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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2014, 11:33:53 AM »
Personal lens status update: Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro sold, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM bought! I'm expecting it in the mail tomorrow :)
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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2014, 11:33:53 AM »

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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #31 on: January 24, 2014, 01:51:28 PM »
Personal lens status update: Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro sold, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM bought! I'm expecting it in the mail tomorrow :)

Congrats!
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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #32 on: January 24, 2014, 01:53:32 PM »
Personal lens status update: Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro sold, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM bought! I'm expecting it in the mail tomorrow :)

Congrats!

And to think is was all because of your great review of the excellent new Tamron  :o  ;)
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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #33 on: January 24, 2014, 02:51:19 PM »
Personal lens status update: Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro sold, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM bought! I'm expecting it in the mail tomorrow :)

Congrats!


And to think is was all because of your great review of the excellent new Tamron  :o  ;)

You sold your Tamron because Justin wrote an excellent review of it, and bought the Canon?  Makes no sense...

I've considered buying this new Tamron lens, it looks like a terrific value relative to the Canon.  It might even be as sharp or sharper than the Canon...probably determined mostly by sample variation.  Probably not a lot of difference either way, but mainly I would prefer 90mm to 100mm focal length...besides the lower price.

My main photographic work does not encompass much macro, so that is the main reason I've decided against buying a macro lens.

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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #34 on: January 24, 2014, 03:09:22 PM »
Personal lens status update: Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro sold, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM bought! I'm expecting it in the mail tomorrow :)

Congrats!


And to think is was all because of your great review of the excellent new Tamron  :o  ;)

You sold your Tamron because Justin wrote an excellent review of it, and bought the Canon?  Makes no sense...

I've considered buying this new Tamron lens, it looks like a terrific value relative to the Canon.  It might even be as sharp or sharper than the Canon...probably determined mostly by sample variation.  Probably not a lot of difference either way, but mainly I would prefer 90mm to 100mm focal length...besides the lower price.

My main photographic work does not encompass much macro, so that is the main reason I've decided against buying a macro lens.

Well, all things considering, and Dustin's recommendations aside from price I'd say the Canon is the better lens, and promises to retain its value better in the long run :) Besides that I'd like that little extra focal length, I think it will serve me well despite the small difference.
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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #35 on: January 24, 2014, 03:26:38 PM »
Personal lens status update: Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro sold, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM bought! I'm expecting it in the mail tomorrow :)

Congrats!


And to think is was all because of your great review of the excellent new Tamron  :o  ;)

You sold your Tamron because Justin wrote an excellent review of it, and bought the Canon?  Makes no sense...

I've considered buying this new Tamron lens, it looks like a terrific value relative to the Canon.  It might even be as sharp or sharper than the Canon...probably determined mostly by sample variation.  Probably not a lot of difference either way, but mainly I would prefer 90mm to 100mm focal length...besides the lower price.

My main photographic work does not encompass much macro, so that is the main reason I've decided against buying a macro lens.

Well, all things considering, and Dustin's recommendations aside from price I'd say the Canon is the better lens, and promises to retain its value better in the long run :) Besides that I'd like that little extra focal length, I think it will serve me well despite the small difference.

Ah, you mean Justin has found a Tamron lens he doesn't like?  Perhaps I should read over the review!

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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #36 on: January 24, 2014, 05:08:15 PM »
Personal lens status update: Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro sold, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM bought! I'm expecting it in the mail tomorrow :)

Congrats!


And to think is was all because of your great review of the excellent new Tamron  :o  ;)

You sold your Tamron because Justin wrote an excellent review of it, and bought the Canon?  Makes no sense...

I've considered buying this new Tamron lens, it looks like a terrific value relative to the Canon.  It might even be as sharp or sharper than the Canon...probably determined mostly by sample variation.  Probably not a lot of difference either way, but mainly I would prefer 90mm to 100mm focal length...besides the lower price.

My main photographic work does not encompass much macro, so that is the main reason I've decided against buying a macro lens.

Well, all things considering, and Dustin's recommendations aside from price I'd say the Canon is the better lens, and promises to retain its value better in the long run :) Besides that I'd like that little extra focal length, I think it will serve me well despite the small difference.

Ah, you mean Justin has found a Tamron lens he doesn't like?  Perhaps I should read over the review!

Errrhh no... the review triggered me to review the way I look at Macro lenses, and the outcome turned out to be slightly unexpected. Consider it a journey, not everything in life is straight forward ;)
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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #36 on: January 24, 2014, 05:08:15 PM »

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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #37 on: February 17, 2014, 07:36:43 PM »
nice review as usual but i'm not sure how this will do against the canon 100 f2.8L
I bought my canon for a bit over $800 a couple of years ago brand new off ebay (from digital rev I think)

so there is not much of a price gap certainly not one worth the trade offs related to going tamron over canon

especially considering you say the build isn't up to the canon, its got 10mm less focal length which is important in macro

dunno how it will do its certainly not a situp and take notice lens like the 150-600 or even the new 24-70 and 70-200 combo vs their much more expensive canon competitors

i think this tamron will have a huge price drop in a while when they dont sell well, once that happens they will become more popular no doubt. I think its price needs to be in the $400 to $500 range to have more appeal to people looking for good optics at a lower cost to the canon or nikon genuine lenses
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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #38 on: February 18, 2014, 03:50:35 AM »
nice review as usual but i'm not sure how this will do against the canon 100 f2.8L
I bought my canon for a bit over $800 a couple of years ago brand new off ebay (from digital rev I think)

so there is not much of a price gap certainly not one worth the trade offs related to going tamron over canon

especially considering you say the build isn't up to the canon, its got 10mm less focal length which is important in macro

dunno how it will do its certainly not a situp and take notice lens like the 150-600 or even the new 24-70 and 70-200 combo vs their much more expensive canon competitors

i think this tamron will have a huge price drop in a while when they dont sell well, once that happens they will become more popular no doubt. I think its price needs to be in the $400 to $500 range to have more appeal to people looking for good optics at a lower cost to the canon or nikon genuine lenses

But how do you really feel about it?  :P

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Re: Review: Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro VC USD
« Reply #38 on: February 18, 2014, 03:50:35 AM »