1:1 Model 272E

Di: Digitally Integrated Design, is a designation Tamron puts on Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Tamron SP AF90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO1:1 Model 272E

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Overall 6
6.0

A good lens.

Edward Deasy, Amazon
8 April 2014
  • Summary: I received the lens from the vendor. Packed well, delivered quickly. It took a while to get used to it. Setting the range of the focus is a good idea if using auto focus . The results are quite good. Not only the acuity of the lens, but the "bokeh" (the look of the out of focus areas) is good also. I would recommend this lens. The auto focus has a lot of range to cover, so using the "limit" control can make auto focus work faster.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good for the price

Paul, Amazon
13 April 2013
  • Summary: The clarity was very good and the minimum focus distance is great. The two issues I have are with the focusing. It requires too many turns of the knob to go between the focus ends. This results in much longer time to focus on the subject. The problem is the same in AF and manual. The second issue may be my inexperience with macro lenses, but without a tripod the subject was usually out of fuzzy.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sharp lens with slow motor

Jeffrey S. Smith, Amazon
29 August 2009
  • Summary: I like this lens, and have taken some great shots of my son and flowers. The lens is very sharp, and the clutch focus is a nice feature. I use this with my Nikon D80. My biggest gripe is the focus is very slow. Sometimes, in lower light, it won't find the focus. Also, it wasn't clear to me when I purchased it, but the F/2.8 is only when focused at infinity. When doing a 1:1 macro shot, it is limited to F/4.
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Overall 6
6.0

Dazled

dazled, epinions.com
21 November 2008
  • Excerpt: I picked up a Tamron 90mm Macro F 2.8 a week back and I was truly dissappointed to see the aperture
  • Pros: 1.Good sharpness. 2.Good flash reproduction. 3.Good pricing
  • Cons: 1.No F2.8 aperture control trhough the focus range. 2. No VR or IS in the lens.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

xml5000, Photography Review
12 September 2006
  • Summary: Not overley impressed with the sample I got. Strange colour ring formations not assoiciated with flare were often evident in photos. Generally speaking a bit soft.
  • Pros: Price
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

Photography Review
26 June 2003
  • Summary: Excellent lens length for small groups at a distance, esp nice for environmental portraiture. The weak link is not the optics but the mount.
  • Pros: Handy size and easy controls
  • Cons: The mount is sticky and shifts fromAE to Manual when I lock it on. Several photos show a blurriness that is likely a tipped optical plane, something no independent lens manufacturer likes to mention: their lens is as good as the mate-up with whatever camera you own.
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Overall 6
6.0

Apparent focal length

Anthony, FutureShop
14 June 2014
  • Summary: You have the apparent and actual focal lengths backwards. It's listed as 90mm on crop sensor and 144mm on full frame. It should be the other way round!
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Overall 6
6.0

Superb optics but grinds when focussing

TaffyTeaBag, WEX
3 June 2012
  • Summary: Excellent optics for a lense of this price bracket, but very noisy on auto focus mode. yes, I admit that normally you would focus manually in macro, but when using the lense in normal telephoto mode, the focussing is accurate but the gearing system inside sounds like a "grinding" noise.If you can, pay the extra £100.00 and get the Canon EF 100mm f2.8.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Quick Focus, Sharp Focus
  • Cons: Noisy
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Overall 6
6.0

Gute Bildqualität, aber.....

M. Schöner, Amazon
6 May 2013
  • Summary: Ich hatte schon öfter gelesen, dass dieses Makroobjektiv langsam und laut ist, aber meistens ist es dann nicht so schlimm wie einige schreiben. Bei diesem Objektiv kann man gar nicht übertreiben!!! Der Autofokus ist extrem laut und extrem langsam, so das ich sogar von unbrauchbar sprechen würde. Leider möchte ich auf Autofokus nicht komplett verzichten, so werde ich es wohl wieder zurückschicken.
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Overall 6
6.0

nicht mein fall

Chris P, Amazon
2 March 2013
  • Summary: Das Objektiv ging zurück primär weil es aus der UK kam Es ist laut es ist nervig bis es mit dem AF den Punkt gefunden hat Ich bin aufs Sigma 50mm DG EX umgestiegen und bin zufrieden. Dieses ist leichter und wesentlich wertiger verarbeitet Abildungstechnisch ist aber nichts am Tamron auszusetzen Bilder sind Knackscharf Wer also 90mm Brennweite will der kann zugreifen Allerdings ist der Maßstab 1:1 aus freiher Hand kaum machbar Bei dem Sigma geht freihand locker 1:2...
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